Colin, an English country doctor, inadvertently reveals to his wife Kathryn that one of their good friends, George Riley, has an incurable disease. To boost the dying man’s morale, the couple integrates him into their amateur theater troupe. Meanwhile, the sad news spreads through George’s entourage, starting with Tamara and her fickle spouse Jack, the patient’s best friend. Monica, Jack’s ex-wife, is now living a peaceful life with Simeon, a farmer. The situation takes an unexpected turn when George’s seductive power works on all three women and causes discord amongst the three couples.