Harry Nash (Tom Bell) is the proprietor of a waxworks in a rundown seaside resort.
He has to struggle to make ends meet, but he manages to get by somehow.
Suddenly, Harry finds himself having to cope with his god-daughter Jace Elliott (Holly Aird), who comes to stay with him after the death of her parents.
Harry is a morose, self-contained individual, while Jace is a hard-bitten, abrasive young lady from a tough neighbourhood.
The two take an instant dislike to one another, but have to find ways to coexist