1839. The queen's realm is in the grip of revolutionary fervour. John Frost, idealistic
and charismatic leader of the South Wales Chartists leads his dispossessed
followers to Newport. Similar risings are planned throughout the land. these will
signal a new dawn: one that heralds the end of opression by a tyrannical ruling
But the tide of history is not turning the rebels' way. And in the depths of his struggle
against a power that will severly punish him, John Frost finds succour in his
passionate and enduring love for his wife.