A portrait of Michael Foot, ex-leader of the Labour Party, looking at his life and career in politics since the 1940s. His relationship with his wife Jill is touched on, and she also makes comments. Also, considers events in his political life and his relationship with Tony Blair. Includes contributions from various other relatives, colleagues and close friends. (Includes footage of Foot, as Labour leader, canvassing with a young Tony Blair during a by-election).