Rick Whittington is bored of his quiet life in the country, so he heads to the bright lights of London. He can see himself stepping out onto the red carpet at a glitzy awards ceremony. Sleeping in a doorway however, is what awaits him.
Luckily, a doorman at the famous Porchester Hotel sorts him out with a bed and a job in the kitchen. After getting into several scrapes, Rick discovers he has hidden talents and with the help of some clever mice, discovers that he may after all, be destined for the red carpet.