Blair Griffin, movie star is getting divorced and her husband Morgan is coming to pick up his paintings. A paparazzo named Tony Lombardi, obsessed with Blair, arrives and is invited in. Blair's agent, Maggie, joins in the mystery. The cast is completed by Lieutenant Gus Braden and Sergeant Doris Ayleworth who have to sort out the "situation".
Separate Tables charts the lives and loves of the residents of a Private Hotel. Mr Malcolm enjoys goading Mrs Railton-Bell, whilst enjoying the attentions of Miss Cooper. Meanwhile a newspaper scandal causes an upset that puts Major Pollock's safe life in jeopardy.