If only I could remain young while the picture grows old. For that I’d give anything.... When Dorian Gray, a handsome young man about town, makes this wish, he can hardly guess that it will mark the beginning of a life of hedonism and debauchery. Soon enough his webs of deception and deceit catch innocent victims, some of them his closest friends, and the only evidence of his misdeeds is a long-forgotten portrait in his attic.
"Utterly beautiful. Extraordinary."
As the Advent season approaches, Bernice finds herself faced with the prospect of an old-fashioned family holiday, surrounded by her loved ones on a world they now call home...a time to forge new memories, together...and for a bitter enemy to claim what is rightfully hers. Life is never straightforward, however. The most haunted planet in the galaxy is requesting an archaeologist, and something very peculiar is happening at the last manned shipyard in the cosmos.
'Vesuvius Falling. Written by Tony Lee. Things aren't going great for Bernice Summerfield. Her one time comrade-cum-adversary, Irving Braxiatel, isn't the man she knew; her long-lost teenage son, Peter, isn't exactly pleased to see her; and she's woken up with one hell of a hangover....
Elizabeth is born. Tales of early childhood. The King dies, and the Wallis Simpson crisis ensues. King George VIth is crowned.
With her red London bus on course for the future, Iris runs slap-bang into the past! Materialising aboard Radio Yesterday, a space station broadcasting golden oldies to Earth's colonies, Panda finds something sinister in the air-conditioning and Iris comes face to face with her long-lost husband...(no, really!) As Iris, Panda and the crew of Radio Yesterday experience the true power of music, the evil Naxian hordes are poised to transmit a groovy message of death...to the entire galaxy!
Princess Diana dies. The monarchy rebrands itself for the future.
Annus Horribilis. Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson split up. Princess Anne divorces Mark Philips. The shaming Squidgygate and Cammillagate scandals.
The wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. The Falklands War. The relationship between Charles and Diana begins to fail.
The British Empire gradually dissolves. A TV documentary is made about the Royal Family. The Queen's Silver Jubilee and the assassination of Lord Moutbatten.
The Glamourous life touring the World and the difficult romances of Elizabeth's sister Margaret.
Elizabeth is crowned. Elizabeth and Philip embark on a huge tour of the Commonwealth.
July 1939: Elizabeth meets Philip her future husband. The War Years. The Royal wedding. Charles is born.