Caroline Aston is A regular contributor to premier British royalty glossy 'Majesty' she has also written for The Daily Telegraph and she acts as royal expert for 5 BBC stations. She is returning to the high seas after a couple of years cruising the rivers of Europe
1. Edwardians in Love
High living and high jinks: the aristocratic game of love explored. From the nursery to the boudoir we peep through the keyhole at the manners, modes and morality of lords and ladies long gone and the highs and lows of past love affairs.
2. Queen Victoria; passion, power and prudery
Our ship's namesake. A look at this intriguing lady and her life.
3. Crinolines, Corsets and Cow Dung
The horror and hell of fashion history: sit back and prepare to wince as we canter through 11 centuries of cosmetics and clothes that were often literally to die for!
4. Kings, Queens and Shady Ladies
The art of the royal mistress. A look at the British royal family from that merry monarch Charles II to the present day.
5. Edward VII Alexandra: infidelity, intrigue and illusion.
In the centenary year of his death a look at the opulent and rather rakish times of Edward the Caresserng Edward VII. From his prison-like childhood to his years as leader of glittering London society with his exquisitely beautiful, much betrayed wife Alexandra at his side we will take a walk through the highlights and lowlife moments of a racy royal life.