Don’t stop at Diana — let’s have all the royal ghosts

The Times

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Narrated by Giles Coren

I appreciate that the makers of The Crown are running out of material, but bringing back dead characters as ghosts does seem desperate. If all they’ve got left is spooky paranormal woo-woo, then why stop at Diana and Dodi? Why not have Mohamed Al Fayed, father of Dodi, seduced by the nymphomaniac ghost of Queen Victoria, who romps with him topless on his superyacht, and ends up sitting at the end of a diving board looking lonely in a smoking hot one-piece swimsuit and long, black, 19th-century widow’s veil?

Why not get the ghost of Henry VIII in to sort out Diana’s eating issues with a diet of roasted swan, inside a turkey, inside a pig, inside an ox? Could not the ghost of