One of the most popular pastimes on the fated ship was dinnertime concerts where the juiciest gossip whizzed around the room. And with this group, there was a lot to talk about.
Educated at Oxford University and Queens University, Belfast, Gareth Russell is a historian, novelist, and playwright. He is the author of The Ship of Dreams, Young and Damned and Fair, The Emperor, and An Illustrated Introduction to theTudors. He lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland.