King Richard IV enjoys life on the throne and a secret mistress, PM's staff member Miranda Hill. PM Edward Shaw politely brushes aside royal questions about the press-reported case of defense cuts that allegedly caused army doctor Stoan's needless death. Rich generously smiles at 'spare heir' George's playboy prince day schedule. Alas his kid brother sneaks into the palace to consult the chief superintendent, Peter Bayfield, after his nearly retired driver Ray Mellor hit 'a deer', which they fear may be a person, but Mellor has another story. There is a victim, Jack 'Dobbsy' Dobbs. Page Kulvinder 'Vinny' Ganatra starts a down-to-earth palace life memento business. Ambitious princess Eleanor is even more eager for a scandal than the press, which outs a sympathetic royal letter to widow Stoan. The PM's office counter-attacks.