Once upon a time, there was a prince who took his job very seriously indeed. Beachfront Castle was extremely leaky and Bernard knew that he ought to marry a rich princess. But what about true love? What about living happily ever after? Then Bernard went swimming and met an enchanting mermaid and that's when his troubles really began. How can a landlubber prince and a beautiful mermaid have a happy ending? Luckily, love always finds a way, and in a hilarious turn of events, Prince Bernard and his mermaid bride can be together at last!
Timothy Knapman is both writer and playwright and was cast adrift on a boat made of books when he was small, but finally made his way to Surrey where he now lives.