In which the editor panics. Quite a lot.
The editor has been summoned to Buckingham Palace on Friday, November 17th.
Given that she has waited so long to have the date confirmed, Lady Bracknell had anticipated that the editor would react calmly once the news arrived, as befits an employee of a member of the aristocracy.
But Lady Bracknell's confidence was sorely misplaced. The editor is all of a fluster, and can be heard to fret, "But I haven't been back to the milliner yet to discuss hat colours!" and, "But that's really soon, and I haven't even bought my shoes!".
Lady Bracknell suspects that this weekend may prove rather trying...