Monday 21 December 2020

Back In Time With Maisie: 2018

Back In Time 2018

In my time-travel rom com, The 12 Christmases of You & Me, Maisie travels back in time to Christmases of her past, and we're going to travel back with her and find out what was happening during the years she goes back to. 

2018 was the year the Christmas number one was a song about sausage rolls, comic book-inspired films dominated the big screen, and The Incredibles' sequel finally made it into the cinema.

Back in Time 2018

Christmas Number One:

We Built This City... on Sausage Rolls (Ladbaby)

Big Chart Hits in the UK:

This is Me (Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble)

Shotgun (George Ezra)

Perfect (Ed Sheeran)

These Days (Rudimental ft Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen)

Paradise (George Ezra)

One Kiss (Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa)

Feel it Still (Portugal. The Man)

Girls Like You (Maroon 5 ft Cardi B)

Leave a Light On (Tom Walker)

Youngblood (5 Seconds of Summer)

Highest Grossing Films:

Avengers: Infinity War

Black Panther

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Incredibles 2


Events, Music & TV:

War on plastic: Prime Minister Theresa May makes pledge to eradicate all avoidable plastic waste in the UK by 2042. She proposes a ban on plastic straws and cotton buds in England while supermarket chain Iceland announces it will stop the use of plastic for its own-brand products by 2023

Friends is added to UK Netflix

After four years off the air, Dancing On Ice makes a return to our screens. Jake Quickenden and his professional skating partner, Vanessa Bauer win

Toys 'R' Us goes into administration

Blue Peter reaches its 5000th episode

The 'Beast from the East' arrives in the UK. The heavy snowfall causes widespread disruption and leaves people stranded in their cars

Events in 2018

The tax on sugary drinks is brought into effect

Louis Arthur Charles, the third child of Prince William and Kate is born. He is the fifth in line to throne

The statue of Suffragette Millicent Fawcett is unveiled in Parliament Square, London. It is the first statue of a woman to be placed here

Prince Harry and Megham Markle marry at St George's chapel at Windsor

England reaches the semi-finals stage of the World Cup for the first time since 1990. They play against Croatia and lose 2-1
The Lightning Seeds reach number one in the charts with 'Three Lions' for the fourth time

A 20ft 'Trump baby' blimp is flown over Westminster during the US president's visit to the UK

Events in 2018

BBC One airs its new thriller, Bodyguard

Jodie Whittaker makes her debut as The Doctor

Kim Tate returns to Emmerdale. The return was initially for one week, but it's announced Claire King will reprise the role on a permanent basis

Channel 4 airs the ninth series of The Great British Bake Off, with Rahul Mandal being crowned the winner

Big Brother's nineteenth and final series is aired on Channel 5

Stacey Dooley and her professional dance partner, Kevin Clifton win the sixteenth series of Strictly

Flights are disrupted at Gatwick Airport due to reported sightings of a drone over the airfield

A House Through Time, The Button, The Split, Killing Eve, Derry Girls, and The Circle also have their British TV debuts

Events in 2018

Find out more about The 12 Christmases of You & Me

The 12 Christmases of You & Me Jennifer Joyce

What if you could go back in time and fix the biggest mistake of your life?

Two years ago, Maisie’s best friend walked out of her life and she hasn’t heard from him since. When she wakes up in 1994, she naturally assumes she’s dreaming. But when she finds herself in the past again the next night and her actions in the dream alter her present-day life, she begins to wonder if she’s somehow hopping back in time. And if she is time-travelling, can she save her friendship with Jonas?

When Maisie is forced to relive Christmases of the past, will she face up to her mistakes, or make them all over again?

The 12 Christmases of You & Me is a magical tale of friendship, first loves, and learning to live in the present.


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