Audrey Dudman was the mother of Ace and Liam McShane. She was the daughter of Frank and Kathleen Dudman and was born during the Second World War. In 1943, the ship which Frank was serving on was torpedoed and he was proclaimed missing, presumed dead.
That same year, Audrey met Ace, her future daughter. Ace, initially not knowing the young Audrey was her mother, hated her name because of its connection to her mother, but came to love her, at least partially due to her friendship with Kathleen. Ace helped Audrey and Kathleen escape from the Haemovores and sent them to live with her other grandmother. (TV: The Curse of Fenric)
At around the age of twenty-seven, Audrey gave birth to Dorothy Gale McShane on 20 August 1970, daughter to Harry McShane. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Revelation) Ace would grow to hate her mother. (TV: The Curse of Fenric)
She later had a son, Liam, in 1974. After having an affair with her husband's best friend, Harry left her, taking the infant Liam with him. Ace did not learn of his existence until she met him on Ibiza on 14 May 1997. (AUDIO: The Rapture)
Ace was whisked away by the time storm in 1987. (TV: Dragonfire) She later met Robin Yeadon, a man who Ace had encountered in 1968, and briefly had a relationship with before she unwillingly abandoned him. They met in a nightclub, and subsequently began having a relationship. Together, they attended the wedding of Bernice Summerfield and Jason Kane on 24 April 2010, where they met Ace again. (PROSE: Happy Endings)
When Ace was attending the Time Lord Academy on Gallifrey, she discovered that her mother had died of cancer. She was warned by her tutor not to try to go back in time and prevent that from happening. (AUDIO: The Lights of Skaro)