King George VI: The Man Behind the King's Speech

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The award winning movie The King's Speech, has taken the film world by storm. The true story of King George VI's struggle to speak in public to the British nation during the crisis of his brother's abdication and the onset of war with Hitler's Germany... read more

The award winning movie The King's Speech, has taken the film world by storm. The true story of King George VI's struggle to speak in public to the British nation during the crisis of his brother's abdication and the onset of war with Hitler's Germany has captivated the film-going public. King George VI: The Man Behind the King's Speech is a brand new documentary produced to coincide with the award ceremonies and home entertainment release of The King's Speech. Using archive footage of King George VI and new interviews with the grandson of Lionel Logue, the King's speech therapist, this unique documentary charts the life and story of the man who never wished to be King of England and how he overcame his personal limitations for the sake of a nation. The programme is brought right up to date with interviews and insights from the stars of The King's Speech such as Colin Firth, ending with the film's well deserved success at the Academy Awards.

Original Release

07/01/2011

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Cast

Colin Firth Himself / Self
Tom Hooper Himself / Self
Mark Logue Himself / Self
(see additional cast & crew)

Cast

Colin Firth Himself / Self
Tom Hooper Himself / Self
Mark Logue Himself / Self
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