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The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech

by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi (Quercus, 2010)

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This significant if straightforward dual biography of speech therapist Lionel Logue and King George VI, supplemented by excerpts from both men’s correspondence, will be of particular interest to those familiar with the film but not the liberties this took in dramatising events.

 

The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech

dir. Tom Hooper (2010)

Hooper_The King's Speech

Focussing on their humanity rather than strict historical accuracy, this exquisitely acted and directed biographical drama brings to screen the relationship — both personal and professional — between serial stutterer King George VI (Colin Firth) and his Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush).