Film and book about the King and his speech therapist


Mark Logue tells BBC Breakfast about his grandfather Lionel Logue, the therapist who helped King George VI (Bertie) overcome his speech problems.

Mark shows us the appointment card belonging to Lionel with comments his grandfather had noted about the King's health.

The book and film are based on the true story of King George VI who with the support of Logue, his family, his government and Winston Churchill, overcome his stammer and delivered a inspirational radio-address to the nation.

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