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The Kings Speech and Stammering

Duration: 15:44

Anne McElvoy discusses stammering, the subject of the award-winning film The Kings Speech, in which Colin Firth acts out King George VI's struggle with his speech impediment. Novelist Margaret Drabble and Norbert Lieckfeldt, Head of the British Stammering Association, explore the history of the stammer and our attitudes towards the condition.

Available since: Mon 24 Jan 2011

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Night Waves

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