Sure enough everybody has heard of a movie called The King’s Speech, as apart from being pretty good, it turned out to be the big winner in the 2010 edition of the Academy Awards, calling the attention of even more people. But what about the real story that inspired the movie? What about the real struggle of King George VI to fight his speech impediment? What about the real Lionel Logue who helped him stop stammering? What happened before and after the two men met?
Lionel’s grandson Mark Logue wondered these same questions and, encouraged by the production of the movie, started researching everywhere he could to discover the true story of The King’s Speech. Under this title and with the help of biographies authour Peter Conradi, he wrote a very interesting book gathering all that information. Continue reading