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Derek Jacobi

The King’s Speech (2010)

The King’s Speech is a startlingly effective crowd-pleaser, an uplifting production that soars on the back of strong direction and sensational performances. The film focuses on the life of King George VI (Colin Firth), most notably the…

The King’s Speech (2010)

There'll always be an England: the tongue-tied monarch In England stuttering has been an upper-class, public school gesture, "the Eton stutter." But the real thing is a severe affliction, perhaps caused by childhood traumas. Albert, or…