About the Film

His Majesty was all powerful and all knowing. But he wasn’t quite all there.


In the late 18th century England’s benevolent King George III gets ill showing signs of mental instability. This opens the door for court intrigue, political backstabbing and the claim of the throne by his worthless son, the Prince of Wales.


Director: Nicholas Hytner
Year: 1994
Cast: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves
Created By: Alan Bennett

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