The Story Behind The King’s Speech; Powerful Compelling Stories
Mark is a writer, filmmaker and custodian of the Logue archive. He co-authored â€œThe Kingâ€™s Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy.â€
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A letter that shows how the Royal Family found Lionel Logue, the speech therapist depicted in the Oscar-winning film The Kingâ€™s Speech, has been discovered in the archives of the National Library of Scotland (NLS). (Heraldscotland.com, March 2, 2011)
The letter was addressed to John Murray V, a member of the John Murray publishing dynasty, who lived from 1884 to 1967. John Murray Vâ€™s nephew, John â€œJockâ€ Murray VI, was successfully treated for a stammer by Mr Logue. It was through Mr Murrayâ€™s recommendation to his friend, Lord Stamfordham, that Mr. Logue was introduced to the palace.