PG-13 | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
When King George III goes mad, his Lieutenants try to adjust the rules to run the country without his participation.
Sir Nigel Hawthorne, a stage and television actor, had little theatrical movie experience. He was so determined to reprise his award-winning stage role on-screen that he took the part of Dr. Raymond Cocteau in Demolition Man (1993) to prove that he had screen presence. Hawthorne was the producers' automatic choice for the lead. Alan Bennett only agreed to his play being turned into a movie if Hawthorne was cast as George III.
Do it, England, do it!
At the end of the film, the Royal Family goes to Saint Paul's Cathedral. A view of the front of the Cathedral shows that the clock in the left-hand tower is missing, but this was as a result of German bombing raids in the early 1940s.
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