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.
There had been some question as to whether Sir Nigel Hawthorne was sixty-five at the time of filming. King George III was fifty at the time of his first bout of insanity.
No, I... I cannot do it ma'am. Besides, if Her Majesty sees him, he-he-he-he still utters such improprieties.
Lady Pembroke: About what?
Greville: About... uh... about you madam.
Lady Pembroke: Tell me.
Greville: I cannot say.
Lady Pembroke: What is it His Majesty dreams of doing, Mr.Greville, hmm? Is it this?
During all of the live musical performances (most notably during the George Frideric Handel Water Music performance that the King attends) the instruments are tuned to the modern tuning of A=440Hz instead of the lower pitched A=415Hz that 18th century instruments were tuned to.