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.
The Member of Parliament who begins his speech "No-one, Mr. Speaker, entertains a higher regard for His Majesty than I do..." is the author of the original play and the movie script.
Good evening, Mrs. King.
Queen Charlotte: Good evening, Mr. King.
The servant Fortnum states that he is leaving royal service to open a provisioner's shop in Piccadilly ("a step up from emptying piss-pots"), a comical allusion to the Fortnum & Mason's establishment. The film takes place in 1788, 81 years after F&M was founded in 1707. In fact, the company's co-founder's grandson entered royal service in 1761, which led to an expansion of the company's business.