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[[File: Kings Speech Four.jpg|200px|thumb|left|Lionel Logue c 1930]]
==The relationship between the King and the speech therapist==
The movie shows that over time that the two men began to become real friends, despite their differences. This was the case and it appears that both men liked each other and even enjoyed each other’s company. The relationship between the British king and the Australian is very realistically shown and indeed they remained friends until the early death of George VI. The movie shows that Logue was present when George made important Radio broadcasts to the British Public. This was into the case, but for many years Logue continued to coach the king so that he could speak in public. In the movie Logue is shown as present when George VI pronounced that Britain was at war with Germany in September 1939 during a radio address to the nation. This is not correct, but the Australian did provide the king with notes, on things where he should pause and breathe, and these were a real help in what was the most important speech the monarch ever made. Logue continued to coach the king for many years until about 1944.
Logue is shown as being very much at ease in the presence of the King and treating him like any other client. This was not the case, despite their genuine friendship, Logue would have been expected to have been somewhat formal and respect the Royal Person of the King at all times. In real life Logue was not as easy-going and familiar with George VI as portrayed in the historical drama <ref> Logue, p. 167</ref>.
==The representation of the main characters==
Colin Firth’s performance was widely praised. The British actor won the Academy Award for Best Actor. While the performance of Firth was widely acclaimed there was some concerns about how accurately he portrayed the monarch. In the main Firth did manage to capture George VI and his character in the feature film. The British actor did correctly show that the monarch was a very shy and insecure man who felt that he was not equal to his Royal duties and this was something that greatly distressed him <ref> Logue, p 189</ref>. His stammer may have been a result of his sense of inadequacy, but this cannot be known, for certain. Firth does show that the monarch did grow in stature after he was crowned as King. It leaves the viewer in no doubt that by the end of movie that Firth, who has largely overcome his stammer was able to lead his country in its hour of greatest danger <ref> Logue, p 192</ref>. This was the case and the monarch became widely respected during the war with Hitler’s Germany for his leadership and his calm dignity. However, the script tends to be overly sympathetic to George and avoided the rather unpleasant aspects of his character such as his fits of anger and alleged acts of domestic violence. The performance of Helena Bonham Carter was praised, and she does capture the personality of Queen Elizabeth (1900-2002). She was a very supportive wife and dedicated to her husband and she did not want him to become king because she feared what it would do to him and to her family as shown in the feature film<ref. Rhodes, p 201</ref>. Geoffrey Rush played the character of the speech and language therapist Logue and he presented him as a larger-than-life figure who was charismatic and this was indeed the case. It is generally agreed that Rush really captured the personality of the acclaimed speech and language therapist.