George VI

Well-acted, badly written and poorly directed: Churchill reviewed

17 June 2017 9:00 am

The star of this film is the music, composed by Lorne Balfe. I really liked it, which was just as…

Could a monarchy save America?

19 November 2016 9:00 am

I started watching The Crown, the £100-million television series on the early years of the Queen’s reign, on Netflix but…

Netflix’s The Crown is so good I’m considering giving up on terrestrial TV altogether

12 November 2016 9:00 am

Nairobi. February 1952. Laughing children brandishing sticks are driving an indignant bustle of ostriches up a rudimentary 1950s-Africa semi-bush runway…

Henry VIII, Edward VI, Charles I, George VI and George V

Game of thrones: five kings spanning five centuries launch a new series on royalty

3 January 2015 9:00 am

Nigel Jones reviews the first five titles to appear in a new series on British monarchs

Finding my voice

15 January 2011 12:00 am

Love helps a stutter more than speech therapy

Mastering the k-word

11 December 2010 12:00 am

The film The King’s Speech, which is due to appear in the UK in January, tells the story of George VI’s struggle to overcome his stammer.