THE KING'S SPEECH Posts Closing Notice - Will End Early May 12


It was announced today that the stage production of The King’s Speech will close early on May 12th.

A statement from the producers said: “Two years ago, originating producer Michael Alden was ready to put the play on and the film came along and blocked its path. At the start of this year, we believed that enough time had passed between the film and our opening. This clearly was not the case. We are extremely proud of what we have accomplished. It is a production of genuine quality that has been critically and publicly acclaimed across the board."

The world premier production of the original play by David Seidler took place on Friday 10 February at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud.

Directed by Adrian Noble and designed by Anthony Ward, the cast includes Charles Edwards as King George VI,Jonathan Hyde as Lionel Logue, Emma Fielding as Queen Elizabeth, Ian McNeice as Winston ChurchillMichael Feastas Cosmo Lang, and Joss Ackland as King George V. Further casting includes Charlotte Randle as Myrtle Logue, David Killick as Stanley Baldwin, and Daniel Betts as King Edward VIII.

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