The story of the unorthodox relationship between England’s King George VI and his Australian speech therapist who helped him to overcome his stammer.

Production companies: See Saw Films, Bedlam

Producers: Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Gareth Unwin

Backers: UK Film Council, Aegis Film Fund, and Molinare London

Director: Tom Hooper

Screenplay: David Seidler

Cast: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Jennifer Ehle, Guy Pearce, Derek Jacobi and Michael Gambon

Locations: UK locations: Lancaster House, the Bradford Bulls Stadium, Ely Cathedral, Harley Street and Battersea Power Station.

Shooting dates: November 13 for seven weeks

Contact: Bronwyn Pike at DDA (44) 20 7932 9800