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King's Speech writer Seidler: 'I was writing about myself'


The King's Speech screenwriter David Seidler describes how he wrote to the Queen of England to get permission for the film, based on the true story of King George VI's battle to cure his stutter.

Seidler, who himself suffered from a stutter, talks to the BBC's Rajesh Mirchandani about what drove him to share this tale with the world.

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