Friday, November 19, 2010

An interview with the stuttering screenwriter who brought us "The King's Speech"

Readers of The Eloquent Woman already know about The King's Speech, the new Colin Firth movie that examines how a king of England overcame his stuttering.  StutterTalk.com has this audio interview with screenwriter David Seidler, and notes that "During this episode Mr. Seidler discusses his own stuttering, writing the script, researching the project, rehearsals, specific scenes and working closely with Colin Firth and director Tom Hooper to get the stuttering right." 

If you stutter, you'll find the StutterTalk.com site full of resources and inspiring examples of prominent folks who stutter. Check out this fine resource.  To learn more about King George VI -- father of current Queen Elizabeth -- and how he overcame his stutter, pre-order a book based on the diaries of the king's coach, titled The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy.


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