King George VI: The Man Behind the King's Speech is the definitive story of the reluctant King whose struggle to overcome his shyness and speech impediment in order to speak to his subjects has captivated the film-going public. It is the true story of a very humble man who put aside his reluctance to be King in order to do his duty for Britain and the Empire. In so doing, King George VI and his wife Elizabeth became symbols of inspiration for the British nation during their war with Hitler's Germany. Featuring original footage of King George VI's reign, including many of the King's speeches, this unique documentary blends the past with the future and explains the story behind the award winning film The King's Speech with contributions from the film's star, Colin Firth, along with director Tom Hooper; and an in-depth interview with Mark Logue, the grandson of the King's speech therapist Lionel Logue. Further contributions include Peter Conradi, author of the bestselling book The King's Speech, who describes the background of the inspirational relationship between George VI and Lionel Logue. An exclusive overview of King George is provided by British television's Royal Correspondent, Tim Ewart, a recognised broadcaster with over twenty years experience who will be anchoring the television coverage of William and Kate's forthcoming Royal wedding.