The true story behind the multi-Oscar® winning movie The King s Speech. This is the true story of Bertie and Elizabeth, the King and Queen who won the hearts of a nation thanks to their love for each other, and for the country and people they served with a tremendous sense of duty and commitment. This DVD follows King George VI and Queen Elizabeth through the difficult abdication crisis of 1936 through to the Second World War and beyond. The story of King George VI has recently been made into the movie The King s Speech, which saw Colin Firth excel in the role of Bertie, instantly becoming one of the biggest British movies of all time. The film became a worldwide box office success, picking up seven Baftas before cleaning up at the Oscars, securing the awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay. This DVD provides a fascinating insight into the story of love and destiny that inspired The King s Speech.