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The Madness of George III - Full Length Play, Drama

The Madness of George III

Alan Bennett

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Full Length Play, Drama

22m, 6f

"Absolutely engrossing." - New York Post

"A richly amusing evening of high office politics with plenty of contemporary resonances." - Daily Express

"What Mr. Bennett achieves with a consummate sense of theatre is in mak…

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Full Length Play

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In this sensational drama from the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain George III becomes increasingly erratic after losing the American colonies until doctors are brought in to cure his madness. All of them are eminently respectable quacks and one is in the employ of the Prince to Wales, a man with a strong motive for easing the king further into madness. When the King recovers with the aid of a country doctor, a constitutional crisis is averted. Nigel Hawthorne starred at London's National Theatre, on Broadway and film as mad King George.
"Absolutely engrossing." - New York Post

"A richly amusing evening of high office politics with plenty of contemporary resonances." - Daily Express

"What Mr. Bennett achieves with a consummate sense of theatre is in making this remote, ambiguous monarch character totally accessible to a modern audience, at once a fascinating figure of both tragedy and heroism." - The Daily Mail

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Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett was born in Leeds in 1934. After studying at Oxford University he collaborated as a writer and performer with Dudley Moore, Jonathan Miller and Peter Cook in Beyond the Fringe in 1960 at the Edinburgh Festival. He then turned to writing full time and produced his first stage play Forty Years On in 1968. His other plays include Getting On, Habeas Corpus, The Old Country, The Lady in ... view full profile

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