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The Duke of York and Lionel Logue  SIR: I enjoyed Neil McDonald’s film review of The King’s Speech (“Truth and Travesty”, April 2011) but I dispute his assertions on one matter. He claims that “to intensify the drama” David Seidler (responsible, in the main, for the screenplay) “makes Logue probe more insistently into the psychological causes of George’s stammer than he probably would have done in reality. Still it is likely that at one time or another the King confided something about his truly ghastly upbringing to his therapist” (emphasis  mine). Logue’s understanding of Albert’s problems with his father was gained…

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