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The Madness of George III (2018)

With the King's mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man.

Director:

Matthew Diamond

Writer:

Alan Bennett (by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nadia Albina ... Fitzroy
Nicholas Bishop Nicholas Bishop ... William Pitt
Mark Gatiss ... King George
Debra Gillett Debra Gillett ... Queen Charlotte
Amanda Hadingue Amanda Hadingue ... Fox / Dr Pepys
Jack Holden Jack Holden ... Greville
David Hounslow ... Thurlow
Stephanie Jacob Stephanie Jacob ... Dr. Baker / Sheridan
Louise Jameson ... Dr. Warren
Andrew Joshi ... Henry Dundas
Adam Karim Adam Karim ... Fortnum
Harry Kershaw Harry Kershaw ... Duke of York
Adam Penford Adam Penford ... Himself - Director (pre-show)
Billy Postlethwaite ... Braun
Sara Powell ... Lady Pembroke
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With the King's mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

National Theatre Live: The Madness of George III See more »

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Trivia

In the play, George III reads Shakespeare's King Lear. Adrian Scarborough (who plays Willis in the production) previously appeared in a revival of King Lear at the Royal National Theatre alongside Simon Russell Beale in the title role. The production was subsequently broadcast to cinemas by National Theatre Live - the same people behind the broadcast of this play. See more »

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