Based on the true story of King George VI, reluctantly thrust onto the throne amidst the Abdication Crisis, and his remarkable friendship with maverick speech therapist Lionel Logue, who helped him overcome his crippling stutter and find a voice with which to lead his country into war.
The film is directed by Tom Hooper (The Damned United, John Adams) and stars Academy Award® Winner Colin Firth, Academy Award® Winner Geoffrey Rush, and Academy Award® Nominee Helena Bonham Carter at the head of an all-star cast.
The King's Speech was released across the world, grossing in excess of $400M to become the most successful independent British film of all time. It is currently available on DVD and Blu-Ray.
Gareth was Producer alongside Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of See Saw Films, with Simon as Co-Producer.
Official Selection Telluride Film Festival 2010
Official Selection Toronto International Film Festival 2010 - Winner of People's Choice Award
Official Selection BFI London Film Festival 2010
Winner of at least 70 awards worldwide, including:
Academy Awards - Best Film, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor
BAFTA - Best Film, Best British Film, Best Original Screenplay, Best Music, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress
BIFA - Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Actress
Top Prizes at the PGA, DGA, SAG, CDG and ADG Awards