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Byline: By Monty Smith

THE KING'S SPEECH C4, Sunday, 9pm, Oscar-winner Colin Firth (above) takes the lead as the man who didn't expect to be Britain's king. Brother Edward's 1936 abdication leaves Bertie, our dear Queen's dad, stammering in the spotlight. It might not be good history, but it's high drama. Co-star Geoffrey Rush won his Oscar in the mid-90s for Shine. He's every syllable Firth's equal in this. (Cert 12, 2010) ....

THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE Tuesday, Film4, Tuesday, 6.50pm, An amusing look askance at Windsor Castle, as quacks try to reacquaint George III (Nigel Hawthorne, right) with reason. The music is graciously provided by Handel.

(Cert PG, 1994) ...

IT'S COMPLICATED Thursday, Film4, 9pm PREMIERE Colin Firth's Mamma Mia! consort Meryl Streep (above) is having a guilty affair with Alec Baldwin. They've been divorced for 10 years. Bashful architect Steve Martin is the spare wheel. Like the title says Likeable Nancy Meyers comedy, a breath of fresh air after The Holiday, ITV2 Wednesday 10pm. (Cert 15, 2009) ...
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Apr 6, 2013
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