Discover the king behind The King’s Speech.

Albert Frederick Arthur George was the king’s second son and had no aspirations to the throne. Yet he ended up one of the 20th century’s most popular monarchs. How?

Our in-house royal historian Traci explains how George VI ascended to the throne, the genesis of his famous speech, and his roles during World War One and World War Two.

You’ll also discover which member of the royal family used a knife and fork the first time they ate a hot dog…

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