Note reveals story behind King's Speech film

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A letter revealing the story behind who put the Royal Palace in touch with speech therapist, Lionel Logue, has been uncovered in Edinburgh.

Mr Logue treated the stammer of the Duke of York, who went on to become King George VI.

The story inspired the Oscar-winning film, The King's Speech.

The letter, dated 18 May 1925, is from Baron Stamfordham, King George VI's father's private secretary, to John Murray V, who recommended Mr Logue.

The letter thanks Mr Murray for passing on the speech therapist's details and states that he would send them on to the "Duke of York's people"....

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