How I Partnered with Producers of The King's Speech & What I Learned Along the Way - Part 3

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Part 3 -In The Steps of a King

If you've already read part Part 1 and Part 2 of my series, than you know I was fortunate enough to partner with the producers of The King's Speech and The Tudors to write a series called Magna Carta.

As much as I love history, I didn't know much about King John. It wasn't until I picked up a book at the local library that the history of the King began to tug at me. He wasn't the nicest guy, I learned. From all accounts, he was rather evil. And while the book I was reading wasn't all that great, the history of King John was.

How I Partnered with Producers of The Kings Speech  What I Learned Along the Way  Part 3Photograph courtesy of James Lancaster / Copyright Reserved

And so I dove deeper. I started reading other historical accounts to determine if there was anything the writer missed about John’s story. There was plenty. To fill in the gaps, I began to read other books about his life. I began to write, too. A play. Still wanting to learn more about this fascinating man, I did something that many writers do or dream of doing -

I hopped on a plane and headed to England...




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