Janine Duvitski in The Madness of King George III

When King George III goes mad, his lieutenants try to adjust the rules to run the country without his participation. The film follows the decline of King George III's mental stability and the methods used during his reign to treat those who were seen as mentally insane. 

Janine Duvitski plays Margaret Nicholson the woman famous for attempting to murder the king with a fruit knife.

Watch on Wednesday 24th January on Film4 at 6:50pm. 

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