Last Tsar, The

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*20090828Ian Curteis's drama examines an enduring mystery of the First World War - the apparent refusal of King George V to give sanctuary in England to his cousin Tsar Nicholas and his young family after the Tsar had been forced to abdicate following the Russian Revolution.|King George V....Derek Jacobi|Queen Mary....Phyllida Law|Lord Stamfordham....David Hargreaves|Lloyd George....Owen Teale|Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.|By Ian Curteis.|Why did George V refuse to give sanctuary to his cousin, Tsar Nicholas?