Ian 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?