The Lost Prince (2003)




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This historical drama from director Stephen Poliakoff was produced for and originally aired on the BBC. Miranda Richardson and Tom Hollander star as Queen Mary and King George V. After discovering that their son Prince John (Daniel Williams and Matthew Thomas) suffers from epilepsy and learning disabilities, the royals have the boy sent off to be raised in a rural farmhouse, lest he tarnish the family's image of superiority. Removed from the public eye and the attention of his parents, Prince John forms a loving bond with his nurse, Lalla (Gina McKee). ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi


Tom Hollander
as King George V
Daniel Williams
as Prince John [child]
Matthew Thomas
as Prince John [adult]
Brock Everitt-Elwick
as Prince George [child]
Rollo Weeks
as Prince George [adult]
Ivan Marevich
as Tsar Nicholas
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Critic Reviews for The Lost Prince

All Critics (2)

In The Lost Prince, Poliakoff took a historical moment and built it into something disjointed, scaffolded, cold and unbelievable.

Oct 10, 2018 | Full Review…

The Lost Prince is a gorgeously filmed, bittersweet study of family dysfunction and the resiliency of the spirit in the face of loneliness and rejection.

Jul 2, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Lost Prince


Oh that BBC! Another wonderful production. Moving. Inspiring. All around really well done biodrama. Tissues a must by the time it all wraps up...

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

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Overlong drama is well made but far too leisurely paced. Miranda Richardson stands out.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Good movie. Cute little boy.

Leigh Ryan
Leigh Ryan

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