George VI"s other mentor who played with the stammerer at Wimbledon

The King’s smash! George VI”s other mentor who played with the stammerer at Wimbledon

11:16 PM on 17th June 2011

Tennis partners: George VI (left) with Sir Louis Greig at Wimbledon in 1926

Tennis partners: George VI (left) with Sir Louis Greig at Wimbledon in 1926

Wing man: George VI (right) with friend and mentor Wing Commander Major Sir Louis Greig who followed him to Cambridge and also joined the RAF

Wing man: George VI (right) with friend and mentor Wing Commander Major Sir Louis Greig who followed him to Cambridge and also joined the RAF

The other mentor: Colin Firth as George VI in blockbuster The King

The other mentor: Colin Firth as George VI in blockbuster The King”s Speech, with his therapist Lionel Logue (played by Geoffrey Rush)