Born A King
A Celtic/Arena Co-Production
Director: Agusti Villaronga
Producers: Andres Gomez / Stuart Sutherland
Starring: Ed Skrein, Hermione Corfield, Kenneth Cranham, James Fleet, Laurence Fox, Abdullah Ali
An extraordinary true story set in 1919. BORN A KING is a coming-of-age story about 14 year old Faisal, an Arab prince who is dispatched from the deserts of Arabia to London by his warrior father, Prince Abd Al-Aziz, on a high stakes diplomatic mission to secure the formation of his country. In London he must negotiate with some of the pre-eminent figures of the age, including Lord Curzon and Winston Churchill, while forming a friendship with Princess Mary who helps guide him through the corridors of power.