Becket Or The Honour Of God [Drama On 3]


DO320091004Written by Jean Anouilh and translated by Lucienne Hill.

It is 1173 and Henry II, the Norman King of England pays penance for the murder of the Archbishop Thomas Becket, once Chancellor and his friend.

Plantagenet power has triumphed over the independence of the clergy, but at what personal cost?

Henry II....Toby Stephens

Becket....David Morrissey

Queen Mother....Sara Kestelman

Archbishop....Adrian Lukis

London....Jonathan Keeble

Oxford....Terence Wilton

York/Pope....Mark Perry

Saxon Man/Cardinal.