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Powerful historical drama. When Henry II appoints his drinking and wenching companion Thomas Becket as Archbishop of Canterbury, he hopes to lessen Church interference. But Becket takes the job seriously and soon the friends come into conflict.

Release date:

2 hours, 23 minutes

Last on

Mon 4 Apr 2016 13:15


Role Contributor
Thomas BecketRichard Burton
King Henry IIPeter O'Toole
King Louis VII of FranceJohn Gielgud
Gilbert Folliot, Bishop of LondonDonald Wolfit
Empress MatildaMartita Hunt
Queen EleanorPamela Brown
GwendolenSiân Phillips
Archbishop of CanterburyFelix Aylmer
Cardinal ZambelliGino Cervi
Pope Alexander IIIPaolo Stoppa
Brother JohnDavid Weston
BaronPercy Herbert
DirectorPeter Glenville
WriterJean Anouilh
WriterEdward Anhalt

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