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Dougray Scott and Jasper Britton star in Anouilh's tale of Kings and Bishops. Read More >

Jean Anouilh’s timeless classic captures the conflict between love and duty. As a young man Thomas à Becket was no saint: boozing and womanizing alongside his great friend King Henry II. In an act of friendship, Henry makes Becket Archbishop Of Canterbury, but then watches horrified as his cohort embraces his new role with dangerous zeal…

Dougray Scott returns to the stage for the first time in 4 years to play Becket, while Jasper Britton plays Henry II.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 20/10/2004

Opening Night: 27/10/2004

Closing Night: 11/12/2004

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Cast & Creative


Dougray Scott, Jasper Britton


Director - John Caird

Producer - Stanhope Productions

Designer - Stephen Brimson Lewis

Lighting Designer - Peter Mumford

Author - Jean Anouilh

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