The relationship between Henry II of England and his childhood friend Thomas Becket changes when Becket becomes Archbishop of Canterbury and challenges the King's power over the Church, in Jean Anouilh's dramatization of real events.
Opening Night Cast
|Arthur Kennedy||Thomas Becket|
|Laurence Olivier||Henry II|
|Marie Powers||The Queen Mother|
Opening Night Production Credits
|Oliver Smith||Scenic Design|
|Jean Rosenthal||Lighting Design|