27th October 2004

Theatre Royal, Haymarket

By Jean Anouilh

Adapted and translated by Frederic & Stephen Raphael

This revival of Jean Anouilh’s play opened for a limited run at the Haymarket Theatre in London’s West End on 27th October 2004.

It was produced by Kim Poster of Stanhope Productions in association with Fast Track Pictures. Associate producers were Ashley Herman & Sean Sweeney, Holly Kendrick and Janet Robinson.

Creative Team

Director John Caird
Designer Stephen Brimson-Lewis
Lighting Peter Mumford
ComposerJohn Cameron
Sound Designer John Leonard
Casting Gillian Diamond
Historical Consultant Alison Weir


Thomas Becket Dougray Scott
King Henry II Jasper Britton
Archbishop of Canterbury John Quentin
Gilbert Folliot, Bishop of London Sean Baker
Bishop of York Michael Fitzgerald
Bishop of Oxford Arthur Kohn
Saxon Girl Catrina Lear
Gwendolen Bethan Bevan
1st Baron Arthur Kohn
2nd Baron Richard Stacey
3rd Baron Sean Baker
4th Baron Michael Fitzgerald
Little Monk Gareth Llewelyn
Brother William Daniel Pirrie
Queen Mother Ann Firbank
Eleanor of Aquitaine Polly Kemp
Prince Henry Michael Cox
Provost Marshall Paul Stewart
ArundelDaniel Pirrie
Pope Paul Stewart
Cardinal Arthur Kohn
Father Superior John Quentin