12 certificateBecket is a Film programme that first aired in 1964 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

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Becket (1964)

Directed by
Peter Glenville

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.

Genre: Film

Running Time: 145 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1964

Classification: 12 Certificate

Production Country: UK/USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Richard BurtonRichard Burton...Thomas à Becket/
Image for Peter OPeter O'Toole...King Henry II
Image for John GielgudJohn Gielgud...King Louis VII of France/
Donald Wolfit...Bishop Folliot/
Martita Hunt...Empress Matilda/
Pamela Brown...Queen Eleanor [of Aquitaine]
Siân Phillips...Gwendolen
Felix Aylmer...Archbishop of Canterbury
Gino Cervi...Cardinal Zambelli
Paolo Stoppa...Pope Alexander III
David Weston...Brother John
Percy Herbert...Baron
Niall MacGinnis...Baron
Christopher Rhodes...Baron
Peter Jeffrey...Baron