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Murder in the cathedral

Author: T S Eliot; Paul Scofield; Howard Sackler
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Caedmon, [1968]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on LP : LP recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170, a drama about the assasination of St. Thomas à Beckett, who opposed Henry II's attempt to limit the clergy's privileges.
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Genre/Form: Historical drama
Verse drama
Drama
History
Named Person: Thomas, à Becket Saint; Thomas, à Becket Saint
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: T S Eliot; Paul Scofield; Howard Sackler
OCLC Number: 3263638
Notes: Playable also on monaural equipment; automatic sequence.
"The Theatre Recording Society production folio" (16 p. : illus.) laid in container.
Credits: Director, Howard Sackler.
Performer(s): Play; starring Paul Scofield, with supporting actors ; Howard Sackler, director.
Event notes: Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, Jan.-April, 1971.
Description: 2 audio discs (98 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo ; 12 in.
Responsibility: T.S. Eliot.

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Set in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170, a drama about the assasination of St. Thomas à Beckett, who opposed Henry II's attempt to limit the clergy's privileges.

The story of the murder of Thomas a Becket as seen through the eyes of the great poet. A dramatization in verse of the murder of Thomas Becket at Canterbury. The theatre as well as the church is enriched by this poetic play of grave beauty and momentous decision.

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