Drawing: Tom Conti and Laurence Fox in The Patriotic Traitor

Tom Conti Laurence Fox

Jonathan Lynn’s new play THE PATRIOTIC TRAITOR examines the gripping encounter between two giants of history, France’s WWI hero Philippe Petain and his protege Charles de Gaulle and the infamous armistice with Nazi Germany signed during the Second World War, which resulted in de Gaulle trying his life long friend for treason. Tom Conti played Petain and Laurence Fox was De Gaulle, which completed its run at North London’s Park Theatre last week. In his five-star review for the Daily Mail, Quentin Letts wrote “… scintilla tingly topical, beautifully written and magnificently acted.”

Both Tom and Laurence signed this montage drawing for me on the final night.