Tom and James Lees-Milne were at Eton together.
He’s been away fighting and returns on leave in the 2nd play. Tom is relaxed, witty, keen to spend the money he can’t spend when he’s fighting and, being a Mitford, not afraid to air his unorthodox views.
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