The film portrays Cummings (Cumberbatch) as a self-described disruptor who would retreat to an office cleaning cupboard to war-game his Brexit strategy undisturbed.
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A television drama starring "Sherlock Holmes" star Benedict Cumberbatch as the mastermind of the divisive campaign to pull Britain out of the European Union hits U.K. screens just as lawmakers gather for a momentous Brexit vote.The creators of the two-hour political drama, commissioned in 2017, could hardly have dreamed of a better moment to release the TV movie, with Britain at a critical juncture in the Brexit process.Cumberbatch plays Dominic Cummings, a former political adviser to euroskeptic MPs who was the director of Vote Leave, the official pro-Brexit group that helped win the referendum despite all the mainstream political parties backing continued EU membership.Graham said he was eager not to pass judgment on the digital strategies deployed by Brexit supporters as police and official inquiries continue.Graham admitted taking on the divisive issue of Brexit, which has exposed deep-seated fault lines in British society, was a more "terrifying" prospect.
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