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Brexit TV drama airs in UK ahead of crunch vote

London: 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 UK screens just as lawmakers gather for a momentous Brexit vote. "Brexit: The Uncivil War", which airs on Monday, dramatises the characters and strategies behind the historic 2016 vote, under the tagline: "Everyone knows who won. But hardly anyone knows how." Commissioned in 2017, its creators could hardly have dreamed of a better moment to release the…