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documents or the lives of the men and women involved. It’s early 1943 and the Allies are planning an assault on Sicily. Everyone knows it, including the enemy. So what can they do? In the interest of saving thousands of lives and hopefully shortening the war, the secret service looks for a way to convince Hitler that the plan is to attack Greece instead. The body- i n- t he- w ater idea is only one of many under consideration, but Winston Churchill (Simon Russell Beale) is keen on it, so a group is set up to esh out the plan, so to speak. Led by Ewen oM ntagu (Colin Firth) and Charles Cholmondeley (a M tthew a M cfadyen), “Room 13” invents a M jor William a M rtin and, day after day, weaves an extraordinarily detailed life for him that they hope will prove impervious to investigation.

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