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Operation Mincemeat: BBC2 | 9pm | Sun 5th December

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BBC2For more than 60 years, the true story behind Operation Mincemeat has been shrouded in secrecy. Now, best-selling author and Times columnist Ben Macintyre reveals how a remarkable team of British secret agents and a dead Welsh tramp pulled off the boldest - and most bizarre - deception of the Second World War.

Based on Ben Macintyre's bestselling book of the same name, the film is directed by Russell England and produced by Stephen Walker.

Walker George Films are delighted to introduce Ben Macintyre as an exciting new BBC talent. For more information about him and the film, visit our filmography page for Operation Mincemeat. To see photos of the production, go to the gallery.

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