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London – British actor and comedian Eddie Izzard will star in a BBC science drama about the invention of radar as part of a slew of science program orders that the U.K. public broadcaster unveiled on Wednesday. Izzard will star as Scottish radar inventor Robert Watson-Watt in Castles In The Sky, a factual drama that will tell the story of the fight behind the invention, which saved the country in the Battle of Britain during WWII. Laura Fraser (Breaking Bad) will play his wife, Margaret. The cast also includes Alex Jennings (The Queen), Tim McInnerny (The Devil’s Whore),

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