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Episode 3

Warhorses of Letters, Series 2 Episode 3 of 4

13 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 12 December 2012

By Marie Phillips and Robbie Hudson

The romantic correspondence between two of history's most important horses: Napoleon's mount Marengo and the Duke of Wellington's own Copenhagen. The opposing armies are on the march through Belgium, but our lovers face a more immediate challenge to their relationship as Marengo's stablemate Marcy turns out to be a stalking horse.

Produced by Gareth Edwards.


Stephen Fry
Daniel Rigby
Tamsin Greig
Gareth Edwards
Marie Phillips
Robbie Hudson


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