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"The time for nuts is past, now tolls the bell of war"

Duration: 00:36

Warhorses of Letters returns to Radio 4 with more romantic correspondence between two of history's most important horses: Napoleon's mount Marengo and the Duke of Wellington's own Copenhagen.

This second series picks up the story of the two lovers sundered by fate as Napoleon returns from Elba. Their letters speak eloquently of love, loss, jealousy and nuts.

Available since: Mon 26 Nov 2012

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Warhorses of Letters Series 2, Episode 1

1/4 The two lovers are sundered by fate, as Napoleon returns from Elba. Starring Stephen Fry.

First broadcast: 28 Nov 2012

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