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Episode 1

Warhorses of Letters, Series 2 Episode 1 of 4

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. 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.

Produced by Gareth Edwards.

Release date:

13 minutes

Last on

Sat 9 Jan 2016 22:45


Role Contributor
MarengoStephen Fry
CopenhagenDaniel Rigby
NarratorTamsin Greig
ProducerGareth Edwards
WriterMarie Phillips
WriterRobbie Hudson