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Napoleon returns from Elba. Will Marengo and Copenhagen’s equine love survive? Stars Stephen Fry. From November 2012.

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.

Marengo ..... Stephen Fry
Copenhagen ..... Daniel Rigby
Narrator ..... Tamsin Greig

Written by Marie Phillips and Robbie Hudson.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2012.

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13 minutes

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Role Contributor
Marengo Stephen Fry
Copenhagen Daniel Rigby
Narrator Tamsin Greig
Producer Gareth Edwards
Writer Marie Phillips
Writer Robbie Hudson

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