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Episode 2

Warhorses of Letters, Series 3 Episode 2 of 4

By Robbie Hudson and Marie Phillips

Stephen Fry and Daniel Rigby star as Napoleon's horse Marengo and Wellington's horse Copenhagen, with an introduction by Tamsin Greig, in the world's first epistolary equine love story.

Still cruelly sundered by fate despite the war having ended, Marengo is put rather unwillingly out to stud and discovers the overwhelming and exhausting joys of parenthood, and Copenhagen finds a new way of passing the time - writing racy horse fan fiction, a genre for which he turns out to have a remarkable flair...

Produced by Gareth Edwards.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 6 Mar 2018 23:00


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