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Episode 4

In the equine love story, old age has come to the horses and Marengo is sick. Copenhagen gallops to his side. From January 2014.

The last in the series of the epistolary equine love story starring Stephen Fry as Napoleon's horse Marengo and Daniel Rigby as the Duke of Wellington's mount Copenhagen, with an introduction by Tamsin Greig.

Old age has come to our horses, and Marengo is sick. Copenhagen is determined that he and his true love will be truly together just once before Marengo quits this earthly life for a new paddock in the sky.

In perhaps the most moving exchange of letters ever sent by one horse to another the final act of this tragic love story unfolds.

Written by Robbie Hudson and Marie Phillips
Produced by Gareth Edwards.

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 20 Mar 2018 23:00

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Credits

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

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