Horses being put through paces in British Military Tournament rehearsals
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Backstage at British Military Tournament

The annual British Military tournament takes place this weekend, in which audiences will see the traditional field gun challenge, commandos abseiling from a helicopter and a submarine emerging through the floor.

The tournament, which began in 1880, was scrapped in 1999 for a few years but was brought back in 2009 to raise money for charities supporting British service personnel.

Graham Satchell went behind the scenes at rehearsals in Earl's Court.

  • 05 Dec 2013
  • From the section UK