The BEST Episodes of Press

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 9, 2020

Network: BBC One

Press is set in the world of newspapers - its past riven by hacking scandals, its present at the mercy of the digital age and the 24 hour news cycle, its future uncertain.

Two Worlds

#1 - Two Worlds

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 4, 2018

Holly is accused of losing her professional integrity when she mishandles a source. Leona finds an opportunity to impress her colleagues. Peter and Amina clear the way to make a big announcement about the future of The Herald. Ed's pride in his soaring professional achievements is marred by the arrival of a surprise new colleague.

star 8.04
75 votes
Don't Take My Heart, Don't Break My Heart

#2 - Don't Take My Heart, Don't Break My Heart

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 20, 2018

When The Herald uncovers a sex scandal, Holly makes a powerful enemy. Ed travels to Warwick to interview Geoff Newman, a man the media suspect of being involved in a local boy’s murder. Duncan proposes a deal that could make waves in the political world.

star 7.94
83 votes

#3 - Resonance

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 11, 2018

Duncan attempts to spend quality time with his son, Fred, but finds it difficult in the face of Sarah’s open hostility. Holly struggles to separate her personal grievances from her professional ambitions. James reopens communication with Jon Brooks. Emmerson presents Duncan with a seemingly impossible task.

star 7.93
69 votes

#4 - Magic

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 27, 2018

Amina feels defeated in the immediate wake of the Joshua West scandal. Holly ignores Amina's request to write a front-page apology. Duncan is shocked to learn that The Post has been banned from the daily press conference at Downing Street. Leona is approached by a surprising source who has a particular interest in James. Peter's support proves valuable to Amina as she suffers a personal crisis.

star 7.91
81 votes

#5 - Pure

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 13, 2018

Holly helps Leona investigate a lead at a hospital. Ed struggles with his conscience after a night working on the Post's showbiz desk.

star 7.70
90 votes
Directors: Tom Vaughan
Writers: Mike Bartlett
Death Knock

#6 - Death Knock

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 6, 2018

The left-leaning broadsheet the Herald and the populist tabloid the Post compete for the news.

star 7.49
109 votes
Directors: Tom Vaughan
Writers: Mike Bartlett