The BEST episodes of Press

Every episode of Press ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Press!

The lives of the editors and journalists working at a left-leaning broadsheet and a populist tabloid.

Last Updated: 4/5/2024Network: BBC OneStatus: Ended
Two Worlds
80 votes

#1 - Two Worlds

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/4/2018

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.

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Don't Take My Heart, Don't Break My Heart
92 votes

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

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/20/2018

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.

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90 votes

#3 - Magic

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/27/2018

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.

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78 votes

#4 - Resonance

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/11/2018

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.

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100 votes

#5 - Pure

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/13/2018

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

Directors: Tom Vaughan
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Death Knock
120 votes

#6 - Death Knock

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/6/2018

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

Directors: Tom Vaughan
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