The BEST Episodes of The Last Post

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 25, 2020

Network: BBC One

Drama series set in the mid-sixties, in which a unit of Royal Military Police officers and their families deal with the challenges of politics, love and war in British-controlled Aden.

The Bigger Picture

#1 - The Bigger Picture

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 5, 2017

Joe's future in the army hangs in the balance. Armstrong fears for Yusra's safety. Honor is devastated by Joe's secret past. Markham struggles between duty and his own moral compass.

star 8.34
138 votes
Precious Cargo

#2 - Precious Cargo

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 29, 2017

The NLF demand a swap. Alison watches over Ed, conflicted about their marriage. Honor confronts Martha. Yusra gets a coded message to Armstrong. Joe disobeys orders.

star 8.02
155 votes
Directors: Miranda Bowen
Writers: Peter Moffat

#3 - Starfish

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 8, 2017

Led by Major Harry Markham, the Royal Military Police assist special forces on a dangerous mission. Mary Markham experiences complications with her baby's birth, and Alison Laithwaite introduces Honor to the BP Club.

star 7.77
203 votes
Directors: Jonny Campbell
Writers: Peter Moffat
The CO's Boy

#4 - The CO's Boy

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 2017

The RMP begin their desperate search. Tilbrook takes Markham to visit an important prisoner. Alison can't go on with her pregnancy. Alison confides in Honor about her affair. Ed receives intelligence that leads him into danger.

star 7.54
165 votes
Directors: Miranda Bowen
Writers: Mick Collins, Peter Moffat
The New Man

#5 - The New Man

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 1, 2017

Captain Joe Martin arrives in Aden with his wife Honor to replace the outgoing and much-loved Captain Nick Page of the Royal Military Police.

star 7.53
260 votes
Directors: Jonny Campbell
Writers: Peter Moffat
Above Thy Deep And Dreamless Sleep

#6 - Above Thy Deep And Dreamless Sleep

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 15, 2017

Captain Joe Martin meets with American journalist Martha Franklin to demand that she hand over incriminating evidence. Christmas celebrations at the Royal Military Police base are cut short by a shocking discovery.

star 7.51
180 votes
Directors: Jonny Campbell
Writers: Peter Moffat