The Last Post

The BEST episodes of The Last Post

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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.

Last Updated: 4/28/2022Network: BBC One
The Bigger Picture
143 votes

#1 - The Bigger Picture

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/5/2017

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.

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Precious Cargo
160 votes

#2 - Precious Cargo

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/29/2017

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.

Directors: Miranda Bowen
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208 votes

#3 - Starfish

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/8/2017

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.

Directors: Jonny Campbell
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The CO's Boy
170 votes

#4 - The CO's Boy

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/22/2017

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.

Directors: Miranda Bowen
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The New Man
265 votes

#5 - The New Man

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/1/2017

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.

Directors: Jonny Campbell
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Above Thy Deep And Dreamless Sleep
185 votes

#6 - Above Thy Deep And Dreamless Sleep

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/15/2017

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.

Directors: Jonny Campbell
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