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The Last Post

Set in the mid-Sixties in the shimmering heat of Aden, Yemen, The Last Post centres on a unit of Royal Military Police officers and their families. Their job is two-fold: half soldiers and half policemen who face constant insurgency and threat. Danger is everywhere. Hand grenades, mines and sniper attacks are a constant threat.

As the insurgency takes a real hold and casualties mount it becomes harder for everyone not to start to ask the big questions. What are we doing here? Is it right? As the old established order of the Fifties comes apart who will survive and who will flounder?

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (2017 - 2017)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama War History
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes
Created by: Peter Moffat

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Previous Episode

The Bigger Picture

Episode 1x06; 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.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: The Bigger PictureNov 5, 2017
1x05: Precious CargoOct 29, 2017
1x04: The CO's BoyOct 22, 2017
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