The Last Post

The Last Post

Bonafide Films (2017)
UK | English | Color | 1h

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.

Cast View all

Jessie Buckley Honor Martin
Stephen Campbell-Moore Ed Laithwaite
Amanda Drew Mary Markham
Ben Miles Harry Markham
Jeremy Neumark-Jones Joe Martin
Jessica Raine Alison Laithwaite
Ouidad Elma Yusra Saeed
Chris Reilly Sergeant Alex Baxter
Tom Glynn-Carney Tony Armstrong
Louis Greatorex Lance Corporal Paul Stoneham
Richard Dillane Harvey Tilbrook
Kevin Sutton Corporal Israel Orchover
Essie Davis Martha Franklin
Toby Woolf George Markham
Aymen Hamdouchi Kadir Hakim

Crew View all

Director Miranda Bowen
Writer Peter Moffat
Producer Margery Bone
Photography David Luther
Musician Solomon Grey

Episodes View details

1 The New Man 60 min | Sep 30, 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.

Director: Jonny Campbell
Writer: Peter Moffat
2 Starfish 60 min | Oct 07, 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.

Director: Jonny Campbell
Writer: Peter Moffat
3 Above Thy Deep And Dreamless Sleep 60 min | Oct 14, 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.

Director: Jonny Campbell
Writer: Peter Moffat
4 The CO's Boy 60 min | Oct 21, 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.

Director: Miranda Bowen
Writer: Peter Moffat, Mick Collins
5 Precious Cargo 60 min | Oct 28, 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.

Director: Miranda Bowen
Writer: Peter Moffat
6 The Bigger Picture 60 min | Nov 05, 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.


Barcode Format Region Released Edition
883929621736 DVD 1 Jun 26, 2018
5051561042102 DVD 2 Nov 13, 2017
9398700031976 DVD
8711983967885 DVD