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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?
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.
The RMP begin their desperate search. Tilbrook takes Markham to visit an important prisoner. Alison feels that she cannot go on with her pregnancy, and confides in Honor about her affair. Ed receives intelligence that leads him into danger.
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.
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.
Chris Reilly(Sergeant Alex Baxter)
Amanda Drew(Mary Markham)
Stephen Campbell Moore(Lieutenant Ed Laithwaite)
Jessica Raine(Alison Laithwaite)
Ben Miles(Major Harry Markham)
Louis Greatorex(Lance Corporal Paul Stoneham)
Essie Davis(Martha Franklin)
Kevin Sutton(Corporal Israel Orchover)
Jessie Buckley(Honor Martin)
Jeremy Neumark Jones(Captain Joe Martin)
Tom Glynn-Carney(Lance Corporal Tony Armstrong)
Ouidad Elma(Yusra Saeed)
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