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The Last Post 

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Aden 1965. This is the story of a British army unit fighting a Yemeni insurgency in the Middle East and the women and children who were there with them.
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Jessie Buckley ...  Honor Martin 6 episodes, 2017
Jeremy Neumark Jones ...  Captain Joe Martin / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Tom Glynn-Carney ...  Tony Armstrong / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Jessica Raine ...  Alison Laithwaite 6 episodes, 2017
Ouidad Elma ...  Yusra Saeed / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Stephen Campbell Moore ...  Ed Laithwaite / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Ben Miles ...  Harry Markham / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Louis Greatorex ...  Lance Corporal Paul Stoneham / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Amanda Drew Amanda Drew ...  Mary Markham 6 episodes, 2017
Chris Reilly ...  Alex Baxter / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Toby Woolf ...  George Markham 6 episodes, 2017
Kevin Sutton Kevin Sutton ...  Corporal Israel Orchover / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Richard Dillane ...  Harvey Tilbrook 6 episodes, 2017
Essie Davis ...  Martha Franklin 5 episodes, 2017
Kal Naga ...  The Informant / ... 5 episodes, 2017
Aymen Hamdouchi ...  Kadir Hakim 5 episodes, 2017
Clayton Evertson Clayton Evertson ...  NLF Fighter / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Andrew Havill ...  Dr. Russell 3 episodes, 2017
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Aden 1965. This is the story of a British army unit fighting a Yemeni insurgency in the Middle East and the women and children who were there with them.

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The BBC production crew was unable to obtain permission for the British Ministry of Defense to use the proper RMP crest for the production. They had to design a new crest that was at least 35% different from the real one. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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Fabulous
14 February 2018 | by BeamermanSee all my reviews

I'm really surprised by the number of negative reviews on here. The Last Post was a fabulous drama. I can't speak for the historically accuracy of the details but the cinematography, the scenery and the overall picture painted were beautiful and rang true to me.

The story unfolded very effectively over the six episodes giving a mix of the overall political backdrop with a number of more personal dramas each of which was engaging and interesting.

The acting was a delight. Just about every performance was perfect.


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22 December 2017 (USA) See more »

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Cape Town, South Africa

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