The Last Post (2017): S01E05 – Precious Cargo


The Last Post is a British television drama series first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One from 01 October to 05 November 2017.


Laithwaite lies critically wounded in hospital. An 8mm film is received of George under threat of beheading. Mary Markham believes there is a message in the film from Yusra. A deadline of 18.00hrs is put on George’s life unless an exchange is made for Kadir Hakim. Yusra sends a coded message of George’s location. Major Markham’s pleas to his superiors fall on deaf ears as Hakim is moved to the coast by Captain Martin and Corporal Armstrong; the two soldiers that know of George’s whereabouts.

The Last Post Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Last Post here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 29 October 2017.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: 15.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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