The Last Post (2017): S01E05 – Precious Cargo

Introduction 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. Outline 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… Read More

The Last Post (2017): S01E04 – The CO’s Boy

Introduction 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. Outline The RMP and other units mount a desperate search in the town for Yusra and George. The Royal Scots unit find George’s teddy bear at Yusra’s home. Yusra’s… Read More

The Last Post (2017): S01E03 – Above Thy Deep and Dreamless Sleep

Introduction 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. Outline Starfish is reported captured by the paratroopers. Major Markham wants Martin to recover the photographic film of the atrocity taken by Martha Franklin. Mary Markham returns home with… Read More

The Last Post (2017): S01E02 – Starfish

Introduction 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. Outline Following the ambush the Royal Military Police assist special forces on a dangerous mission to capture an insurgent leader, Starfish. An American reporter, Martha Franklin, travels with the… Read More

The Last Post (2017): S01E01 – The New Man

Introduction 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. Outline Captain Joe Martin arrives with his wife, Honor, in Aden to replace the outgoing Captain Nick Page. He soon has to adjust to life on the front line… Read More

The Last Post TV Series Overview (2017)

Introduction 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. Outline It is set in the backdrop of the Aden Emergency and a unit of the Royal Military Police depicting the conflict and the relationships of the men and… Read More

Carry On Sergeant (1958)

Introduction Carry On Sergeant is a 1958 British comedy film about National Service starring William Hartnell, Bob Monkhouse and Eric Barker; it is the first in the series of Carry On films, with 31 entries released from 1958 to 1992. Outline Newly married Mary Sage (Shirley Eaton) is distraught when her husband Charlie (Bob Monkhouse)… Read More

Carry On Film Franchise

Introduction The Carry On series primarily consists of 31 British comedy motion pictures (1958-1978 and 1992), four TV Christmas specials, a television series of thirteen episodes, and three stage plays. The films’ humour was in the British comic tradition of music hall and bawdy seaside postcards. Producer Peter Rogers and director Gerald Thomas drew on… Read More