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Amazon Sets December Date for ‘The Last Post’ Premiere

Amazon has set a December date to premiere its original drama series The Last Post, the streaming service said Monday (Nov. 27).

All six episodes of the series, from The Night Of executive producer Peter Moffat, will be available to Amazon Prime viewers on Dec. 22, the company said.

The Last Post stars Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife), Jessie Buckley (War and Peace) and Jeremy Neumark Jones (Denial), and centers on the lives of a unit of Royal Military Police officers and their families during the social and political unrest of the mid-sixties.

The Last Post is executive produced for Bonafide Films by Margery Bone and Elwen Rowlands and by George Faber and Mark Pybus for The Forge Entertainment. 

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