The Last Post

The Last Post

A daily satirical news fantasy. From the comedy team behind The Bugle. Imagine a world just like this one where a man called Trump still runs the free world, where Brexit continues to rage on and climate change continues to simultaneously burn, melt and pour on things. Imagine this world also has podcasts and there is a satirical show that speaks truth to power, but this one is hosted by Alice Fraser, and it's released daily.... Show More

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January 29, 2021 39 min

As Alice Fraser surveys the smouldering ashes of the apocalypse from her space station, she connects with tech bajillionaire Josh Gondelman and former child star Gareth Reynolds to see how they are adapting to the post-apocalyptic landscape. 


What has happened with Josh's fortune? Does money even exist any more? How has Gareth managed to survive and thrive in the new world? How valuable a commodity is half a glass of water? And ...

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January 1, 2021 3 min

Right, it's my turn now. 


Listen in, Posters. 


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December 31, 2020 25 min

As the dragonchild circles overhead, scorching the lands - avoiding the cricket grounds of course - celebrity celebrity Andrew Zaltzman joins Alice Fraser to reflect on how lucky we are to live through, or at least up until, an apocalypse. 


Hear what happened when Andrew had now-awoken sleeper King Arthur onto his chat show, where he told him what he makes of modern-day England, including the set-up at Parliament and quantity of kni...

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December 30, 2020 18 min

As the imminent apocalypse looms large, Alice Fraser caught a moment with on-the-run unsuccessful children's party Neil Gaiman impersonator and successful Neil Gaiman ghostwriter Neil Gaiman after he escaped the suspiciously over-friendly winter solstice celebrations on Summerisle, in the independent biodome formerly known as Scotland. 


Neil first aired his curiosity in the local tradition in episode 336 (Scotland news), before ...

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December 29, 2020 14 min

As the year 2020 hurtles to a close, the negotiations with the space-time continuum glitch that delivers this podcast to at least one other dimension have reached a critical point. Comandante Nato Green, union organiser and negotiation expert, tells us what to expect. 


If you're with us at this stage, there's every chance you know what Nato is about. If you missed any episodes over the holiday period though, do pop back and ...

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December 28, 2020 15 min

As the octopus people of New New Zealand emerge from the seas, celebrity celebrity Andrew Zaltzman ponders the future relationship between humans and cephalopods. What happens with their voting rights when in international waters, or in the contested fishing seas surrounding the UK? Are they communists? And is the whole octopus people story just a hoax anyway?


If you enjoyed Andrew today, then press play any episode of 2020 at rando...

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December 26, 2020 10 min

It's always nice to get a surprise present on Boxing Day, right?


We give you a veritable selection box of festive cheer! Eat too much yesterday? Then quench your thirst with Alice Fraser singing some delightful half-a-glass-of-water Christmas carol advertisements, plus hear some little bonus stocking fillers, silly noises and reminders of the glorious year of The Last Post.  


'The Pipes of a damn Angel' - The American ⭐⭐⭐...

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December 25, 2020 30 min

Wait, what happened there? Are we back? Is this the apocalypse? 


In part two of the first-ever live The Last Post - recorded in front of an audience of loyal Posters - Alice Fraser was joined by flapjack lumberjack Alison Spittle, tech bajillionaire Josh Gondelman, and time scientist Matt Kirshen.


As dragons circle the land, octopus people emerge from the seas, and sleepers from history return in our time of greatest need, our guests...

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December 24, 2020 14 min

With the Morgan-Johnson human/weredragon offspring circling overhead, and the Welsh dragon potentially seeking a rematch, who are the socialist revolutionaries siding with? 


Nato Green, Leader of the People's Army of the People United, joins Alice Fraser to draw his battle lines in the scorched lands of Britain. 


If none of this makes any sense, or even if it actually does, then it's well worth (re)listening to every episode ...

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December 23, 2020 14 min

King Arthur has arriven! Arriven? Arriven. John-Luke Roberts and Alice Fraser cross swords on the show today, as the recently-rediscovered royal covered surprise night-time knighting and, more significantly, the awakening of King Arthur, who has returned in our hour of greatest need. 


To hear more of the crazy goings-on of the past couple of weeks, you'd do well to (re)listen to every episode from 342 (Dragon news) onwards as th...

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December 22, 2020 23 min

Alice Fraser is joined by flapjack lumberjack Alison Spittle, tech bajillionaire Josh Gondelman, time scientist Matt Kirshen, plus a rare appearance from the increasingly-resentful glitch in the space-time continuum! This is part one of the live video show recorded on 20th December (ish).


Together they discussed some huge events - the birth of the Piers Morgan and Boris Johnson weredragon/human crossbreed child, sleepers awakening a...

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December 21, 2020 14 min

What makes an all-American Christmas in 2020 for The American? How about packing the family into a warm, poorly-ventilated room, eating buffet food, laughing in each other's faces, and getting up close for some classic party games like suck and blow. 


To hear The American's other appearances this year, listen to episodes 286 (American Hobby news), 294 (Election Heat news), and 351 (Deplorables news).


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December 19, 2020 11 min

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🚰 Bonus HAGOW advert alert! 🚰


Double bonus content again this week! Firstly, a fresh-out-the-tap never-before-heard half a glass of water advertisement. Then hear hat fanatics Tiff Stevenson and Alice Fraser, positively brimming with hat puns.


Before that, hear the Alice Fraser from your dimension introduce excerpts from this week's episodes, which...

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December 18, 2020 12 min

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John Luke-Roberts, the recently rediscovered royal and disgraced ex-Home Secretary, joins Alice Fraser to discuss the unwritten British constitution. This means everyone needs to walk around remembering it at all times - on their constitution constitutional, if you will. Listen in for some exciting news regarding its future, courtesy of Queen Elizabeth II.


For more f...

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December 17, 2020 13 min

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Celebrity celebrity and self-proclaimed lapsed Jew Andrew Zaltzman lights a candle for the extended '12 days of Hanukkah', a crossover collaboration with Christmas, with more religions looking to unite and work together to provide some certainty in uncertain times. 


To hear Andrew report on other religions, listen to episodes 332 (Royalty news), 338 (Restaura...

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December 16, 2020 16 min

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The American is back, and he's very confused. Are the useless idiot Democrats actually geniuses for rigging the entire election? Is Trump a hero for giving us the vaccine that we shouldn't take? Are rhino Republicans meant to be in the deep state swamp that Trump was draining? Take a journey through his conflicted mind as he talks Alice Fraser through some n...

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December 15, 2020 12 min

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Conspiracy theorist Tom Ballard joins host Alice Fraser from sunny almost-Covid-free Australia to discuss life in a post-Covid world. The good people of Davos have revealed a list of things set to change, as per The Great Reset: including a cashless society, no more comedy and no more podcasts!


If you enjoyed Tom today, you'll enjoy episode 124 (10 Years of Tom B...

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December 14, 2020 15 min

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Dick deflector Tiff Stevenson joins Alice Fraser to discuss the five stages of Christmas, how to feign present gratitude via Zoom, family zorb bubbles, and how the kids really deserve a special Christmas in 2020, if not just a living wage. 


To hear some very 2020-esque appearances from Tiff in 2020, listen to episodes 180 (Word of the Year So Far), 251 (Eye Makeup ne...

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December 12, 2020 12 min

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🚨 Bonus Neil Gaiman and Alice Fraser alert! 🚨


TWO pieces of exclusive bonus content this week - one from THE Neil Gaiman, who exercised his poetic license to talk about his poetic license, and the other from Alice Fraser on feminist emus. 


Before that, hear the Alice Fraser from your dimension introduce excerpts from this week's episodes, which fea...

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December 11, 2020 16 min

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Is climate change even real? Does climate itself even exist at all? In today's episode, conspiracy theorist and Alice Fraser's long-time on-again-off-again ex-lover Tom Ballard implores you to question everything. 


Alice and Tom also discuss 'weird freaky Mars man' Elon Musk, the existence or otherwise of the Coronavirus, and panda fracking. 


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