The Last Post was the sixtieth release in the Companion Chronicles audio range. It was the fourth story of season 7. It was written by James Goss and featured Liz Shaw.

Publisher's summary

People are dying. Just a few, over a period of months... but the strange thing is that each person received a letter predicting the date and time of their death.

Throughout her time as the Doctor’s assistant, Liz Shaw has been documenting these passings.

Her investigation ultimately uncovers a threat that could lead to the end of the world, but this time Liz has someone to help her.

Her mother.


Part one

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Part two

to be added



  • Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart is on one of Dame Emily Shaw's committees.
  • Liz's sister Lucy is an architect who works in Reading. She has at least two children.
  • Liz tells her mother that the Doctor is still getting used to his "new face" and that he resembled a "geography teacher" when he first encountered UNIT.
  • Emily is an expert in medieval belief systems. She lectures at St. Hugh's College, an all-girls school at the University of Oxford. She holds two doctorates.
  • Emily was a friend of Winston Churchill, whom she affectionately refers to as "Old Winnie." The Doctor reminds her of Churchill.
The Last Post

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