Survivors – BBC TV

The BBC's revival of the classic 1970s post-apocalyptic drama by Terry Nation

BBC confirms key cast and crew for new series of Survivors

Posted by Rich Cross on June 1, 2008

The BBC has revealed the key cast members and production personnel working on the new series of Survivors.

A BBC press release (issued on 30 May) also confirmed that work on the series is currently underway in Manchester and will continue until September 2008.

The cast will include (in alphabetical order): Freema Agyeman (Doctor Who; Torchwood) as Jenny; Nikki Amuka–Bird (No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency; Five Days) as Samantha Willis; Max Beesley (Hotel Babylon) as Tom Price; Shaun Dingwall (Doctor Who) as David; Julie Graham (William And Mary; Bonekickers) as Abby Grant; Paterson Joseph (Jekyll; The Beach; Peep Show) as Greg; Phillip Rhys (24; Nip Tuck; Flatland) as Al; Zoe Tapper (Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky; The Last Van Helsing) as Anya and newcomer Chahak Patel as 11-year-old Najid.

The producer is Hugh Warren (Frankenstein; The Chase), directors are John Alexander (Life On Mars; Sense And Sensibility) and Andrew Gunn (Life on Mars). The executive producers are Susan Hogg (Lark Rise To Candleford; Waking The Dead) and Adrian Hodges.

The press release also provides brief descriptions of each of the show’s characters.

This blog will be updated with additional information, based on the extensive detail provided by this press release, in the coming days.

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