Survivors – BBC TV

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

Starburst: interview with writer-producer Adrian Hodges

Posted by Rich Cross on June 17, 2008

The June 2008 edition of Starburst includes an interview with new Survivors series’ writer and producer Adrian Hodges. The article introduces the following snippets of information:

  • The 90-minute pilot (penned by Hodges) will be helmed by Life on Mars director John Alexander
  • Hodges will write the first, second, fifth and sixth episodes; Gabby Chiappe (Lark Rise to Candleford) will pen episode three; and Simon Tyrell (The Firm) will script episode four
  • Hodges suggests that, by common consent, the first series of the original Survivors was the most popular
  • Hodges confirms that he would be keen to see a second series of the new Survivors commissioned, if the show proves successful. “It’s not a mini-series”, he reveals

Starburst June 2008
Starburst June 2008

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