In the last hour, the BBC has posted a Survivors series one ‘catch-up’ trailer on its You Tube channel. The video is also available through the BBC’s own progamme page for Survivors.
Broadcast on BBC One just before 9pm on Tuesday 29 December 2009 (ahead of episode two of the new The Day of the Triffids adaptation), the first 40-second Survivors series two trailer offered a montage of images from episode one and the tag-line ‘Fighting to Survive’. The trailer confirms that episode one of series two… Read More BBC shows first Survivors series two trailer
A two-page feature on series two of Survivors – written by the author of this blog – is published today in SciFiNow magazine (Issue 36). The feature – illustrated with behind-the-scenes shots showing Max Beesley’s (Tom Price) location filming on episode one – includes interview testimony from cast members Julie Graham (Abby Grant), Paterson Joseph… Read More Survivors series two features – SciFiNow
Following the recent revisions in the BBC plans regarding the scheduling of Survivors series two, the BBC Press Office now indicates that episode one will be shown at 9pm on Tuesday 12 January 2010. The BBC also reports that episode two will transmit a week later at 9pm on 19 January 2010.
The BBC has pulled the Survivors Interactive web site, previously located at http://www.bbc.co.uk/survivors. The URL now redirects to the BBC Programme listing for series one at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00ftbv3. All of the content on Survivors Interactive reflected the six episodes of series one, so it was all-but certain that the material would be either withdrawn or updated… Read More BBC withdraws series one Survivors Interactive web site
The BBFC has rated the third episode of series two of Survivors as a ’15’, with the consumer advice that it “contains strong violence”. The BBFC previously rated episode one as a ’15’ and awarded episode two with a ’12’ rating.
The BBC Press Office has now published its press pack for Survivors series two – including brief interviews with Julie Graham, Max Beesley, Paterson Joseph, Phillip Rhys, Zoe Tapper and a guide to ‘additional characters’ (new and returning).
The new issue of SFX magazine (No 191) contains a five page preview feature on Survivors series two featuring interviews with cast and crew carried out as part of a set visit during the Birmingham location filming.
The Digital Spy site has posted a Survivors series two preview interview with showrunner and lead script writer Adrian Hodges. The interview, which was recorded during the Survivors series two press day in October – quite naturally – includes revelations about series two characters and plot developments which could be treated as ***SPOILERS***. Thanks to… Read More Digital Spy posts Adrian Hodges S2 preview interview
The transmission date of episode one of the second series of Survivors is still not confirmed – with the BBC Press Office’s confirmation of an 12 January 2010 premier for episode two withdrawn from its web site. Clearly, the scheduling of Survivors still remains in a state of flux. This blog will be updated with… Read More Survivors series two – BBC Press Office pulls episode two date
The BBC Press Office reports the second episode of series two of Survivors will broadcast at 9pm on BBC1 Tuesday 12 January 2010 (episode two is featured as a highlight of that week’s schedule). Although not confirmed, this makes it all-but certain that the first episode of series two would be shown on Tuesday 5… Read More Survivors series two – January 2010
The BBC Press Office has published a short promotional feature on series two of Survivors in an end-of-year ‘Coming soon’ round-up. The article confirms that the “high octane” second series “picks up moments after the thrilling cliff-hanger” of episode six, but provides no confirmation of a transmission date. Please be aware that the article contain… Read More BBC confirms ‘high octane’ series two ‘coming soon’ – but gives no date
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has published its ratings decisions for the first two episodes of the series two of Survivors ahead of its DVD release next year. Episode one has a ’15’ rating and the consumer advice that it “contains strong violence and medical gore”; episode two is rated ’12’, with the… Read More BBFC rates Survivors series two episodes for DVD release