Due to a slight production delay at the book’s printers, Worlds Apart: the unofficial and unauthorised guide to the BBC’s remake of Survivors will now be published on 7 April 2010. The book can be pre-ordered from the Classic TV Press website; and the latest news about the book can be found through the Classic… Read More Worlds Apart – Survivors guidebook – published 7 April 2010
Australian newspaper The Age published an extremely positive preview of Survivors ahead of the transmission on the opening episode of series one on Channel Nine on 21 March (the video contains advertisement previews). Serious concerns are being expressed at Channel Nine’s treatment of the series with reports that the channel had made signficant edits and… Read More The Age – Survivors Channel Nine preview video
Paterson Joseph (Greg Preston) appeared on ITV’s GMTV on Friday 26 March 2010. No online video of Joseph’s appearance is currently available, but GMTV‘s preview for the day (now only available as a cached Google page) indicates: the star of Survivors and Peepshow joins us to talk about his new drama Blood and Oil Joseph… Read More Paterson Joseph on GMTV – 26 March 2010
The Chron blog of the Houston Chronicle has posted reviews of all six episodes of series one of Survivors and of the opening episode of series two (which are being shown as a single 12 episode series on BBC America). New reviews will be added at the same URL as the remaining five episodes of… Read More Houston Chronicle – seven episode reviews of Survivors on BBC America
Although BBC America is presenting the twelve existing episodes of Survivors as a single ‘season’, the scheduling of the show was moved between episode six (the series one finale) and episode seven (the series two premiere) this week. The series one finale of Survivors was shown on Saturday 20 March, with the opening episode of… Read More BBC America – Survivors second series moves to Tuesday
Reviewing the Survivors series two DVD in SciFiNow magazine (Issue 39), James Rundle declares the second series “highly recommended” and adds: Alternately distressing, heartwarming, savage, restrained, brutal and disciplined, this is surely one of the finest post-apocalyptic shows of the millennium…. [I]t’s possible to jump in at this point if you missed the first season,… Read More SciFiNow Survivors series two DVD review
Photographer Craig Holmes (who was commissioned by the BBC to provide the Survivors‘ series two publicity stills, and whose pictures illustrate the series two DVD cover) has added a set of Survivors‘ cast portraits to his online portfolio. As well as reviewing the gallery online, it is possible to buy photo-cards and photo-prints of the… Read More Survivors series two photo prints
Survivors‘ international reach extends down under, with the news that the series will premiere on Channel Nine in Australia, begining on 21 March.
In response to repeated enquiries the BBC has added an FAQ (Frequently Asked Question) to its website: Will there be a third series of Survivors?, to which the current (4 March 2010) answer is: It has not been confirmed at present whether there will be a third series. As soon as the BBC has confirmed… Read More BBC indicates ‘no decision’ yet taken on possible third series of Survivors
The Total SciFi site’s Paul Simpson has posted (3 March 2010) a report from a set visit he made during the latter stages of the filming of Survivors second series in 2009. During the visit to various locations, Simpson interviews Phillip Rhys (Al), Chahak Patel (Najid) and showrunner Adrian Hodges – who concludes: “In some… Read More Total SciFi set visit report from series two location filming
The DVD of Survivors series two (along with the series one and two boxset) has now been released (1 March 2010). The DVDs are available for purchase on Amazon (series two and series one and two boxset) and Play (series two and series one and two boxset).