Survivors – BBC TV

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

Terry Nation documentary on BBC Radio Wales

Posted by Rich Cross on January 2, 2011

A sixty-minute radio documentary exploring the career of Survivors‘ creator Terry Nation was broadcast on BBC Radio Wales on 25 December 2010 and 1 January 2011.

The BBC Radio Wales web site explains that The Terry Nation Story explores:

How the Welsh writer became the cornerstone of cult television in Britain with creations like Blake’s 7, Survivors, and The Daleks. Nicola Heywood Thomas narrates.

The documentary is available (to UK listeners) on the BBC iPlayer until Friday 7 January 2011.

The documentary features brief excerpts from The Fourth Horseman and Genesis; extracts from the Cult of… Survivors interviews with director Pennant Roberts and Carolyn Seymour (Abby Grant); and commentary from author Jonathan Bignell.

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