Creator Adrian Hodges reflects on Survivors remake in the context of a present-day real-world pandemic

IN AN ARTICLE IN the Guardian (UK), Adrian Hodges – the creator and lead writer on the BBC remake of Survivors – discusses how it feels to reflect on his 2008-2010 show in the context of a modern-day, real-world pandemic. Hodges acknowledges that, even ten years on, the cancellation of Survivors “breaks my heart.” For… Read More Creator Adrian Hodges reflects on Survivors remake in the context of a present-day real-world pandemic

Survivors remake episode six series two was broadcast ten years ago today

THE SIXTH AND final episode of the second and last series of the BBC’s remake of Survivors was broadcast ten years ago today, on 23 February 2010. The closing episode brings a dramatic conclusion to the story of Abby’s efforts to reunite with her son Peter. It also delivers a shocking revelation of the full… Read More Survivors remake episode six series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Survivors remake episode five series two was broadcast ten years ago today

THE FIFTH AND penultimate episode of the second series of the remake of Survivors was broadcast ten years ago today, on 16 February 2010. Episode five saw Abby’s group of survivors rocked to the core as one of their number falls victim to a deadly new mutation of the plague virus. Just after she and… Read More Survivors remake episode five series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Survivors remake episode four series two was broadcast ten years ago today

THE FOURTH OF the six episodes of the second series of the reimagined Survivors was shown on BBC One ten years ago today on 9 February 2010. The episode focused on the slave-mining empire lorded over by the merciless Smithson. While he enjoys a pampered life in his country estate, his army of bonded labour… Read More Survivors remake episode four series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Survivors remake episode three series two was broadcast ten years ago today

THE SECOND SERIES of the BBC’s remake of Terry Nation’s Survivors reached its half-way point ten years ago today with the broadcast of the third episode. With its focus on the detention and prosecution of Tom Price by Samantha Willis’ brutal new regime, this episode was the show’s courtroom, prison and jailbreak story. This was… Read More Survivors remake episode three series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Survivors remake episode two series two was broadcast ten years ago today

FOLLOWING THE TWO week gap after the transmission of the series’ opening instalment, the second episode of series two of Survivors was broadcast at 21:00 on 26 January 2010, ten years ago today. Episode two brings to an end Abby Grant’s group’s journey into inner-city Birmingham. That trip began in the closing episode of series… Read More Survivors remake episode two series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Survivors remake episode one series two was broadcast ten years ago today

THE FIRST EPISODE of the eagerly-anticipated second series of the BBC’s remake of Survivors premiered on BBC One at 21:00 12 January 2010 – ten years ago today. The episode rejoined the action moments on from the shocking cliffhanger of the finale of the first series. Now kidnapped and taken to the laboratory, Abby learns… Read More Survivors remake episode one series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Survivors remake series one finale was broadcast ten years ago this week

THE SIXTH AND final episode of the first series of the BBC’s remake of Survivors was screened for this first time ten years ago, premiering on BBC One at 21:00 on December 23 2008. The episode begins with the unwelcome arrival of Samantha Willis and her enforcers (including the repugnant Dexter) at Abby’s settlement. When… Read More Survivors remake series one finale was broadcast ten years ago this week

Survivors remake episode five series one was broadcast ten years ago

THE FIFTH EPISODE of the first series of the BBC’s remake of Survivors premiered on BBC One ten years ago, on 16 December 2018. The central storyline explored how Abby’s nascent community reacted to the arrival of a nomadic group of survivors, led by the charismatic and self-proclaimed spiritual visionary John. Through a series of… Read More Survivors remake episode five series one was broadcast ten years ago

Survivors remake episode four series one was broadcast ten years ago today

THE FOURTH EPISODE of the first series of the BBC’s 2008 remake of Terry Nation’s Survivors was broadcast ten years ago today, on 9 December 2008. The plot of episode four pivoted on a storyline lifted directly from the pages of Terry Nation’s 1976 novelisation, which the show’s creator himself adapted and reworked from his… Read More Survivors remake episode four series one was broadcast ten years ago today

Survivors remake episode three series one was broadcast ten years ago today

THE FIRST SERIES of the BBC’s 2008 remake of Terry Nation’s Survivors reached its half-way point ten years ago today, as the third of six episodes premiered on BBC One. The third episode reintroduced the character of junior government minister Samantha Willis (played by Nikki Amuka-Bird), who is revealed to have set up a community,… Read More Survivors remake episode three series one was broadcast ten years ago today

Survivors remake episode two series one was broadcast ten years ago today

THE SECOND EPISODE of the first series of the 2008 remake of Terry Nation’s Survivors premiered on BBC One ten years ago this evening – just two days after the opening episode was screened. Moving on from the apocalyptic catastrophe depicted in the first episode, this second instalment shows how Abby and her band of… Read More Survivors remake episode two series one was broadcast ten years ago today

Ten years since the first episode of the Survivors remake premiered on BBC One

ON 23 NOVEMBER 2008, the BBC broadcast the first episode of Adrian Hodges’ remake of Survivors, the first instalment of the six-part series one. Starring Julie Graham (as Abby Grant), Paterson Joseph (as Greg Preston), Zoë Tapper (as Dr Anya Raczynski), Max Beesley (as Tom Price), Phillip Rhys (as Al Sadiq), Nikki Amuka-Bird (as Samantha… Read More Ten years since the first episode of the Survivors remake premiered on BBC One

New Scandinavian post-apocalyptic series The Rain comes to Netflix

NEW SCANDINAVIAN POST-APOCALYPTIC drama The Rain has just launched on the subscription-based Netflix platform. The Rain is set six years after a brutal virus wipes out most of Scandinavia’s population, and follows two siblings who emerge from their bunker sanctuary to join a band of young survivors seeking safety and answers in a ruined and… Read More New Scandinavian post-apocalyptic series The Rain comes to Netflix

Julie Graham (Abby Grant) returns to world of Survivors – in original series audio

Julie Graham (Abby Grant, 2008-2010) will return to the world of Survivors later this year when she guest-stars in series six of new Survivors audio adventures (set in the time and place of the original 1970s’ BBC TV series) being released by Big Finish. Graham features in the sixth series episode “Revenge of Heaven”, one… Read More Julie Graham (Abby Grant) returns to world of Survivors – in original series audio

The Walking Dead – season six – returns in UK on 15 February 2016

The second part of season six of zombie post-apocalyptic series The Walking Dead returns to UK TV screens on the Fox channel at 21:00 on Monday 15 February 2016 (one day after its premiere in the US). AMC have released a teaser video of the first four minutes of new episode “No Way Out”, which… Read More The Walking Dead – season six – returns in UK on 15 February 2016

The 100 – series three – starts on E4 on 17 February 2016

Series three of high-concept US post-apocalyptic drama The 100 premieres in the UK on the E4 Channel at 21:00 on Wednesday 17 February 2016. The series follows the exploits of one hundred juvenile prisoners who are exiled from a failing space station (‘the Ark’) and returned to the abandoned planet earth to see if it… Read More The 100 – series three – starts on E4 on 17 February 2016

Zoë Tapper to return to the world of Survivors – in 1970s-set audios

Ian McCulloch and Lucy Fleming (Greg Preston and Jenny Richards, original series) with Zoë Tapper Zoë Tapper, who played the role of doctor Anya Raczynski in both series of the BBC’s TV remake of Survivors in 2008-2010 will be joining the cast of series four of Big Finish’s new Survivors audio adventures, set in the… Read More Zoë Tapper to return to the world of Survivors – in 1970s-set audios