A not-heard-before press interview with Julie Graham (Abby Grant) from the 2008 pre-series-one promotional campaign (by journalist Katy Blackwell) has been made available on the SoundCloud streaming service. In the 5m 25s interview, Graham discusses the then-forthcoming first series, the character of Abby Grant, the contemporary relevance of the show, the making of the first… Read More Julie Graham (Abby Grant) press interview from 2008 shared online
A rare opportunity to enjoy an episode from the original Survivors on the big screen is provided during the ID Fest film festival in Derby later in May. The series three episode Law of the Jungle, which features a memorable guest appearance by Brian Blessed is being screened on Saturday 26 May at 12:45pm. The… Read More Original series episode Law of the Jungle (with Brian Blessed) on the big screen in Derby
A number of actors from the original Survivors (1975-1977) appeared at the Memorabilia event in Birmingham on 19-20 November. Those scheduled to appear were: * Ian McCulloch (Greg Preston, S1-S3) * Myra Frances (Anne Tranter, S1) * James Cosmo (Lenny Carter, The Chosen, S2) * Roger Lloyd Pack (Wally, Lights of London S2) * Philip… Read More Original series Survivors actors at Memorabilia, Birmingham 19-20 November 2011
As part of a ‘200 secrets’ feature in the 200th edition of SFX (October 2010), Survivors‘ actors Max Beesley (Tom Price) and Paterson Jospeh (Greg Preston) provide answers to questions posed by the magazine. Paterson Jospeh was asked: ‘What’s the secret of playing the pain of a gunshot wound in the chest?’ (Greg was shot… Read More Survivors actors share how-to ‘secrets’ with SFX
Actor Max Beesley has denounced the BBC’s cancellation decision as ‘dreadful’, during an interview with Digital Spy. He told interviewer Paul Millar: “It’s a very difficult thing, this thing that’s happening now in the business, that is showbiz. It seems to be about ratings, and sustaining a market. “Certainly Survivors, when we put that series… Read More Max Beesley blasts ‘dreadful’ Survivors’ cancellation decision
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 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
Max Beesley (Tom Price) appeared – briefly – on ITV’s teamtime Alan Titchmarsh Show today (22 Feburary) to discuss his work on Survivors; the release of series two on DVD; his musical career and his pre-production work on his screenplay Mr Goodnight. The interview begins just under 38mins into the episode; and includes a short… Read More Max Beesley appears on ITV’s Alan Titchmarsh Show
In an interview on the TV.com site, Phillip Rhys (Al) discusses the events of the Survivors series two finale, which will be shown on Tuesday 23 February on BBC One and on Thursday 25 February on BBC HD. ***Please note that the interview contains significant plot SPOILERS concerning episode six***
The Premium Hollywood site has published an interview with Paterson Joseph (Greg Preston), discussing his varied career; his shortlisting for the role of The Doctor; acting in science fiction; and some of his forthcoming roles.
As the premiere of Survivors on BBC America continues to attract press attention on the other side of the Atlantic, the IESB.net site has published an interview with Julie Graham (Abby Grant) and Paterson Joseph (Greg Preston), in which the pair discuss working together before Survivors; the development of their characters in series one of… Read More IESB.net interview with Julie Graham and Paterson Joseph
The US based CraveOnline site has published an interview with Survivors showrunner Adrian Hodges, discussing his work on both Survivors and Primeval.
The Total SciFi site has a new (10 February) interview with Survivors actress Julie Graham (Abby Grant) in which she discusses developments in series two; Abby’s relationship with her son; and more besides.
The Film Review Online site has published a new interview with Paterson Joseph in which he discusses working with Julie Graham; some of the series’ most memorable locations; the personal impact of working on an end-of-the-world drama; and the attractions of acting in science fiction.
Julie Graham appeared on Loose Women today (3 Feburary 2010) for a five-minute feature interview, discussing Survivors, married life and her career, amongst other subjects. Her interview was preceded by a brief clip from episode three featuring Tom Price and Abby Grant. The video of her interview is available on the Loose Women site (select… Read More Julie Graham appearance on ITV’s ‘Loose Women’
The Total SciFi site has published a review of episode two of Survivors second series; and an interview with actor Paterson Joseph (Greg Preston).
Julie Graham (Abby) is interviewed in the Sunday People (24 January 2010), discussing life in the acting profession; the ageing process; her dislike of shows such as I’m A Celebrity…; filming the first episodes of Survivors second series; her daughter’s recent bout of Swine ‘Flu; her own episodic battles with asthma; and her thoughts about… Read More Julie Graham interviewed in Sunday People
An interview with actor Phillip Rhys (Al) has been added (in three sections) to the Digital Spy website’s Survivors content. The interviews with Rhys contain major plot ***SPOILERS***.
Manchester Evening News journalist Ian Wylie (who covered series one of Survivors extensively in 2008) has an interview with Julie Graham (Abby Grant) on his Life of Wylie blog; and a preview feature on the new series (featuring interviews with cast and crew) on the main Manchester Evening News site.
Sky have loaded a video interview with Max Beesley (Tom Price) from the Sky One show Angela and Friends onto the show’s site.