Roger Lloyd-Pack (the only actor to appear in both the original Survivors [1975-1977] and the Survivors remake [2008-2010]) has died. The well-respected character and comedy actor passed away from pancreatic cancer on 15 January 2014, at the age of 69. In the original series, Lloyd-Pack appeared in a memorable guest-starring role in the two-part story… Read More Roger Lloyd-Pack dies (15 January 2014)
All six episodes of the second series of Survivors are now available for digital download from the iTunes shop. For UK customers, individual episodes cost £1.89 to download, or £9.99 for all six – using a ‘Series Pass’. (To use the service, you will need to download the free iTunes client and register an iTunes… Read More Survivors – all six series two episode available on iTunes
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
The Media Guardian site reports that the fourth episode of series two of the new Survivors drew an audience of 3.8m viewers (a 15% audience share) on 9 February.
A 2m 5s clip from episode three of series two of Survivors has been posted on the BBC Survivors web site. Entitled ‘Finding Billy’, the clip is embedded below. Episode four is broadcast on BBC One and the BBC HD Channel at 09:00pm on Tuesday 09 February 2010.
Film Review Online has posted a gallery of fifteen BBC publicity stills from episode four of the second series of Survivors.
The cover designs for the Survivors series two DVD and series one and two DVD boxsets have been released. Both DVDs have a current release date of 22 February 2010 (the day before episode six of series two is shown on BBC One and BBC HD). The DVDs are available for pre-order on Amazon (series… Read More Survivors – new DVD cover designs released
The BBC Press Office has posted preview details of episode four of series two of Survivors (to be shown on 9 February 2010). The Press Office’s guide to episode four contains major plot ***SPOILERS***.
All six episodes of series two of Survivors will be available for streaming (or time-limited download) on the BBC iPlayer service. Rather than the standard seven-day access to a single episode (after which a new episode replaces the previous one) the entire series will be ‘stacked’ on the iPlayer, with each new episode joining those… Read More Full Survivors series to be available on BBC iPlayer
The BBFC has today awarded episode four of series two of Survivors a ’15’ rating, with the ‘Consumer advice’ that it ‘contains strong violence’.
All six episodes of the first series of the new Survivors are now available for digital download from the iTunes shop. Individual episodes cost £1.89 to download, or £11.34 for all six. (To use the service, you will need to download the free iTunes client and register an iTunes account).
Access to all six episodes of the first series of Survivors on the BBC’s iPlayer service will cease at 9:29pm on Tuesday 30 December, when the ‘series stacker’ option for the programme comes to an end. The series one DVD will be released for sale on 26 January 2009. (2 January update: Although all Survivors… Read More Last day of series stacker iPlayer option for Survivors series one
Reviews of recent episodes of Survivors have been posted on the Digital Spy site (episode three and episode four); the Total SciFi site (episode three and episode four); and the Quiet Earth site (episode three and episode four).
The Brand Republic site reports that viewing figures for the fourth episode of Survivors appear to have reversed the downward trend experienced in previous weeks – albeit modestly. According to unofficial overnight figures, 4.8m viewers tuned in to watch the programme (a 20.7% audience share), comfortably outdoing the competition on ITV1 from Champion’s League coverage… Read More Audience picks up for Survivors fourth episode
A 40-second trailer for episode four has been added to the BBC Survivors mini-site. A different trailer for the episode is currently being broadcast on the BBC’s terrestrial and digital channels.
The release date for the three-disc DVD of the first series of the new Survivors (which was previously announced as 5 January) has now been confirmed as 26 January 2009. The release is listed for pre-order on Amazon; the BBC shop, and on other online retailers. The listed price is £29.99, though several retailers are… Read More New series DVD – new release date and special features listed
The BBC Press Office has published plot details of the fourth and plot details of the fifth episodes of Survivors. ***SPOILERS*** Please note that these links reveal significant plot spoilers.