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
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
The Brand Republic site reports (3 February) that the third episode of the second series of Survivors (shown on 2 February 2010) drew 3.9m viewers (a 16.2% audience share) according to overnight figures.
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’
A 1m 43s clip from episode three of series two of Survivors has been posted on the BBC Survivors web site. Entitled ‘Run out of gas?’, the clip is embedded below. Episode three is broadcast on BBC One and the BBC HD Channel at 09:00pm on Tuesday 02 February 2010.
Film Review Online has posted a gallery of eighteen BBC publicity stills from episode three 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 three of series two of Survivors (to be shown on 2 February 2010). The Press Office’s guide to episode three 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
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).
Broadcast magazine reports that the viewing figures for the third episode of Survivors were down on the numbers for episode two. Survivors third episode attracted 4.6m viewers (18.2% audience share). The average figure for BBC shows in the 9pm Tuesday slot for the year is 4.8m (20.5%), so episode three came at just under that… Read More Ratings slip again for episode three – to just below average
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 has added a clip from episode three to the Survivors mini-site. The video can also be accessed from the Video page on this blog.
The BBC Press Office has published plot details of the third episode of Survivors. ***SPOILERS*** Please note that this link reveals significant plot spoilers.