Dreamwatch: online interview with Survivors writer Adrian Hodges

Dreamwatch online has published a new and ‘exclusive’ interview with new series Survivors co-creator and lead scriptwriter Adrian Hodges (dated 4 April 2008). As well a confirming that the new series will be ‘based on’ Terry Nation’s 1976 Survivors novelisation, the interview reveals some interesting new facts; most notably: For fans of the original series,… Read More Dreamwatch: online interview with Survivors writer Adrian Hodges

SciFiNow: Survivors retrospective feature

Issue 13 of SciFiNow magazine (April 2008) includes a fully-illustrated four page retrospective feature on Survivors – authored by the editor of this blog. The article concludes with a reference to the upcoming BBC revival of the series: In November 2007, following lengthy negotiations with the Nation estate, the BBC confirmed that its Drama Department… Read More SciFiNow: Survivors retrospective feature

Survivors remake announcement – blog commentary

A quick bit of research has uncovered a fair bit of commentary in the blogosphere on the Survivors remake accouncement. Amongst the comments found so far are the following: Half a Dozen Streets and a Bit of Waste Land – is enthusiastic about the announcement, but raises ‘three causes for concern’; Greenman’s Occasional Organ –… Read More Survivors remake announcement – blog commentary

DeathRay – mini-interview with new series scriptwriter Adrian Hodges

A mini-interview with Adrian Hodges, the lead scriptwriter on the new series of Survivors, appears in the February 2008 issue of DeathRay. Several key facts emerge: Hodges has ‘very strong memories’ of watching the original series in his student days It was the BBC that suggested that Hodges pitch the idea of a Survivors remake… Read More DeathRay – mini-interview with new series scriptwriter Adrian Hodges

SFX mini-interview with Survivors executive producer Kate Harwood

Several important questions are answered in a mini-interview with new series Survivors producer Kate Harwood in SFX magazine in February 2008: The remake will stay ‘close to the original’ in several key respects – not least in setting events in motion through the spread of a global pandemic The new series will be based on… Read More SFX mini-interview with Survivors executive producer Kate Harwood

SFX – online preview of mini-interview with producer Harwood

SFX has published an online preview of its upcoming mini-interview with BBC Head of Series and Serials Kate Harwood. In it, Harwood reveals that The series will be based on Terry Nation’s 1976 Survivors novel rather than directly on the story arc of the series one TV scripts The production team are aware of the… Read More SFX – online preview of mini-interview with producer Harwood