The iF magazine website has published an interview with Survivors showrunner Adrian Hodges, in which he discusses (for a US audience now following series one on BBC America) the process of reviving Survivors; the post-apocalyptic genre; updating characters from Terry Nation’s novel; and the challenges of filming an ‘end of the world’ drama.
The US based CraveOnline site has published an interview with Survivors showrunner Adrian Hodges, discussing his work on both Survivors and Primeval.
The four-page full-colour guide to the original Survivors (authored by the editor of this blog) which first appeared in the April 2008 of SciFiNow, has been republished in Volume One of the SciFiNow – Timewarp collection, which is now available in newsagents. The 256-page ‘special’ [ISBN: 978-1-906078-19-5] retails for £9.99. The five-page feature on the… Read More SciFiNow – original and new series features
The Digital Spy web site has published a mini-interview with Julie Graham, who plays the role of Abby Grant in the new series of Survivors. In this mini Q&A, published on 1 August, Graham reports that filming on the new series is around half-completed, and that the production is facing up to the challenge of… Read More Digital Spy – mini interview with Julie Graham
In its news section, issue 230 of TV Zone magazine reports on the BBC’s announcement of the main cast for the new series of Survivors. The piece is illustrated with individual publicity shots of each cast member (though not in their new series roles) overlayed (in five cases) with thumbnails of the same character from… Read More TV Zone reports new Survivors cast details
The June 2008 edition of Starburst includes an interview with new Survivors series’ writer and producer Adrian Hodges. The article introduces the following snippets of information: The 90-minute pilot (penned by Hodges) will be helmed by Life on Mars director John Alexander Hodges will write the first, second, fifth and sixth episodes; Gabby Chiappe (Lark… Read More Starburst: interview with writer-producer Adrian Hodges
Amongst the genre news services picking up on the BBC’s 30 May press release revealing details of Survivors cast and crew are the following: SFX: Survivors cast announced SF Crowsnest: Freema Agyeman to star in Survivors The Stage: Graham and Beesley cast in BBC Survivors remake Doctor Who News Page: Agyeman Cast In Survivors Digital… Read More Press picks up on BBC’s cast and crew announcement
The BBC has revealed the key cast members and production personnel working on the new series of Survivors. A BBC press release (issued on 30 May) also confirmed that work on the series is currently underway in Manchester and will continue until September 2008. The cast will include (in alphabetical order): Freema Agyeman (Doctor Who;… Read More BBC confirms key cast and crew for new series of Survivors