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Survivors series two photo prints

Posted by Rich Cross on March 21, 2010

Photographer Craig Holmes (who was commissioned by the BBC to provide the Survivors‘ series two publicity stills, and whose pictures illustrate the series two DVD cover) has added a set of Survivors‘ cast portraits to his online portfolio.

As well as reviewing the gallery online, it is possible to buy photo-cards and photo-prints of the images of Julie Graham (Abby Grant), Paterson Joseph (Greg Preston), Phillip Rhys (Al), Max Beesley (Tom Price) and Patrick Malahide (Landry) through the site.

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CraveOnline publishes Adrian Hodges interview

Posted by Rich Cross on February 15, 2010

The US based CraveOnline site has published an interview with Survivors showrunner Adrian Hodges, discussing his work on both Survivors and Primeval.

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Survivors series two episode five – photo gallery

Posted by Rich Cross on February 10, 2010

Film Review Online has posted a gallery of fourteen BBC publicity stills from episode five of the second series of Survivors.

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Survivors series two episode four – photo gallery

Posted by Rich Cross on February 3, 2010

Film Review Online has posted a gallery of fifteen BBC publicity stills from episode four of the second series of Survivors.

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Julie Graham interviewed in Sunday People

Posted by Rich Cross on January 25, 2010

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 surviving without civilisation and modern technology.

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Video interview with series creator Adrian Hodges

Posted by Rich Cross on January 13, 2010

As promoted on BBC One at the end of episode one, the BBC Survivors site now offers a video interview with showrunner and lead writer on the series Adrian Hodges.

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Birmingham Post reports on series two filming in the city

Posted by Rich Cross on August 18, 2009

The 2 August edition of the Birmingham Post provides an update on the filming of Survivors series two in the city.

An interview with producer Hugh Warren reveals that locations in and around Sutton Park have been used, including “Newhall Street, Edmund Street, Brindleyplace and the Old Fire Station at Lancaster Circus”.

Warren adds: “Ironically, we used the old Central Studios, a big derelict building, with a storyline that involved a collapsed building.”

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Survivors’ Birmingham filming begins

Posted by Rich Cross on June 21, 2009

Filming on the second series of Survivors is now underway, with sequences set in central Birmingham locations amongst the first to go in front of the cameras earlier this month.

On Sunday 14 June, several streets in inner-city Birmingham were closed to the public and dressed by the production crew to record sequences featuring the core series two cast. The Birmingham Mail (15 June) reported that the crew “made the most of the area yesterday – by filling the streets with tons of rubbish”, and published a photo of the litter-strewn area. As well as local journalists, the filming process was observed by several passers-by, tourists and fans of the programme.

Click here to see SPOILER-FREE photos from the shoot

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