Survivors remake episode one series two was broadcast ten years ago today

THE FIRST EPISODE of the eagerly-anticipated second series of the BBC’s remake of Survivors premiered on BBC One at 21:00 12 January 2010 – ten years ago today. The episode rejoined the action moments on from the shocking cliffhanger of the finale of the first series. Now kidnapped and taken to the laboratory, Abby learns… Read More Survivors remake episode one series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Survivors remake series one finale was broadcast ten years ago this week

THE SIXTH AND final episode of the first series of the BBC’s remake of Survivors was screened for this first time ten years ago, premiering on BBC One at 21:00 on December 23 2008. The episode begins with the unwelcome arrival of Samantha Willis and her enforcers (including the repugnant Dexter) at Abby’s settlement. When… Read More Survivors remake series one finale was broadcast ten years ago this week

Survivors remake episode five series one was broadcast ten years ago

THE FIFTH EPISODE of the first series of the BBC’s remake of Survivors premiered on BBC One ten years ago, on 16 December 2018. The central storyline explored how Abby’s nascent community reacted to the arrival of a nomadic group of survivors, led by the charismatic and self-proclaimed spiritual visionary John. Through a series of… Read More Survivors remake episode five series one was broadcast ten years ago

Survivors remake episode two series one was broadcast ten years ago today

THE SECOND EPISODE of the first series of the 2008 remake of Terry Nation’s Survivors premiered on BBC One ten years ago this evening – just two days after the opening episode was screened. Moving on from the apocalyptic catastrophe depicted in the first episode, this second instalment shows how Abby and her band of… Read More Survivors remake episode two series one was broadcast ten years ago today

Ten years since the first episode of the Survivors remake premiered on BBC One

ON 23 NOVEMBER 2008, the BBC broadcast the first episode of Adrian Hodges’ remake of Survivors, the first instalment of the six-part series one. Starring Julie Graham (as Abby Grant), Paterson Joseph (as Greg Preston), Zoë Tapper (as Dr Anya Raczynski), Max Beesley (as Tom Price), Phillip Rhys (as Al Sadiq), Nikki Amuka-Bird (as Samantha… Read More Ten years since the first episode of the Survivors remake premiered on BBC One

Julie Graham (Abby Grant) returns to world of Survivors – in original series audio

Julie Graham (Abby Grant, 2008-2010) will return to the world of Survivors later this year when she guest-stars in series six of new Survivors audio adventures (set in the time and place of the original 1970s’ BBC TV series) being released by Big Finish. Graham features in the sixth series episode “Revenge of Heaven”, one… Read More Julie Graham (Abby Grant) returns to world of Survivors – in original series audio

Zoë Tapper to return to the world of Survivors – in 1970s-set audios

Ian McCulloch and Lucy Fleming (Greg Preston and Jenny Richards, original series) with Zoë Tapper Zoë Tapper, who played the role of doctor Anya Raczynski in both series of the BBC’s TV remake of Survivors in 2008-2010 will be joining the cast of series four of Big Finish’s new Survivors audio adventures, set in the… Read More Zoë Tapper to return to the world of Survivors – in 1970s-set audios

Post-apocalyptic TV round-up – November 2015

Now showing The Walking Dead Series six of zombie-apocalypse series The Walking Dead began transmission on the Fox channel in the UK in October (the day after its US transmission). With this latest series, Fox has opted to extend the broadcast of the follow-on chat-and-guests show The Talking Dead to the UK. Previously this tie-in… Read More Post-apocalyptic TV round-up – November 2015

Channel 5: End of the World weekend

In the UK, Channel 5 is promoting its ‘End of the World weekend’ (19-20 September) – which features a range of edge-of-the-apocalypse and post-apocalyptic movies, namely: Asteroid: Final Impact (2015) – Saturday 19 September, 3.15pm Left Behind (2014) – Saturday 19 September, 6.55pm Independence Daysaster (2013) – Sunday 20 September, 2.40pm The Time Machine (2002)… Read More Channel 5: End of the World weekend

Fear The Walking Dead – premieres in the UK this evening

The opening ninety-minute episode of zombie apocalyptic drama Fear The Walking Dead (a spin-off from AMC’s critically acclaimed The Walking Dead) premieres in the UK at 21:00 today (31 August 2015). The full series will only be available to subscribers to BT television services (though Fear The Walking Dead will also be available on Amazon… Read More Fear The Walking Dead – premieres in the UK this evening

New Survivors audio adventures based on the original 1970s series

Today (2 June 2015) genre audiobook producers Big Finish release the second series of audio adventures set in the time and place of Terry Nation’s original 1970s Survivors TV series: containing four new episodes, available on CD and as a digital download. Please note: these adventures are NOT set in the world of the 2008-2010… Read More New Survivors audio adventures based on the original 1970s series

Cast and crew Tweet about the idea of a third series of the Survivors TV remake

In response to a YouTube video Tweet from fan Steve Smallwood [ https://twitter.com/stebullmiester ], Survivors (2008-2010) cast members Phillip Rhys (Al Sadiq), Julie Graham (Abby Grant), Robyn Addison (Sarah Bowyer), Max Beesley (Tom Price), Zoe Tapper (Anya Raczynski) and locations manager Andy Morgan briefly discussed the enticing possibility (however remote, at present) of a return… Read More Cast and crew Tweet about the idea of a third series of the Survivors TV remake

Big Finish release new audio dramas based on original (1975-1977) Survivors

Audio drama specialists Big Finish have today (5 June 2014) released series one of their new Survivors audio adventures set in the time of place of Terry Nation’s original TV drama (1975-1977). Big Finish say: WE ARE IMMENSELY proud to announce the release of Terry Nation’s Survivors – Series 1. The original TV series ran… Read More Big Finish release new audio dramas based on original (1975-1977) Survivors

Original Survivors (1975-1977) – Big Finish to produce new audio dramas

Audio-drama genre publishers Big Finish have reached agreement with the estate of creator Terry Nation to produce a new series of audio dramas based on the original Survivors (1975-1977). The first set of four dramas will be released (on CD and through download) in 2014, with a second series following in 2015. For more details,… Read More Original Survivors (1975-1977) – Big Finish to produce new audio dramas

Dangerous Visions: dystopian documentaries and dramas on BBC Radio 4

A series of documentaries and dramas focused on the theme of ‘dystopia’ feature in the Dangerous Visions season on BBC Radio 4 and Radio 4 Extra (15-23 June). Post-apocalyptic settings occur throughout this exploration of the wider dystopian genre. All of the programmes in the series will be available (to UK listeners) through the BBC… Read More Dangerous Visions: dystopian documentaries and dramas on BBC Radio 4

Survivors ‘Earth-from-space’ footage – sourced from BBC documentary series Planet Earth?

The research efforts of Survivors‘ enthusiast Adrian H have uncovered good evidence that the Earth-from-space sequences used in the opening and closing sequences of each episode of Survivors were drawn from existing HD (High-Definition) footage created two years earlier for the 2006 BBC documentary series Planet Earth. This footage was itself an integral part of… Read More Survivors ‘Earth-from-space’ footage – sourced from BBC documentary series Planet Earth?

Survivors shown on Portuguese pay-TV station Black AXN

The number of countries in which Survivors has now been shown continues to grow with the show’s broadcast on Portuguese pay-TV station Black AXN Series one of Survivors was shown in December 2012, with series two premiering this month (February 2013) on Saturday evenings.   The AXN trailer (with Porteguese subtitles) for series one is… Read More Survivors shown on Portuguese pay-TV station Black AXN