The BBC News site reports that Survivors‘ creator Adrian Hodges ITV dino-drama Primeval has been resurrected by ITV three months after being unexpectedly cancelled. Primeval has been recommissioned for a total of 13 new episodes which will be “split over the two series, with series four going out in early 2011”, as part of a… Read More Survivors’ creator Hodges’ cancelled Primeval show resurrected
Primeval, the ITV dinosaur fantasy adventure series created by Survivors’ showrunner Adrian Hodges, has been cancelled in a decision that appears to have come as an unwelcome surprise to the show’s producers. Three series of the Saturday tea-time family-friendly genre show had been broadcast, and pre-production work was already underway on series four when ITV… Read More Adrian Hodges ITV fantasy Primeval cancelled
As reported yesterday Adrian Hodges’ script for the first episode of Survivors (dated 05.06.08) has today been made available for download from the BBC’s Writers Room.
On the Digital Spy web site, show creator Adrian Hodges today explains his decision to ‘kill off’ the character of Jenny (played by Freema Ageyman) in the first episode. “There’s nothing wrong with the character,” he says, “and there’s certainly nothing wrong with the actress who played her, but I didn’t think she had a… Read More Adrian Hodges describes the demise of Jenny in episode one
The BBC’s BBC Writers’ Room blog includes a post by Piers Beckley, introducing interviews by scriptwriters Adrian Hodges and Gaby Chiappe, who both discuss their craft on the programme. Beckley also announces that, to assist would-be scriptwriters in understanding how to translate ideas to screen-ready telescripts, the full-script for the first episode of Survivors will… Read More BBC Writers’ Room – Survivors
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
On 22 November 2007 the BBC News site confirmed that a new series of Survivors will soon enter production, following the successful conclusion of negotiations with the estate of Terry Nation for the rights. The new series will be made in-house by the BBC Drama Department, and will be executive produced by Sue Hogg. The… Read More BBC confirms new series of Survivors is green-lit