An interview with actor Phillip Rhys (Al) has been added (in three sections) to the Digital Spy website’s Survivors content. The interviews with Rhys contain major plot ***SPOILERS***.
The Digital Spy site has posted a video interview with Nicholas Gleaves (Whitaker), in which the actor talks about the role that the scientists’ storyline plays in Survivors‘ second series. Text highlights from the interview are also available on the site.
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
Reviews of the final two episodes of Survivors‘ first series have been posted on the Digital Spy site (episode five and episode six); the Total SciFi site (episode five and episode six); and the Quiet Earth site (episode five and episode six). Digital Spy has also published its verdict on Survivors series one.
Reviews of recent episodes of Survivors have been posted on the Digital Spy site (episode three and episode four); the Total SciFi site (episode three and episode four); and the Quiet Earth site (episode three and episode four).
Viewing figures for the second episode of Survivors are reported to have been around 5.3 million (a 22% audience share) – down on the 6.5 million audience (a 26% share) for the pilot episode according to “unofficial, overnight” figures. The strong showing for the opening episode was recognised as an “excellent performance” by viewing figures… Read More Viewing figures down for Survivors second episode – but still solid
More reviews of (one or both of) the first two episodes of Survivors have been published: Den of Geek – episode one and two site; Quiet Earth – episode one; Quiet Earth – episode two; Digital Spy – episode two; Dreamwatch – Total SciFi – episode one; Dreamwatch – Total SciFi – episode two. Comment… Read More More reviews of Survivors episodes one and two
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
Broadcast magazine reports that 6.5m viewers tuned in to the first episode of Survivors on BBC One on Sunday 23 November – a good showing, but one that – predictably – could not hold its own against ITV’s I’m a Celebrity. BBC1’s new apocalyptic drama Survivors got off to a fine start last night at… Read More Episode one: 6.5m tune in to Survivors
Recent press coverage includes the following: Digital Spy – Who’s who in Survivors; Wales on Sunday – BBC revisits 70s classic Survivors (17 November 2008); South Wales Echo – Will 1970s hit survive the Dr Who treatment? (17 November 2008); Manchester Evening News – A grim new era for city (19 November 2008); Northern Echo… Read More Survivors – press round up…
The Digital Spy website has added five more video-interviews with Survivors cast members recorded at the BBC Features press day in London in September. Featured in the interviews are: Paterson Joseph (Greg Preston); Shaun Dingwall (David Grant); Zoe Tapper (Anya); Nikki Amuka-Bird ; and Phillips Rhys (Al) & Chahak Patel (Najid).
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