Survivors actors share how-to ‘secrets’ with SFX

As part of a ‘200 secrets’ feature in the 200th edition of SFX (October 2010), Survivors‘ actors Max Beesley (Tom Price) and Paterson Jospeh (Greg Preston) provide answers to questions posed by the magazine. Paterson Jospeh was asked: ‘What’s the secret of playing the pain of a gunshot wound in the chest?’ (Greg was shot… Read More Survivors actors share how-to ‘secrets’ with SFX

Survivors mentions in SFX September 2010

In a round-up of his “top five non-Who sci-fi shows from the Beeb’s history” in this month’s SFX, comedian Tony Hadoke celebrates the original Survivors (alongside Doomwatch, Quatermass, Being Human, and Torchwood: Children of Earth). Survivors Post-apocalyptic drama is great: human depravity, injustice, moral dilemmas and thrilling drama. Yes, it was occasionally a tad middle… Read More Survivors mentions in SFX September 2010

Press and publicity coverage for Survivors series two gathers pace

Press coverage ahead of next week’s transmission of episode one of series two of Survivors gathers pace online and in print. Amongst the new online features are: ‘Survivors to be grittier and darker in season two‘ (SciFiPulse, 5 January); a cast interview feature in TV Choice magazine (5 January) with a different promo shot of… Read More Press and publicity coverage for Survivors series two gathers pace

Survivors DVD ads in genre press

Full-page, full-colour adverts for the upcoming Survivors first-series DVD release are appearing in the genre press (see example illustration below). The adverts confirm the special features of the release as: Easter Egg A New World: The Making of Survivors Character Profiles Survivors FX Featurette Audio Navigation Audio Description (on feature only) The DVD is still… Read More Survivors DVD ads in genre press

Five-page new series feature in SFX, No 176

A full-colour five page feature on the new series of Survivors appears in the latest edition of SFX magazine (No.176, dated December 2008). Written by Nick Setchfield, ‘Survival Instincts’ includes interview quotations from show-creator Adrian Hodges; actors Paterson Joseph, Philip Rhys and actress Julie Graham, and is illustrated by a range of official BBC promotional… Read More Five-page new series feature in SFX, No 176

SFX mini-interview with Survivors executive producer Kate Harwood

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

SFX – online preview of mini-interview with producer Harwood

SFX has published an online preview of its upcoming mini-interview with BBC Head of Series and Serials Kate Harwood. In it, Harwood reveals that The series will be based on Terry Nation’s 1976 Survivors novel rather than directly on the story arc of the series one TV scripts The production team are aware of the… Read More SFX – online preview of mini-interview with producer Harwood

‘Survivors Returns. Probably’ – SFX publicises remake news

Following the publication of the announcement in the Media Guardian on 10 July 2006 of the forthcoming revival of Survivors by the BBC, the story was picked up by SFX magazine No. 147, dated September 2006 The full text of the story was as follows: Survivors Returns. Probably. The BBC is in talks to resurrect… Read More ‘Survivors Returns. Probably’ – SFX publicises remake news