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The BBC's remake of Survivors

The latest posts on the https://survivorsbbctv.wordpress.com blog, which documents "The BBC's revival of the classic 1970s post-apocalyptic drama by Terry Nation" are provided below. For more background information on the Survivors remake see here.

SFX reflects on the Survivors remake with cast and crew

Posted by: Rich Cross
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 07:23:03 +0000
IN THE AUGUST edition of SFX magazine, showrunner Adrian Hodges – together with three members of his cast – reflect of the experience of the bringing a remake of Survivors to BBC screens back in 2008. Julie Graham (who played Abby Grant), Robyn Addison (Sarah Bowyer) and Paterson Joseph (Greg Preston) each provide personal reflections… Read More SFX reflects on the Survivors remake with cast and crew
 
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Creator Adrian Hodges reflects on Survivors remake in the context of a present-day real-world pandemic

Posted by: Rich Cross
Thu, 28 May 2020 09:09:45 +0000
IN AN ARTICLE IN the Guardian (UK), Adrian Hodges – the creator and lead writer on the BBC remake of Survivors – discusses how it feels to reflect on his 2008-2010 show in the context of a modern-day, real-world pandemic. Hodges acknowledges that, even ten years on, the cancellation of Survivors “breaks my heart.” For… Read More Creator Adrian Hodges reflects on Survivors remake in the context of a present-day real-world pandemic
 
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Survivors remake episode six series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Posted by: Rich Cross
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 15:21:52 +0000
THE SIXTH AND final episode of the second and last series of the BBC’s remake of Survivors was broadcast ten years ago today, on 23 February 2010. The closing episode brings a dramatic conclusion to the story of Abby’s efforts to reunite with her son Peter. It also delivers a shocking revelation of the full… Read More Survivors remake episode six series two was broadcast ten years ago today
 
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Survivors remake episode five series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Posted by: Rich Cross
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 15:20:43 +0000
THE FIFTH AND penultimate episode of the second series of the remake of Survivors was broadcast ten years ago today, on 16 February 2010. Episode five saw Abby’s group of survivors rocked to the core as one of their number falls victim to a deadly new mutation of the plague virus. Just after she and… Read More Survivors remake episode five series two was broadcast ten years ago today
 
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Survivors remake episode four series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Posted by: Rich Cross
Sun, 09 Feb 2020 15:19:46 +0000
THE FOURTH OF the six episodes of the second series of the reimagined Survivors was shown on BBC One ten years ago today on 9 February 2010. The episode focused on the slave-mining empire lorded over by the merciless Smithson. While he enjoys a pampered life in his country estate, his army of bonded labour… Read More Survivors remake episode four series two was broadcast ten years ago today
 
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Survivors remake episode three series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Posted by: Rich Cross
Sun, 02 Feb 2020 15:18:53 +0000
THE SECOND SERIES of the BBC’s remake of Terry Nation’s Survivors reached its half-way point ten years ago today with the broadcast of the third episode. With its focus on the detention and prosecution of Tom Price by Samantha Willis’ brutal new regime, this episode was the show’s courtroom, prison and jailbreak story. This was… Read More Survivors remake episode three series two was broadcast ten years ago today
 
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Survivors remake episode two series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Posted by: Rich Cross
Sun, 26 Jan 2020 15:17:08 +0000
FOLLOWING THE TWO week gap after the transmission of the series’ opening instalment, the second episode of series two of Survivors was broadcast at 21:00 on 26 January 2010, ten years ago today. Episode two brings to an end Abby Grant’s group’s journey into inner-city Birmingham. That trip began in the closing episode of series… Read More Survivors remake episode two series two was broadcast ten years ago today
 
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Survivors remake episode one series two was broadcast ten years ago today

Posted by: Rich Cross
Sun, 12 Jan 2020 20:50:37 +0000
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
 
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Survivors remake series one finale was broadcast ten years ago this week

Posted by: Rich Cross
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 22:38:46 +0000
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
 
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Survivors remake episode five series one was broadcast ten years ago

Posted by: Rich Cross
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 22:38:06 +0000
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
 
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Home | Survivors: The Basics

Basics: Introduction | Episode guide | Characters | Themes | Videos | DVDs | Novels | 'Making of...' books
Behind-the-scenes:Unseen series one location shots
Books: Survivors book: The End of the World? | Survivors book: Worlds Apart
Terry Nation study - Bignell and O'Day | Terry Nation study - Turner | Hitch-Hiker's Guide to Survivors
Cast and crew: Memorabilia 2011 | Pennant Roberts: 1940-2010
DVDs: Series 1 DVD | Series 2 DVD | Series 3 DVD | DVD news
DVD studio day photo galleries: Series 1 | Series 2 | Series 3
Interviews: Jonathan Bignell | Peter Duncan | Don Shaw | Roger Monk | Alwyn W Turner | Pete Wallbank
Locations: Genesis: 2005 location finds | Genesis: 2013 location finds | Genesis: Greg Preston's home
Gone Away: 2013 location finds | Hampton Court interiors | The Last Laugh locations
TV: 'The Cult of...' Survivors | Survivors Australian trailer | See The Enemy in 'TV Heaven'
Writing: Writings on Survivors | SciFi Now: Survivors | Action TV: Survivors
More: 'Goofs and Gaffes' | Survivors at the BFI | Survivors in SFX 'best ever' poll
Survivors on Mastermind | How to annoy a Survivors fan

Survivors book: The End of the World?

Survivors: Mad Dog