News and updates

All of the latest news from the world of Survivors, including cast appearances on screen, on audio and on stage, new projects, new archival sources, interviews and other developments.

Finding locations

Details of the very latest discoveries from across the UK, and news of the continuing search for the remaining filming locations used across three series of the show still to be tracked down.

Survivors: The Basics

A one-stop beginner's guide that takes you through every aspect of the Survivors phenomenon, including a three series episode guide and details of TV screenings and VHS and DVD releases.

Survivors remake

In 2008, the BBC broadcast a 'reimagining' of Survivors that reset the pandemic in the present day. Find out more about the two series Survivors remake and its journey to the small screen.

Survivors in print

An exploration of Survivors in print, including Terry Nation's 1976 novelisation, follow-up story Genesis of a Hero by 'John Eyers', guidebooks to the series, and academic studies of the show.

Survivors: on audio

Audio drama specialists Big Finish launched the first of nine boxsets of new Survivors audio dramas in 2013, set at the time of the 1970s series and featuring original cast members.

Focus on: Terry Nation audiobook

AN AUDIO-BOOK EDITION of cultural historian Alwyn Turner's acclaimed Terry Nation: The Man Who Invented the Daleks has been released by Fantom Publishing.

This abridged version of Turner's exemplary study of Nation's screen writing craft is voiced by David Troughton - who in 1976 appeared in the role of young reprobate Stan in Lights of London, the third episode of series two of Survivors.

The audiobook of Terry Nation: The Man Who Invented the Daleks can be ordered direct from the Fantom Publishing site.

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Recalling the history of Survivors


This day in Survivors

 11 May 197744 years ago
 Television The Enemy, the ninth episode of series three, was broadcast on BBC1 and seen by 6.31m viewers


The next seven days Survivors

 12 May 197645 years ago
 Television A Friend in Need, the seventh episode of series two, was broadcast on BBC1 and seen by 8.28m viewers

 13 May 193289 years ago
 Cast Birth of Terry Scully (Vic Thatcher, S1)


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