By Rich Cross Last updated on 09 June 2019, 09:59:07
Recalling key dates in the history of Survivors
The next seven days in Survivors
1 March 197549 years ago Production Recording of the studio sequences for Genesis, the second episode of series one, at BBC TV Centre in London
5 March 199925 years ago Location trip The first day of the sixth Reunion location trip (Tanker Hill Mob) visited sites across Herefordshire
6 March 197648 years ago Production Recording of the studio sequences for Lights of London Part 2, the fourth episode of series two, at BBC TV Centre in London
Earlier this month in Survivors
7 February 199430 years ago VHS Official release date for volumes five (1.9 and 1.10) and six (1.11, 1.12 and 1.13) of the VHS release of series one of Survivors by BBC Enterprises
10 February 20222 years ago Audio Release of Survivors: New Dawn 2, a new and original three-part audio drama, released by Big Finish, set two decades on from The Death
13 February 20159 years ago Cast Death of Hugh Walters (Vic Thatcher, S1), aged 75
14 February 20213 years ago PublicationSurvivors: Salvation, the sequel to the novel Genesis of a Hero, both written by Peter Hill (pen name, John Eyers) published in paperback format
17 February 20222 years ago Publication Publication of an Obverse Books Silver Archive scrutinising the series three episode Mad Dog, written by the editor of this site
19 February 197549 years ago Production Recording of the studio sequences for The Fourth Horseman, the opening episode of series one, at BBC TV Centre in London
25 February 197648 years ago Production Recording of the studio sequences for Lights of London Part 1, the third episode of series two, at BBC TV Centre in London
Cite this web page
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Cross, R. (2021). 'Survivors: on this day,' [online] Survivors: A World Away, 21 February. Available at: https://www.survivors-mad-dog.org.uk/a-world-away/Survivors_on_this_day.php. Accessed on: 28 February 2024.
Survivors is a 38-episode, three series British post-apocalyptic TV series, created by Terry Nation, and first shown on BBC 1 between 1975 and 1977
Two Survivors novel were published in the UK, USA and Italy in the seventies: Terry Nation's part-novelisation of the first TV series Survivors was published in 1976; with John Eyers' original follow-up Genesis of a Hero appearing the following year
A 12-episode, two series remake of Survivors was broadcast on BBC One between 2008 and 2010
A 36-episode, nine series run of new and original Survivors audio adventures, set in the time and place of the original programme, were released by Big Finish between 2014 and 2019
Terry Nation's Survivors novel was released as an audiobook, voiced by Carolyn Seymour, in 2014
Genesis of a Hero was reprinted and republished as a paperback and as a Kindle title in 2015
A sequel to Genesis of a Hero, entitled Survivors: Salvation, was published in February 2021
A six-episode original audio drama, Survivors: New Dawn, set two decades on from The Death was released in two three story box sets by Big Finish in November 2021 and February 2022
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A BRAND NEW documentary on Survivors first aired on BBC4 on Tuesday 5 December 2006 at 8.30pm as part of a series of programmes celebrating the history of British literary and small-screen science fiction.
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