Behind the scenes

By Rich Cross   Last updated on 01 January 1970, 00:00:00

Survivors: A World Away content with tag Behind the Scenes


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Audio edition of Alwyn W Turner's study of Terry Nation

Fantom Publishing's audiobook version of Alwyn W Turner's book Terry Nation: The Man Who Invented the Daleks

February 21 2021, 13:39


'I needed a centre of operations...'

The redesign and relaunch of the Survivors: A World Away site in 2021

February 13 2021, 14:32


Gone Away

Survivors web sites that have been lost to time...

February 13 2021, 11:13


A note about copyright

The copyright statement for the Survivors: A World Away web site

February 13 2021, 10:40


Interview: Don Shaw

Don Shaw discusses his script writing career — including his four memorable scripts for Survivors

February 13 2021, 10:36


New Genesis locations traced

Latest 2013 Genesis location finds

February 13 2021, 10:18


New Gone Away locations traced

New Gone Away locations traced

January 31 2021, 09:22


Filed away: Survivors material in the BBC archives

The paper trail for Survivors has many missing pages

January 31 2021, 09:12


The hunt for the quarry

The pleasures and perils of location hunting

January 25 2021, 08:36


New Gone to the Angels location

A new location find confirms the whereabouts of the Angels' cottage

January 02 2021, 11:17


Goofs and Gaffes - Starvation - Sheep dog trial

A sheep dog sits only partly-hidden in the grass...

January 02 2021, 11:07


Goofs and Gaffes - Something of Value - Petrol Station(ary)

It's said that a life of crime will never get you anywhere...

January 02 2021, 11:07


Goofs and Gaffes - A Beginning - The ‘boom mike’ shadow

The microphone became a shadow of its former self...

January 02 2021, 11:06


Interview: Pete Wallbank

Pete Wallbank discusses his work on the video sleeve illustrations he produced for the first two series of Survivors

December 28 2020, 20:42


Interview: Peter Duncan

Peter Duncan reflects on his time in Survivors, recalling his work on three episodes from 1976

December 28 2020, 11:34


Interview: Roger Monk

Roger Monk reflects on the month he spent working on three episodes of the second series of Survivors

December 28 2020, 11:32


Survivors actors at Memorabilia

Survivors actors appear at the Memorabilia event in Birmingham in November 2011

December 28 2020, 08:03


Pennant Roberts: 1940-2010

A short appreciation of the work of Survivors director Pennant Roberts

December 27 2020, 12:20


New guidebook: Worlds Apart

Worlds Apart - guidebook to the BBC's 2008-2010 remake of Survivors

December 27 2020, 11:21


Survivors: The End of the World?

The End of the World? - Survivors book

December 27 2020, 10:08


Survivors in SFX 'best ever' poll

Survivors in at 21 in SFX 'best ever' poll

December 27 2020, 09:19


Survivors at the British Film Institute (BFI)

Have The Fourth Horseman and A Beginning delivered to a desktop near you...

December 26 2020, 20:31


Unseen series one location shots

New behind-the-scenes photos from the 1975 filming at Hampton Court

December 26 2020, 15:59


Genesis locations in Lydney

Lesser known filming locations from Genesis

December 26 2020, 12:49


New Corn Dolly location find

Long sought-for Corn Dolly location tracked down

December 26 2020, 12:42


Action TV: Survivors series one

Article goes behind-the-scenes to explore the making of Survivors' first series

December 26 2020, 12:18


Goofs and Gaffes - Spoil of War - A crew gag?

Someone makes sure that the director leaves his mark on the episode...

December 21 2020, 13:28


Goofs and Gaffes - Spoil of War - The mismatched quarries

A questionable quarry comparison - spot the differences...

December 21 2020, 13:26


Goofs and Gaffes - Spoil of War - The crew member behind the van

Probably not the best time for a game of hide-and-seek...

December 21 2020, 13:23


Goofs and Gaffes - Spoil of War - Hand-held ammo

"Greg slips the ammo box into his parka pocket" - says the script...

December 21 2020, 13:21


Goofs and Gaffes - Starvation - Scooby snacks

This canine actor expects a tasty reward for their efforts...

December 21 2020, 13:20


Goofs and Gaffes - Starvation - Video interference

The Outside Broadcast camera glitches in reaction to the blast...

December 21 2020, 13:19


Goofs and Gaffes - Garland's War - Mind your feet, the floor's still wet

The tile-effect floor needs a protective coat of varnish...

December 21 2020, 13:17


Goofs and Gaffes - The Fourth Horseman - The hot fat in the eye

Frying tonight - and suffering the consequences...

December 21 2020, 13:15


Goofs and Gaffes - Garland's War - The disappearing sign

It's a sign! (Except when it's not)...

December 21 2020, 13:12


Goofs and Gaffes - Gone to the Angels - The blank bible

The blank pages within the covers are unwittingly revealed...

December 21 2020, 13:11


Goofs and Gaffes - Gone to the Angels - The empty tins

That's the sound of nutrition-free provisions from the props department...

December 21 2020, 13:09


Goofs and Gaffes - Gone to the Angels - Someone's at the door

It seems that John and Lizzie might have a neighbour or two...

December 21 2020, 13:08


Goofs and Gaffes - The Fourth Horseman - A double dose of vaccine

Some times, one dose of a placebo just isn't enough...

December 21 2020, 12:56


Goofs and Gaffes - Corn Dolly - The bottom of the barrel

Charles' elderflower wine seems to have turned an unusual colour...

December 21 2020, 12:54


Goofs and Gaffes - Corn Dolly - Shut that door!

It's only on the third attempt that the caravan door slams shut...

December 21 2020, 12:53


Goofs and Gaffes - Corn Dolly - No slowing down...

"Woah, not that slow...", says Greg - as Jenny maintains the same speed...

December 21 2020, 12:51


Goofs and Gaffes - Genesis - The face at the pub window

As Jenny and Tom argue, an unseen face appears in the background...

December 21 2020, 12:50


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Mad Dog director Tristan de Vere Cole and guest-star Morris Perry

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (12/12)

December 21 2020, 11:59


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Doctor Who actor Tom Baker - working in the same studio - chats with Tristan de Vere Cole

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (11/12)

December 21 2020, 11:58


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Doctor Who actor Tom Baker - working in the same studio - chats with Tristan de Vere Cole

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (11/12)

December 21 2020, 11:58


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Lucy Fleming, Peter Jefferies, Tristan de Vere Cole and Morris Perry

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (10/12)

December 21 2020, 11:58


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Survivors actors Stephen Dudley and Lucy Fleming

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (9/12)

December 21 2020, 11:57


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Tristan de Vere Cole, Lucy Fleming, Peter Jefferies and Stephen Dudley

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (8/12)

December 21 2020, 11:56


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Peter Jefferies and Lucy Fleming prepare to record their episode commentary

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (7/12)

December 21 2020, 11:56


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Survivors director Peter Jefferies prepares for his on-camera interview

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (6/12)

December 21 2020, 11:55


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Survivors actress Lucy Fleming just after her on-camera interview

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (5/12)

December 21 2020, 11:55


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Survivors actor Stephen Dudley in between interview takes

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (4/12)

December 21 2020, 11:54


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Survivors actor Stephen Dudley in naval uniform

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (3/12)

December 21 2020, 11:53


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Series 3 Survivors director Peter Jefferies

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (2/12)

December 21 2020, 11:53


Studio day - Survivors series three DVD - Survivors series three DVD - Series 3 Survivors director Tristan de Vere Cole

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series three DVD studio day, London, 4 August 2005 (1/12)

December 21 2020, 11:52


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - Denis Lill and Pennant Roberts, with moderator Rich Cross, record the episode commentary

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (12/12)

December 21 2020, 10:53


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - A group shot of the assembled Survivors cast and crew

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (11/12)

December 21 2020, 10:48


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - Heather Wright who played the part of Melanie in the second series of Survivors

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (10/12)

December 21 2020, 10:48


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - Denis Lill and Lorna Lewis just prior to their press interviews

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (9/12)

December 21 2020, 10:47


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - Pennant Roberts in the studio with interviewer Andy Priestner

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (8/12)

December 21 2020, 10:46


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - Denis Lill and Lorna Lewis share a joke prior to their press interviews

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (7/12)

December 21 2020, 10:45


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - Pennant Roberts in the studio preparing for his on-camera interview

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (6/12)

December 21 2020, 10:43


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - Denis Lill in the studio during the recording of his on-camera interview

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (5/12)

December 21 2020, 10:42


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - Preparing for Heather Wright's on-camera interview

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (4/12)

December 21 2020, 10:39


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - Denis Lill and Pennant Roberts just prior to the press interviews

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (3/12)

December 21 2020, 10:38


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - Pennant Roberts, who directed a total of ten first and second series episodes

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (2/12)

December 21 2020, 10:37


Studio day - Survivors series two DVD - Denis Lill and Pennant Roberts meet up again for the first time in several years

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series two DVD studio day, London, 3 June 2004 (1/12)

December 21 2020, 10:33


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - The five Survivors cast and crew members during the (unused) group interview - the final part of the day

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (12/12)

December 21 2020, 10:27


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - Lucy Fleming and Ian McCulloch pose for press shots

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (11/12)

December 21 2020, 10:26


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - The cast assemble with interviewer Andy Priestner at the beginning of the studio day

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (10/12)

December 21 2020, 10:25


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - The three series ones leads wait their turn to go on-camera

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (9/12)

December 21 2020, 10:25


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - Pennant Roberts and Carolyn Seymour pose for press shots

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (8/12)

December 21 2020, 10:24


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - Pennant Roberts during the press interviews

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (7/12)

December 21 2020, 10:22


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - Lucy Fleming and Ian McCulloch await the press

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (6/12)

December 21 2020, 10:12


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - Pennant Roberts and Carolyn Seymour begin their press interviews

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (5/12)

December 21 2020, 10:11


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - Tanya Ronder, Carolyn Seymour and Pennant Roberts at the studio

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (4/12)

December 21 2020, 10:10


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - The crew set up for Tanya Ronder's on-camera interview

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (3/12)

December 21 2020, 10:09


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - The crew prepares for Lucy Fleming's on-camera interview

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (2/12)

December 21 2020, 10:08


Studio day - Survivors series one DVD - Carolyn Seymour, Andy Priestner

Behind-the-scenes photo from the Survivors series one DVD studio day, London, 5 June 2003 (1/12)

December 21 2020, 10:07


Missing scenes from The Lights of London II

First published in the Survivors Newsletter No 18, Summer 1999

December 16 2020, 08:24


Series one DVD: Studio day report

First published in Grab Your Shotgun, Parka and Your DVD Remote October 2003

November 10 2020, 21:02


Corn Dolly - Goofs and Gaffes - No slowing down...

Corn Dolly - Goofs and Gaffes - No slowing down...

November 18 2018, 15:48


Goofs and Gaffes - Genesis - The face at the pub window

Goof: A face appears in the window of the pub on the opposite side of the street

November 18 2018, 12:34


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Terry Nation's Survivors

 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

 Hampton Court
Hampton Court

SEVERAL MEMORABLE SERIES ONE Survivors' filming locations inside Hampton Court are now accessible to visitors to the Herefordshire stately home and its grounds, as part of a series of welcome enhancements to the popular Herefordshire tourist attraction.

 Pete Wallbank
Pete Wallbank

ILLUSTRATOR AND ARTIST Pete Wallbank designed the covers for the Sovereign Video VHS release of series one of Survivors.

 In conversation - Carolyn Seymour: Survivor
In conversation - Carolyn Seymour: Survivor

BIG FINISH RELEASED a two-hour 'in conversation' session with Carolyn Seymour (Abby Grant) in April 2021.

 Myra Frances (Anne Tranter, Survivors) dies at 78
Myra Frances (Anne Tranter, Survivors) dies at 78

MYRA FRANCES, WHO played the role of Anne Tranter in two episodes of series one of Survivors, has died of cancer just weeks after her seventy-eighth birthday.