Survivors series two on DVD

By Rich Cross   Last updated on 12 February 2023, 11:31:33

Details of the release of series two of Survivors on DVD in 2004


Menu screen from disc one of the second series DVD release

 FOLLOWING STRONG SALES of the first series on DVD, DD Video released the second series of Survivors on DVD in October 2004, again complete with a range of 'special features':

  • Episode commentary on Light of London II (with Denis Lill [Charles] and director Pennant Roberts)

  • On-camera interviews with Lorna Lewis [Pet], Denis Lill, Pennant Roberts and Heather Wright [Melanie]

  • A photo gallery of BBC promotion stills and behind-the-scenes shots by Denis Lill

  • Fully-illustrated Viewing Notes booklet, documenting the history of the programme and introducing each of the thirteen episodes of the series, authored by consultant on the release Andy Priestner.

Writing in TV Zone, David Miller observed that: “the ‘back to nature’ idea that was so prevalent in the ‘70s seems remarkably in tune with the conscience-ridden 21st century” (Issue 187, 2004).

Scenes from the special features section of the Survivors series two DVD
Scenes from the special features section of the Survivors series two DVD

Screen-captures from the special features section of the series two Survivors DVD set, featuring Denis Lill (Charles Vaughan), Heather Wright (Melanie), Lorna Lewis (Pet Simpson) and Pennant Roberts (director).

Related pages on this site: Series two DVD studio day photo gallery.


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 Cross, R. (2021). 'Survivors series two on DVD,' [online] Survivors: A World Away, 31 January. Available at: https://survivors-mad-dog.org.uk/a-world-away/Basics_DVD_Two.php. Accessed on: 19 May 2024.

 
   

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