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 197546 years ago Production Recording of the studio sequences for Genesis, the second episode of series one, at BBC TV Centre in London
5 March 199922 years ago Location trip The first day of the sixth Reunion location trip (Tanker Hill Mob) visited sites across Herefordshire
6 March 197645 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
7 March 199922 years ago Location trip The last day of the sixth Reunion location trip (which became known by the title of its commemorative video "The Tanker Hill Mob") which visited sites across Herefordshire
Earlier this month in Survivors
13 February 20156 years ago Cast Death of Hugh Walters (Vic Thatcher, S1), aged 75
19 February 197546 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 197645 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
Coming up in Survivors
09 March 199724 years ago Crew Death of Terry Nation, creator of Survivors, and scriptwriter of seven series one episodes
09 March 200219 years ago Location trip The Mad Dog 2002 location trip visited locations in Monsal Dale and at Ilam
12 March 197546 years ago Production Recording of the studio sequences for Gone Away, the third episode of series one, 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://survivors-mad-dog.org.uk/a-world-away/Survivors_on_this_day.php. Accessed on: 28 February 2021.
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
ILLUSTRATOR AND ARTIST Pete Wallbank designed the covers for the Sovereign Video VHS release of series one of Survivors.
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.