Carolyn Seymour pictured on the cover of her In Conversation release

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.

Hampton Court in Herefordshire, key series one Survivors filming location

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.

Carolyn Seymour and Ian McCulloch pictured in first series Survivors episode Starvation

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.

The cast of the 2008-2010 BBC remake of Survivors

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.

A detail from the front cover of the hardback edition of Terry Nation's 1976 Survivors novel

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.

Carolyn Seymour, Ian McCulloch, Lucy Fleming and Neve McIntosh in the Big Finish studio

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

 29 July 200021 years ago
 Location trip The first day of the Mad Dog 2000 location trip visited locations on the Severn Valley Railway


The next seven days in Survivors

 30 July 200021 years ago
 Location trip The second day of the Mad Dog 2000 location trip visited location in Monsal Dale and at Ilam

 4 August 200516 years ago
 DVD Tristan de Vere Cole, Peter Jefferies, Lucy Fleming, Morris Perry and Stephen Dudley are reunited at a central London studio to record the ‘special features’ for the Survivors series three DVD release.


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Latest addition:

Detail from the front cover of Survivors: alvation

A detailed review of Survivors: Salvation, the 2021 sequel to the 1977 book Genesis of a Hero

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