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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: Cult 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.

Featuring new on-screen interviews with Lucy Fleming (Jenny Richards), Ian McCulloch (Greg Preston), Carolyn Seymour (Abby Grant), Survivors director Pennant Roberts, and scriptwriter Martin Worth, The Cult of... Survivors explores the behind-the-scenes story of the making of the show and the reasons for its enduring popularity.

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Recalling the history of Survivors

The next seven days Survivors

 12 April 197546 years ago
 Production Recording of the studio sequences for Garland's War, the sixth episode of series one, at BBC TV Centre in London

 13 April 197744 years ago
 Television Bridgehead, the fifth episode of series three, was broadcast on BBC1 and seen by 8.23m viewers

 14 April 197645 years ago
 Television Lights of London Part 1, the third episode of series two, was broadcast on BBC1 and seen by 10.4m viewers 

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New exclusive interviews and in-depth features on different aspects of Survivors on screen, in print and on audio.

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