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: Pete Wallbank

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

He also completed designs for all six covers for the second series release, which was abandoned shortly before Sovereign went out of business. In an exclusive interview, Pete describes the Sovereign commission, his design brief and discusses his artistic and design processes. He also reflects on the highpoints and low-points of his completed works, and discusses the lessons learnt in the process.

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Recalling the history of Survivors


The next seven days Survivors

 11 May 197744 years ago
 Television The Enemy, the ninth episode of series three, was broadcast on BBC1 and seen by 6.31m viewers

 12 May 197645 years ago
 Television A Friend in Need, the seventh episode of series two, was broadcast on BBC1 and seen by 8.28m viewers

 13 May 193289 years ago
 Cast Birth of Terry Scully (Vic Thatcher, S1)


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