Pet recognises one of them as a convicted criminal, and when Mina finds John's murdered corpse and confronts the pair, they take the children hostage. During series 3, production occasionally moved further afield to Suffolk, Derbyshire, and Wiltshire, with the last episode filmed in the Scottish Highlands. In the credits, this version is said to be based on Terry Nation's novel Survivors (1976), rather than the previous series. Gone Away 8.1 30 Apr. The others question "Alistair", who admits his crime and says that he has been rehabilitated. On arrival, they discover that many in the settlement have become mortally ill from poisoned fish. 11 – uncredited). All series were broadcast on Wednesday evenings on BBC 1, from April 1975 to June 1977. But … 1975 4. A sniper is going round other areas and shooting women. 4 – uncredited), Kelly Varney as Tom Walter (ep. "On Location" mute footage – A 75 second mute film of certain behind the scenes happenings during the recording of the Series 1 episode. They stay the night due to Frank's now weakened condition. Meanwhile, Abby rescues Emma from a pack of roaming, savage dogs. Another man, Sam, opposes turning the electricity back on and is determined to stop them. The principal characters of Abby, Greg, Jenny and Tom Price were retained, but new elements were introduced, including a subplot about the origins of the virus and a stronger focus on action. Travelling with Agnes, Greg arrives at a community run by children. He agrees to join them and help. The survivors join another community, Whitecross, run by Charles Vaughan, and become once more focused on the everyday practicalities of post-Death life. They all take off to the area and find a house to stay in, but Greg is accidentally shot by a man who took shelter there, Lincoln, who's given Greg a minor flesh wound. They run across settlement members, Charles and Loraine, who themselves have just found a young boy, Mick. Survivor Greg Preston, who has just returned from mainland Europe and knows the virus has wiped out the population there, arrives home to find that his wife, Jeanie, has died from the plague. This page was last edited on 7 December 2020, at 10:18. With Frank now dead, the others move on, accompanied by Sam. Not being used to the effects of alcohol, things get a little out of hand and the gang vote on a suitable punishment for those at fault. Jenny finds it a challenge to survive on her own. Photo gallery – A collection of BBC photos from Series 2. Arriving back at the church they find a tramp, Tom Price, has taken shelter at their house. Survivors (1975 TV series), a British post-apocalyptic fiction series; Survivors (2008 TV series), an adaptation of Terry Nation's eponymous book; Episodes "Survivors" , 1994 television series episode "Survivors" , 2016 episode of American TV series Supergirl "The Survivors" (Star Trek: The Next Generation), 1989; Other uses The series' main actors included Carolyn Seymour (Abby), Lucy Fleming (Jenny), Ian McCulloch (Greg), and Denis Lill (Charles). 1975 3. 1, 6, 10), Alfreda Atkinson as Alfreda (ep. Survivors is a British post-apocalyptic fiction drama television series created by Terry Nation and produced by Terence Dudley at the BBC, that broadcast from 1975 to 1977.It concerns the plight of a group of people who have survived an accidentally released plague – referred to as "The Death" – that kills nearly the entire human population of the planet. A strange disease sweeps through Britain and the world with amazing swiftness. Charles talks to her and her partner about their lives there, which are very comfortable, and decides that his community could move here, where there are more facilities and people nearby. 1, 6, 10), Angie Stevens as Lizzie Willoughby (eps. A number of community members begin to believe this, and Mina decides to leave. Charles meets a man named Richard Fenton, who saves him from a pack of wild dogs. It is led by Huxley, who travels around different communities offering food and other items in exchange for gold. Abby brings Jimmy to Knox, but his men attack and restrain him. Laura has the baby and agrees to return to the settlement along with Norman, but entrusts her baby girl to the community where she will be safe, but not before Tom and Huxley are both killed in a final showdown. Later, when Jenny, Greg, and the children set out to follow Abby, Lincoln takes Lizzie hostage, but she is saved by her dog. 1; 2; 3; 1. Greg remembers that Vic Thatcher, whom he had helped earlier, had a working tractor. Abby Grant … Gone to the Angels 7.7 14 May 1975 6. The pair are brought to Whitecross but appear quite aggressive. The second and third volumes were released in 2015, and the fourth and fifth in 2016, with sixth and seventh volumes scheduled for 2017. The five travellers leave after the three men have died. The show received mixed reviews, but initial viewing figures were strong. At a petrol station they find posters for a nearby settlement. Brod threatens Charles' life, and to ensure Charles and his group are able to leave safely, Hubert kills Brod, which also allows the other people to return to their farm. Season 2 guide for Survivors (1975) TV series - see the episodes list with schedule and episode summary. The sick woman dies, and the sick man is shot. Greg and Charles learn that Ruth has been taken to London and go to rescue her. Hubert is tasked with grinding wheat. In his travels, Greg meets a group of men who gain his confidence as he talks about his trip to Norway. Abby, Jenny and Greg drive to the nearest large supermarket to stock up on food. However, they begin to suffer the effects of the, Ruth brings to Whitecross a small group of young people, who've escaped the effects of an aggressive strain of. They shoot one of Abby's tyres as she escapes. However, the audio commentaries, on-camera interviews, Denis Lill's photo collection and New World Rising documentary from previous DVD releases were not included on the 2008 DVD boxset. An old face from the past returns, giving Vic a new reason for living, not necessarily for good reasons. Survivors (1975–1977) Episode List. The thing I always found funny about Survivors was how clean and tidy everyone looked. Track Survivors (1975) new episodes, see when is the next episode air date, series schedule, trailer, countdown, calendar and more. The show took pains to make sure these characters represented a broader spread of racial and social backgrounds. The group says they were driven from their land by a large band of thieves roaming the area. Due to audience complaints about this, the production crew replaced the cameras. Meanwhile, Lawson has met up with two friends and tells them of the tanker. As Abby goes in search of her son Peter, who was away at boarding school when the pandemic occurred, Jenny wanders aimlessly through the countryside. S1, Ep3 30 Apr. Quite the same Wikipedia. Greg and Jenny take the tanker to a neighboring community to trade while the visitors chase them down. 5-13), Christopher Reich as Dr. Andrew Tyler (ep. Greg and Charles are rescued and taken to the community. Coming to his senses, Alec agrees to help and goes with them. Created by Terry Nation. Abby, Jenny and Greg drive to the nearest large supermarket to stock up on food. Appearing in the series before becoming famous were Kevin McNally (Pirates of the Caribbean), Robert Fyfe (Last of the Summer Wine), Denis Lawson (Star Wars), David Neilson (Coronation Street), Peter Duncan (Blue Peter), June Brown (EastEnders), David Troughton, and Roger Lloyd-Pack (Only Fools and Horses and The Vicar of Dibley). After several adventures on the road, they find a property called The Grange which they can use as a base and, joined by other survivors, they form a potted community of disparate individuals all united by a shared purpose; to relearn the old skills of farming and tool-making, and to try to live in this new world. Survivors:Complete Original Series (1975-1977) ... As the show progresses, episodes deal intelligently with the spectrum of human organizations, group dynamics, economic systems, and romantic relationships. Two cameras were used, but one of them had a recurrent fault, which shows as multiple reflections on the left hand side of pictures in many scenes, particularly visible in series 3. Track Survivors (1975) season 2 episodes. After Vic attempts suicide, the others discuss how depressed he has become and set about finding useful tasks to give him a sense of purpose, such as teaching the children. Jenny thrust out of her city life wanders through the country around London trying to find a way to survive. Referred to as "The Death", the plague kills approximately 4,999 out of every 5,000 human beings on the planet within a matter of weeks of being released. The 1970's; A conical flask smashes in a far off laboratory. Great Malvern railway station featured in 1975 as the commuter-belt railway station in the first episode of Survivors (1975 TV series), the post-apocalyptic fiction drama television series created by Terry Nation and produced by Terence Dudley … Popular writer Terry Nation (whose work included many scripts for Doctor Who) created the series, but he left the show after the first series due to disputes with producer Terence Dudley. In an unspecified location, an enigmatic and unnamed Asian scientist accidentally smashes a bottle containing a deadly and unnatural virus. Two strangers on the run from a possessive merchant fall under the mercy of Abby, Jenny, Greg and the Gang. [2] The Cult of... series also included documentaries on Blake's 7 (another series devised by Terry Nation) and Doomwatch (produced by Terence Dudley). The trio leaves the following day. The survivors move on to a new settlement led by Charles Vaughan. The majority of the locations for all three series of Survivors were in the Welsh Marches, the counties of Monmouthshire, Shropshire, Powys, and, for the first two series, the characters most often seen in Herefordshire. The travellers arrive at a large community, which has its own brewery and mine. Events in this box-set take place between Series 1 and Series 2 of the TV series. Jenny has had a baby boy, whom she is naming David. Season. Greg and Charles meet the men's demands and let them go, and the pair escape on the boat. Believing Greg is being held captive, they search for him but are locked up. With Lucy Fleming, Ian McCulloch, Denis Lill, Stephen Dudley. Track Survivors (1975) season 3 episodes. Greg realises they are the next target and calls on a nearby community for help. Survivors is a British post-apocalyptic fiction drama television series created by Terry Nation and produced by Terence Dudley at the BBC, that broadcast from 1975 to 1977. The man tells the group that armed men calling themselves "The British Government" recently came, taking many of his supplies. The man, Jimmy Garland, takes Abby to the cave where he has been staying: there is instant chemistry between the pair. List of Survivors episodes may refer to: List of Survivors (1975 TV series) episodes; List of Survivors (2008 TV series) episodes; This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title List of Survivors episodes. A man, Paul Pitman, arrives and tells them he knows about farming and tells them their methods are futile, but he can help. Abby Grant searches for her son. Photo gallery – A collection of BBC photos from Series 1. Abby continues to look for her son, and finds that not all the gatherings of survivors have altruistic motives. Charles is delighted and re-ignites his interest in more of the community having children. Charles and Hubert catch up with Jenny, who has been travelling for days. Abby, Greg and Jenny go to find him but ... Abby, Jenny and Greg are driving towards Abby's home town of Brimpsfield, looking for her son. In series 2 people did go off to cities from time to time, but you only saw them leaving the settlement and then coming back a while later. Survivors (TV Series 1975–1977) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. As the world's population is almost annihilated by a mysterious pandemic, accidentally unleashed by an unnamed Chinese scientist, the crisis is first seen through the eyes of two characters—Jenny Richards, a young working woman in London who is naturally immune to the disease, and Abby Grant, a middle-class corporate wife living a comfortable existence in a suburban commuter village who caught the virus but barely recovered, while her husband died. Vic tries to kill Greg for abandoning him and taking away his woman, until Greg explains what really happened. He attempts suicide but is saved by Charles. Paul agrees to go to the nearest big-city hospital (in Birmingham) to collect it. They discover that many community members are there against their will due to Brod's bullying tactics. Year: Season 2. [1] Nation strenuously denied this. Abby meanwhile, needing some peace, leaves the settlement to seek out Jimmy Garland, and stays with him in his house. Jenny and Andrew return to Pat's home to find she has died from the disease, and Andrew reveals the true extent of the situation to Jenny: he too has got the disease, the virus is wiping out thousands, and there is nothing anyone can to do stop or cure it. 1 – uncredited), Amanda Humby as Betty (ep. 5 – uncredited), Harry Fielder as Larry (ep. Add Image. 1), Margaret Anderson as Mrs. Transon (ep. In addition, the few appearances of Greg and Jenny's baby son Paul on Survivors saw Lucy Fleming's real-life son Diggory appear as Paul, although uncredited. TV show guide for Survivors (1975). Abby accidentally gets involved in a local war when she picks up a wounded man being chased by a group of armed men. The intention, however, is to set up a government enforcing proper law and order. All series were broadcast on Wednesday evenings on BBC 1, from April 1975 to June 1977. Genesis 8.2 23 Apr. Greg and Jenny see smoke and aim for it. The man tells the group that armed men calling themselves "The British Government... Abby accidentally gets involved in a local war when she picks up a wounded man being chased by a group of armed men. Abby brings Emma and Wendy in Tom's van to the manor, and there they release Tom, who agrees, once again, to help them. Primitive equipment meant that many shots suffered from a green tint. Jenny packs her bags and leaves for the country to look for more survivors. Hubert, however, spreads panic among the others, and Alistair volunteers to leave. However, they meet a broad spectrum of other survivors along the way, and the series continues to explore alternative reactions to the Death and what it takes to survive. Agnes reveals that he is dead, and that they don't have the petrol they claim. Cities worldwide have been trashed, but London still seems to be the hub of civilisation. Survivors (1975 TV series). The third series juxtaposes the personal story arc of the search for Greg with a wider narrative of society appearing to re-establish itself, with federated communities, market bartering and rudimentary railway travel, based on using the steam locomotives preserved on heritage railways. Greg, Abby, and Jenny decide to accompany them to Maredell before deciding whether to join forces. Greg and the others in his group agree to contact other settlements so they can band together and form an alliance against similar attacks. Survivors (1975) This is a 38-episode drama series about the aftermath of a virulent plague that has wiped out 95% of the Earth's population. The original or 'classic' Survivors was an 38 episode drama series which aired on BBC1 between 1975 and 1977. Charles, Jenny, and Hubert arrive at a religious settlement, where no violence or guns are allowed. "Judges" and "Esther" take place after the Grange's cellar storeroom is flooded ("Something of Value"). A community of survivors struggle to stay alive in the wake of a global pandemic known as the Death that wiped out 99.98% of humanity. Abby, tired of her role as the leader, retreats and talks it over with Jenny, who reveals she is pregnant with Greg's child. While Abby goes to her son's school, Jenny and Greg run across two small children, John and Lizzie, who have been living in the home of John's dead grandmother. En route back to the quarry, they encounter Anne, who tells Greg that Vic is dead, and after initially travelling with them, she leaves. To install click the Add extension button. There they find a military-like operation run by Max and Joy. They run across settlement members, Charles and Loraine, who themselves have just found a young boy, Mick. Survivors, featuring interviews with actors Lucy Fleming, Ian McCulloch, and Carolyn Seymour, director Pennant Roberts, and scriptwriter Martin Worth, was broadcast on 5 December 2006, as part of the channel's Science Fiction Britannia series. You could also do … He tells them of a young boy he encountered who Abby hopes may be her son. Events in this box-set happen between the episodes of the second TV series. 1975 Mina becomes fond of John, a man she meets on a river barge, and agrees to meet him later, to serve him lunch in exchange for Wellington boots for the community. It is deep midwinter, and Abby has gone to reunite with her son. The men threaten to shoot them if they take the food and insist they sign up at the community. In celebration the gang have a party. Frequent visitors to Whitecross, both friendly and hostile, act as catalysts for various dramatic situations. He is extremely hostile, however, and claims to have no more interest in his former career. In modern-day London, a young woman named Jenny visits her friend Andrew, a physician who is working in a city hospital, to ask him to come see a mutual friend, Pat, who has become ill. The Fourth Horseman 8.2 16 Apr. Tensions among the group are rising as the workload increases. He agrees to join them and help. They follow, but after a failure of the brakes, Greg has parked it in a barn. However, when the boat returns, two other men have taken residence, and John is nowhere to be found, though one of the men is wearing John's hat. 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