Survivors (1975–1977)

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When a genetically engineered virus kills ninety-five percent of the world's population, the survivors must rebuild humanity in the face of overwhelming odds. "Survivors" is a study of man ... See full summary »

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 Jenny Richards (32 episodes, 1975-1977)
Ian McCulloch ...
 Greg Preston (26 episodes, 1975-1977)
Denis Lill ...
 Charles Vaughan (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
Stephen Dudley ...
 John Millon (22 episodes, 1975-1977)
Tanya Ronder ...
 Lizzie Willoughby (19 episodes, 1975-1976)
John Abineri ...
 Hubert Goss (17 episodes, 1976-1977)
Lorna Lewis ...
 Pet Simpson (15 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Abby Grant (13 episodes, 1975)
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When a genetically engineered virus kills ninety-five percent of the world's population, the survivors must rebuild humanity in the face of overwhelming odds. "Survivors" is a study of man vs. nature and man vs. man in an attempt to reclaim an unrelenting world. Written by Anonymous

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Creator Terry Nation left after the first series because of differences with producer Terence Dudley. See more »

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Intelligent, frightening and wholly relevant.
17 June 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

When an enigmatic unnamed scientist accidentally infects himself with a lethal engineered virus he unwittingly spreads it world wide via air travel. Focusing on London, England we see the effects of the virus as millions succumb and civilization collapses accordingly. The story hones in on a handful of emotionally scarred survivors who come together and attempt the difficult and painful reconstruction of a new society no longer able to depend on supplied science and technology. In one episode entitled "Law and order" the survivor's group are faced with a rape and murder of one of their number following a raucous celebration. An intellectually disabled member is falsely accused and sentenced to death with the killer himself voting for the man's execution. After one of the group leaders carries out the killing, he learns the identity of the real killer and is forced to allow him to stay in the group and withhold the information as the news of the tragic error would permanently splinter and destroy what they fought, against enormous odds, to create. Survivors is gripping stuff; well acted, cleverly written and creatively directed - if you like character driven Sci - Fi drama then this is for you.


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