A group of commuter train passagers are put in accidental suspended animation and emerge years later into a devastated world.
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 Leo Nixon (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Ian Hart (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Roe Germaine (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Jean Wilson (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Austin Danforth (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Colin Wallis (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Jandra Nixon (5 episodes, 1999)
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 Hild (5 episodes, 1999)
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 Hornrim (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Jonathan Geddes (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Midwife (2 episodes, 1999)
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A group of train passengers, including a policeman (Ian Hart) a wanted criminal (Mick Sizer) and an M.O.D. scientist (Harriet Ambrose) are travelling to Sheffield when their train crashes inside a tunnel and a strange gas envelopes them. When they awake, they find that Harriet froze them all so they could survive the giant meteor impact that destroyed the rest of the world. Now, they seem to be the only survivors of the human race in a world overrun with tropical plants and patrolled by packs of man-eating dogs. Written by R. Magrath

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Referenced in This Morning with Richard Not Judy: Episode #2.7 (1999) See more »

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A great throwback to the miserable '70s
14 November 1999 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

If you liked any Quartermass, Threads, Village of the Dammed or books like "After the Rain", "Chalk Giants" or anything by John Wyndham then this is one for you.

Unrelenting post-apocalypse depression that I believe only works if you grew in the U.K. in the seventies. I liked it a lot.


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