Survivors [week 49]


BBCFind out what dangers await the Survivors in the next episode of the re-imaged BBC drama series, based on the novelisation of the 1970s series by Terry Nation.



BBCEpisode Three BBC One, Tuesday 2nd December. 9pm


Abby stumbles across a community that could hold the key to everyone’s future, as Adrian Hodges’s re-imagining of the classic Seventies BBC drama series, based on the novel by Terry Nation, continues.  



 The group is led by Samantha Willis – the last surviving member of the Government. She has set up a BBCcommunity that still boasts light, hot water, food and power, all drawn from sustainable sources. Abby and Samantha hit it off immediately and Abby is full of hope that Samantha might lead the remaining population to build a new and better society. Samantha sees that Abby could become a trusted ally, but Abby’s illusions are shattered when she sees the lengths Samantha will go to in order to maintain control of her fledgling community.  



 BBCMeanwhile, Greg and Tom are out searching for supplies when they encounter a family stranded on an isolated farm. The father has successfully sheltered his children from the virus by keeping them imprisoned in their own home. When the daughter of the family reaches out to Tom and Greg to set her free, they are faced with a terrible dilemma – any contact with them could kill the family.  




Abby is played by Julie Graham, Samantha Willis by Nikki Amuka-Bird, Greg by Paterson Joseph, Tom by Max Beesley and the father obsessed with sheltering his children from the virus by Neil Dudgeon.