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Survivors (Original BBC Series)(1975-77)
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   BBC Television Production (BBC1)
Produced by Terence Dudley
Created by Terry Nation
writers Martin Worth and Terry Nation

UK Sci-Fi Drama series 1975-77     38 episodes x 50 min colour (video tape)
Starring:
Denis Lill as Charles Vaughan
Carolyn Seymour as Abby Grant
Lucy Fleming as Jenny  Richards
Ian McCulloch as Greg Preston

From the same team that brought you  Doomwatch (BBC) (1970-72)

BBC Survivors intro

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Season 1 (13 episodes) 16-Apr-75 to 16-Jul-75

1.1 [--] Survivors: THE FOURTH HORSEMAN
16-Apr-75 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi.1 Pt.1/6 'The Fourth Horseman


 Written by Terry Nation
Directed by Pennant Roberts
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Talfryn Thomas ... Tom Price
Peter Bowles ... David Grant
Peter Copley ... Dr. Bronson
Christopher Reich ... Andrew Tyler
Margaret Anderson ... Mrs. Transon
Calum Mill ... Dr. Gordon
Blake Butler ... Mr. Pollard
Elizabeth Sinclair ... Patricia
Giles Melville ... Kevin Lloyd
Len Jones ... First Youth
Synopsis 1:
A deadly virus is accidentally released and spreads rapidly around the world. A decimated civilisation
begins to break down: the trains stop running, traffic piles up, a radio station goes off the air,
hospitals can't cope. In a Home Counties stockbroker belt, Abby Grant goes into a coma. When she recovers
she finds her husband dead and the village strewn with corpses. Meanwhile in London, secretary Jenny
Richards has set out to find other survivors.
Synopsis 2:
A strange disease sweeps through Britain and the world with amazing swiftness. Abby Grant searches
for her son. Jenny thrust out of her city life wanders through the country around London trying to
find a way to survive.

1.2 [--] Survivors: GENESIS
23-Apr-75 BBC1
 Survivors Epi 2 Pt 1/6 'Genesis' Series 1
Written by Terry Nation
Directed by Gerald Blake
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Talfryn Thomas ... Tom Price
George Baker ... Arthur Wormley
Myra Frances ... Anne Tranter
Terry Scully ... Vic Thatcher
Brian Peck ... Dave Long
Edward Brooks ... Colonel
Peter Jolley ... First Man
Synopsis 1:
Engineer Greg Preston arrives back in England by helicopter. After discovering his wife dead, he
drives aimlessly across the country encountering 'spoilt bitch' Anne Tranter and Vic Thatcher. Vic
is injured in a tractor accident, but Anne callously tells Greg he is dead. Abby encounters ex-union
leader Arthur Wormley who is bent on imposing his own brand of martial law.
Synopsis 2:
Greg comes home to find Britain just as desolate as Holland. Abby continues to look for her son, and
finds that not all the gatherings of survivors have altruistic motives. Jenny finds it a challenge to
survive on her own.

1.3 [--] Survivors: GONE AWAY
30-Apr-75 BBC1
  Survivors Epi 3 Pt. 1/6 'Gone Away' Series 1
Written by Terry Nation
Directed by Terence Williams
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Talfryn Thomas ... Tom Price
Brian Peck ... Dave Long
Barry Stanton ... Reg Gunnel
Robert Gillespie ... John Milner
Robert Fyfe ... Phillipson
Graham Fletcher ... Boy
Synopsis:
Abby, Jenny and Greg's camp is broken into by Welsh labourer Tom Price. Needing to replenish their
supplies, they visit a food warehouse. Inside is the hanged body of a looter. Abby insists that
they start to load their cars, but they are interrupted by the arrival of three of Wormley's men.

1.4 [--] Survivors: CORN DOLLY
7-May-75 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 4 Pt 1/6 'Corn Dolly' Series 1
Written by Jack Ronder
Directed by Pennant Roberts
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Yvonne Bonnamy ... Isla
Annie Hayes ... Lorraine
Keith Jayne ... Mick
Emily Bolton ... Tessa (as June Bolton)
Maureen Nelson ... Woman
Synopsis:
'We must make sure there's a next generation... we're being helped... I've found that with the
scarcity of people, the problems we face, everyone loves everyone.' Abby and her friends come across
former architect Charles who has his own ideas about how to ensure the survival of the human race.

1.5 [--] Survivors: GONE TO THE ANGELS
14-May-75 BBC1
 'Survivors' Epi 5 Pt.1/6 'Gone To The Angels ...
Written by Jack Ronder
Directed by Gerald Blake
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Peter Miles ... Lincoln
Frederick Hall ... Jack
Kenneth Caswell ... Robert
Nickolas Grace ... Matthew
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Synopsis:
'Abby, you're truthful and you're searching. Please don't be afraid'. Abby gets a clue that her
son may have gone to a religious community in the Peak District. She sets of with Jenny and Greg,
but circumstances force her to continue alone.

1.6 [--] Survivors: GARLAND'S WAR
21-May-75 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 6 Pt.1/6 'Garland's War' Series ...

Written by Terry Nation
Directed by Terence Williams
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Richard Heffer ... Jimmy Garland
Peter Jeffrey ... Knox
Dennis Chinnery ... John Carroll
Robert Oates ... Harris
David G. Marsh ... Bates
Michael Jamieson ... Ken
Susanna East ... Betty
Roger Elliott ... Sentry
Steve Fletcher ... Peter
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Synopsis:
Abby gets drawn into the struggle between young landowner Jimmy Garland and a group of men, led
by the ruthless Knox, who have taken over his house to set up a self-appointed 'shotgun and
pickaxe' government.

1.7 [--] Survivors: STARVATION
4-Jun-75 BBC1
 'Survivors' Epi 7 Pt.1/6 'Starvation' Series 1
Written by Jack Ronder
Directed by Pennant Roberts
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Talfryn Thomas ... Tom Price
John Hallet ... Barney
Julie Neubert ... Wendy
Hana Maria Pravda ... Emma Cohen
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Synopsis:
Abby and her friends, still on their travels, encounter a teenage girl, Wendy, and an old Jewish lady,
Mrs Cohen, who are living in an area ravaged by wild dogs, and rescue them from the clutches of Price.

1.8 [--] Survivors: SPOIL OF WAR
11-Jun-75 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 8 Pt.1/6 'Spoil Of War'


Written by M.K. Jeeves
Directed by Gerald Blake
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Talfryn Thomas ... Tom Price
Chris Tranchell ... Paul Pitman
Terry Scully ... Vic Thatcher
Hana Maria Pravda ... Emma Cohen
Julie Neubert ... Wendy
John Hallet ... Barney
Eileen Helsby ... Charmian Wentworth
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Synopsis:
'You left me! You left me to die like a pig in my own filth! You left me in agony... just took what you
wanted and left me.' The community is swelled by agricultural student Paul Pitman, ex-financier Arthur
Russell and his secretary Charmian. Returning to the quarry, Greg meets a man he thought was dead...

1.9 [--] Survivors: LAW AND ORDER
18-Jun-75 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 9 Pt.1/6 'Law And Order'

Written by M.K. Jeeves
Directed by Pennants Roberts
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Talfryn Thomas ... Tom Price
John Hallet ... Barney
Julie Neubert ... Wendy
Hana Maria Pravda ... Emma Cohen
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
Terry Scully ... Vic Thatcher
Chris Tranchell ... Paul Pitman
Eileen Helsby ... Charmian Wentworth
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Synopsis:
To raise morale, Abby suggests holding a party. But during the festivities, Wendy is killed and
the finger of blame points at the simple-minded Barney. He is 'tried', convicted and executed,
before Greg discovers Tom Price was the real murderer.

1.10 [--] Survivors: THE FUTURE HOUR
25-Jun-75 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 10 Pt.1/6 'The Future Hour' ...

Written by Terry Nation
Directed by Terence Williams
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Glyn Owen ... Bernard Huxley
Talfryn Thomas ... Tom Price
Hana Maria Pravda ... Emma Cohen
Chris Tranchell ... Paul Pitman
Terry Scully ... Vic Thatcher
Eileen Helsby ... Charmian Wentworth
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
Caroline Burt ... Laura Foster
James Hayes ... Phil
Denis Lawson ... Norman
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Synopsis:
A young pregnant widow seeks shelter with Abby's community because her own group has
ruled that her child must be abandoned at birth.

1.11 [--] Survivors: REVENGE
2-Jul-75 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 11 Pt.1/6 'Revenge' Series 1
Written by Jack Ronder
Directed by Terence Williams
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Hugh Walters ... Vic Thatcher
Myra Frances ... Anne Tranter
Chris Tranchell ... Paul Pitman
Hana Maria Pravda ... Emma Cohen
Eileen Helsby ... Charmian Wentworth
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Robert Tayman ... Donny
Synopsis:
Vic Thatcher has now become accepted as the tutor of the two children, John and Lizzie. Confined
to a wheelchair, he finds his incapacity irksome, but is comforted by the children's need for him.
Then Anne Tranter, who had abandoned him badly injured in the quarry, wanders into the community.

1.12 [--] Survivors: SOMETHING OF VALUE
9-Jul-75 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 12 Pt.1/6 'Something Of Value' ...
Written by Terry Nation
Directed by Terence Williams
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Matthew Long ... Robert Lawson
Murray Hayne ... Jim Buckmaster
Paul Chapman ... Thorpe
Hana Maria Pravda ... Emma Cohen
Chris Tranchell ... Paul Pitman
Eileen Helsby ... Charmian Wentworth
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Synopsis:
A storm floods the cellar which houses the community's precious provisions. Everything is ruined
and Greg starts out with the tanker to a neighbouring settlement where he hopes to trade petrol
for supplies. While he is away, the community is raided.

1.13 [--] Survivors: A BEGINNING
16-Jul-75 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 13 Pt.1/6 'A Beginning' Series ...
Written by Terry Nation
Directed by Pennant Roberts
Cast:
Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Hana Maria Pravda ... Emma Cohen
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
Hugh Walters ... Vic Thatcher
Chris Tranchell ... Paul Pitman
Eileen Helsby ... Charmian Wentworth
Richard Heffer ... Jimmy Garland
Harry Markham ... Burton
Annie Irving ... Ruth Anderson
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Synopsis:
A sick girl, Ruth, is left at the community where the weight of leadership has taken its toll on Abby.
At the end of her tether she leaves and makes for Waterhouse, the home of Jimmy Garland, while Greg and
Arthur try to get the communities in the area to join together.

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Season 2 (13 episodes) 31-Mar-76 to 23-Jun-76

2.1 [--] Survivors: BIRTH OF A HOPE
31-Mar-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 1 Pt.1/6 'Birth Of A Hope

Written by Jack Ronder
Directed by Eric Hills
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Chris Tranchell ... Paul Pitman
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Celia Gregory ... Ruth Anderson
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Terry Denton ... Vic Thatcher (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Decimated by a fire which kills several of their number, Greg's community joins the Whitecross settlement
led by Charles Vaughn. Jenny's baby is due and Greg anxiously awaits the return of Ruth, their Doctor.

2.2 [15] Survivors: GREATER LOVE
7-Apr-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 2 Pt.1/6 'Greater Love' Series ...

Written by Don Shaw
Directed by Pennant Roberts
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Celia Gregory ... Ruth Anderson
Chris Tranchell ... Paul Pitman
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
Gordon Salkilld ... Jack Wood
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Synopsis 1:
Jenny falls ill and Ruth needs to operate to save her life. But that means getting equipment
from the hospital and it's courting death to enter the urban area. Paul volunteers to try...
Synopsis 2:
Jenny has complications after the birth of her baby. Ruth believes it may require surgery,
but they lack the necessary supplies. Paul volunteers to go get medicine ad surgical
equipment.

2.3 [16] Survivors: LIGHTS OF LONDON (Part 1)
14-Apr-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 3 Pt.1/6 'Lights Of London Pt 1
Written by Jack Ronder
Directed by Terence Williams
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Celia Gregory ... Ruth Anderson
Sydney Tafler ... Manny
Coral Atkins ... Penny
Nadim Sawalha ... Amul
Lennox Milne ... Nessie
Patrick Holt ... Doctor
Wendy Williams ... Barbara
Roger Lloyd-Pack ... Wally (as Roger Lloyd Pack)
David Troughton ... Stan
Lloyd McGuire ... George
Paula Williams ... Maisie
Stenson Falke ... Extra (uncredited)
David Pike ... Mac (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Ruth is tricked into going into London by the leader of the 500 survivors there. The Londoners,
led by an exhausted former health officer, have gone to ground. Once there, Ruth cannot escape,
for the metropolis is in the grip of disease and menaced by rats.

2.4 [17] Survivors: LIGHTS OF LONDON (Part 2)
21-Apr-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 4 Pt.1/6 'Lights Of London Pt 2
Written by Jack Ronder
Directed by Terence Williams
Cast:
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Celia Gregory ... Ruth Anderson
Sydney Tafler ... Manny
Coral Atkins ... Penny
Nadim Sawalha ... Amul
Lennox Milne ... Nessie
Patrick Holt ... Doctor
Wendy Williams ... Barbara
Roger Lloyd-Pack ... Wally (as Roger Lloyd Pack)
Lloyd McGuire ... George
Synopsis:
Greg and Charles finally reach Ruth, only to find she is unwilling to return with them.
Reluctantly, they decide to stay on and help the Londoners in their big move.

2.5 [18] Survivors: FACE OF THE TIGER
28-Apr-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 5 Pt.1/6 'The Face Of The ...

Written by Don Shaw
Directed by Terence Williams
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Celia Gregory ... Ruth Anderson
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
Gordon Salkilld ... Jack Wood
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
John Line ... Alistair McFadden
Synopsis:
Greg welcomes a stranger, Alistair McFadden, who says he has lived alone for a year. he seems a gentle
man, but the community is chilled to learn the truth, in an old newspaper, that he is a child murderer.

2.6 [19] Survivors: THE WITCH
5-May-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 6 Pt.1/6 'The Witch' Series ...

Written by Jack Ronder
Directed by Terence Williams
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Celia Gregory ... Ruth Anderson
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Delia Paton ... Mina
Gordon Salkilld ... Jack Wood
Catherine Finn ... Peggy
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Synopsis:
Mina, and eccentric who lives apart from the community with her baby son, spurns Hubert's amorous
advances. He then stirs up the children, John and Lizzie, into believing that she is a witch.
When their fear spreads to Peggy, a superstitious Irishwoman, the whole group is affected and Mina's
life is threatened.

2.7 [20] Survivors: A FRIEND IN NEED
12-May-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 7 Pt.1/6 'A Friend In Need


Written by Ian McCulloch
Directed by Eric Hills
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
William Wilde ... Boult
Vivienne Burgess ... Mrs. McGregor
Emrys Leyshon ... Roberts
Paul Grist ... Morris
Andy Bradford ... Sniper
Gigi Gatti ... Daniella
Amanda Humby ... Girl (uncredited)
Synopsis:
The community hunt for a sniper who is killing attractive young women and are
startled to discover the killer is also a woman.

2.8 [21] Survivors: BY BREAD ALONE
19-May-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 8 Pt.1/6 'By Bread Alone'

Written by Martin Worth
Directed by Pennant Roberts
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Celia Gregory ... Ruth Anderson
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Roy Herrick ... Lewis Fearn
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Gordon Salkilld ... Jack Wood
Stephen Tate ... Alan
Gigi Gatti ... Daniella
Martin Neil ... Philip
Julie Peasgood ... Judy
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Synopsis:
The community, which has forgotten spiritual needs in the struggle for survival,
is unsettled by the revelation that Lewis Fearn was formerly a curate.

2.9 [22] Survivors: THE CHOSEN
26-May-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 9 Pt.1/6 'The Chosen' Series ...


Written by Roger Parkes
Directed by Eric Hills
Cast:
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Clare Kelly ... Joy Dunn
Philip Madoc ... Max Kershaw
James Cosmo ... Lenny Carter
David Neilson ... Mike
Elizabeth Cassidy ... Susan
David Goodland ... Sammy Waters
David Sibley ... Kim
Vanessa Millard ... Nancy
Laurie Goode ... Looter
Synopsis:
Charles and Pet, returning from a trip to the Cheshire brine pits, stumble upon a Spartan-like
community run by Max Kershaw. Charles is curious about the settlement, but his interest is
misinterpreted by Kershaw who decides to eliminate the 'intruders'.

2.10 [23] Survivors: PARASITES
2-Jun-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 10 Pt.1/6 'Parasites' Series 2
Written by Roger Marshall
Directed by Terence Williams
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Celia Gregory ... Ruth Anderson
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Delia Paton ... Mina
Roy Herrick ... Lewis Fearn
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Patrick Troughton ... John Millen
Kevin McNally ... Jeff Kane
Brian Grellis ... Les Grice
Synopsis:
A travelling man, John Millen, is in love with Mina, but ultimately falls foul of two ex-Dartmoor
prisoners who menace the Whitecross community and hold John and Lizzie hostage.

2.11 [24] Survivors: NEW ARRIVALS
9-Jun-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 11 Pt.1/6 'New Arrivals' Series ...
Written by Roger Parkes
Directed by Pennant Roberts
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Celia Gregory ... Ruth Anderson
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Michael Gover ... Arthur Russell
Gordon Salkilld ... Jack Wood
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Stephen Tate ... Alan
Ian Hastings ... Mark Carter
Heather Wright ... Melanie
June Page ... Sally
Peter Duncan ... Dave
Roger Monk ... Pete
Synopsis:
Ruth brings to Whitecross the remaining members of a community ravaged by a flu epidemic.
Among them is Mark Carter, who has a degree in agriculture but whose manner quickly alienates
everyone in the settlement.

2.12 [25] Survivors: OVER THE HILLS
16-Jun-76 BBC1

'Survivors' Epi 12 Pt.1/6 'Over The Hills' ...
Written by Martin Worth
Directed by Eric Hills
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Celia Gregory ... Ruth Anderson
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Stephen Tate ... Alan
Heather Wright ... Melanie
June Page ... Sally
Peter Duncan ... Dave
Gigi Gatti ... Daniella
Roger Monk ... Pete
Linda Robson ... Barbara
Nula Conwell ... Ann
Synopsis:
The Whitecross women are in open revolt over Charles' latest attempt to spark a 'baby boom'. When
it's learned that Sally is expecting Alan's child, Charles is delighted. But she will only have
the baby if she can live with Alan as his wife - and he prefers Melanie...

2.13 [26] Survivors: NEW WORLD
23-Jun-76 BBC1
Written by Martin Worth
Directed by Terence Williams
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Celia Gregory ... Ruth Anderson
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Gordon Salkilld ... Jack Wood
Heather Wright ... Melanie
Stephen Tate ... Alan
Peter Duncan ... Dave
June Page ... Sally
Roger Monk ... Pete
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby
Sally Osborne ... Agnes Carlsson
Dan Meaden ... Seth
Synopsis:
The settlers sight a balloon passing over Whitecross and give chase. When they track it down they
find the balloonists are a Norwegian engineer and his daughter Agnes, offering hope of contacts with
mainland Europe. Greg is determined to make the most of this unexpected windfall...

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BBC1 Wednesdays 8:00pm
Season 3 (12 episodes) 16-Mar-77 to 8-Jun-77

3.1 [27] Survivors: MANHUNT
16-Mar-77 BBC1
Written by Terence Dudley
Directed by Peter Jefferies
Cast;
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Anthony Jacobs ... Prof. Geert Miedel
Michael Hawkins ... Colonel Clifford
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Dan Meaden ... Seth
Gordon Salkilld ... Jack Wood
John Rolfe ... Summers
June Brown ... Susan
David Freedman ... Roberts
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Angie Stevens ... Lizzie Willoughby
Synopsis:
Jack, who had ballooned off with Greg is back with a sorry tale about Greg being in danger. Charles
and Jenny ride off to find him. It's a search that will invariably see them one step behind the always
felt but rarely seen Greg who is trying to make contact with as many settlements as possible in the quest
for a unified federation.

3.2 [28] Survivors: A LITTLE LEARNING
23-Mar-77 BBC1
Written by Ian McCulloch
Directed by George Spenton-Foster
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
Anna Pitt ... Agnes Carlsson
Joseph McKenna ... Eagle
Sylvia Coleridge ... Mrs. Butterworth
Sean Caffrey ... Millar
Prentis Hancock ... McIntosh
John Barrard ... Mr. Oliver
Keith Collins ... Bernie
Christopher Huxtable ... Philip
Richard Beaumont ... Cliff
Johanna Sheffield ... Libbie
Nicola Glickman ... Annie
John Harrard ... Mr. Oliver (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Greg and Agnes meet an elderly woman, Mrs Butterworth, who asks them to protect het from 'raiding Indians'.
The marauders turn out to be a gang of children who are found to be dying after eating contaminated rye.

3.3 [29] Survivors: LAW OF THE JUNGLE
30-Mar-77 BBC1
Written by Martin Worth
Directed by Peter Jefferies
Cast:
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Brian Blessed ... Brod
Anna Pitt ... Agnes Carlsson
Barbara Lott ... Edith Walter
Eric Deacon ... Steve Walter
Keith Varnier ... Owen Walter
Cheryl Hall ... Mavis
Synopsis:
Brod, and ex-butcher, believes that man must revert to hunting to survive. His community hunts with
crossbows, on horseback, and lives in three abandoned railway carriages. When Charles and Jenny
arrive in the area, Brod sees them as a threat.

3.4 [30] Survivors: MAD DOG
6-Apr-77 BBC1
Written by Don Shaw
Directed by Tristan de Vere Cole
Cast:
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Morris Perry ... Richard Fenton
Bernard Kay ... Sanders
Ralph Arliss ... Jim
Max Faulkner ... Phil
Heather Canning ... Ellen
Stephen Bill ... Ron
Eric Francis ... Engine Driver
Robert Pugh ... Terry the Fireman
Jane Shaw ... Young Girl
Alfreda Atkinson ... Alfreda (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Charles meets Fenton, a former lecturer who reveals that he has rabies. Charles is laters
forced to run for his life from men who believe he is also infected.

3.5 [31] Survivors: BRIDGEHEAD
13-Apr-77 BBC1 Wed
Written by Martin Worth
Directed by George Spenton-Foster
Cast:
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Anna Pitt ... Agnes Carlsson
John Ronane ... Bill Sheridan
Hazel McBride ... Alice
Barbara Lott ... Edith Walter
Cheryl Hall ... Mavis
Keith Varnier ... Owen Walter
Eric Deacon ... Steve Walter
Harry Jones ... Elphick
Rosalind Elliot ... Susan
John Ruddock ... Bagley
Kelly Varney ... Tom Walter (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Charles decides that the survivors need a market - not just for the exchange of goods,
but as a place where people can meet and make contacts, and exchange ideas and skills.

3.6 [32] Survivors: REUNION
20-Apr-77 BBC1
Written by Don Shaw
Directed by Terence Dudley
Cast:
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Jean Gilpin ... Janet Millon
John Lee ... Philip Hurst
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Gordon Salkilld ... Jack Wood
George Waring ... Walter
Angie Stevens ... Lizzie Willoughby
Synopsis:
Jenny and Hubert, continuing their search for Greg, come across a young widow called Janet Milton.
Going through a family album, Jenny realises Janet is young John's mother, and the two are reunited.

3.7 [33] Survivors: THE PEACEMAKER
27-Apr-77 BBC1
Written by Roger Parkes
Directed by George Spenton-Foster
Cast:
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Norman Robbins ... Bentley
Brian Conley ... Michael
Alan Halley ... Henry
Paul Seed ... Grant
Edward Underdown ... Frank Garner
Nicolette Roeg ... Blossom
Heather Emmanuel ... Rutna
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
John Grieve ... McLain
Derek Martin ... Cyril
Harry Fielder ... Larry (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Charles, Jenny and Hubert discover a community which survives by milling grain for other settlements.
Frank Garner claims to be its leader, but Charles begins to suspect that he is really a prisoner.

3.8. [34] Survivors: SPARKS
4-May-77 BBC1
Written by Roger Parkes
Directed by Tristan de Vere Cole
Cast:
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Edward Underdown ... Frank Garner
William Dysart ... Alec Campbell
Gabrielle Hamilton ... Letty
John Bennett ... Jim
John White ... Vic
Linda Polan ... Bet
Synopsis:
Alec Campbell, an electrical engineer, lives alone in squalor, refusing all invitations to join
Charles' group. Campbell is racked with guilt for abandoning his wife and children when the
plague overtook them, but the community badly needs an electrician and resorts to shock treatment
to bring him round.

3.9 [35] Survivors: THE ENEMY
11-May-77 BBC1
Written by Roger Parkes
Directed by Peter Jefferies
Cast:
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Bryan Pringle ... Leonard Woollen
Edward Underdown ... Frank Garner
William Dysart ... Alec Campbell
Robert Gillespie ... Sam Mead
Frances Tomelty ... Mary Jean Mead
Joseph Sumner ... Baby
Peggy Ann Wood ... Mrs. Jay
Terence Davies ... Harper
Martyn Whitby ... Grant
Synopsis:
Leonard Woollen, the leader of a mining community, clashes with Sam Mead, a latter-day Luddite,
who tries to persuade the survivors to abandon their quest for hydro-electricity.

3.10 [36] Survivors: THE LAST LAUGH
18-May-77 BBC1
Written by Ian McCulloch
Directed by Peter Jefferies
Cast:
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston
Clifton Jones ... Dr. Adams
George Mallaby ... Ed Mason
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson
Anna Pitt ... Agnes Carlsson
Gordon Salkilld ... Jack Wood
Richard Cornish ... Chris
Paul Humpoletz ... Powell
David Cook ... Irvine
Roy Boyd ... Tilley
Jon Glover ... Dave
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon
Angie Stevens ... Lizzie Willoughby
Synopsis:
Hunting for a doctor he believes is being held prisoner, Greg is attacked by an apocalyptic quartet
of horsemen, and his list of settlements stolen. Recovering, he finds Dr. Adams, only to discover
that he has smallpox. Greg also contracts the disease but, before his inevitable death, is able to
use it to exact 'revenge' on his former attackers.

3.11 [37] Survivors: LONG LIVE THE KING
1-Jun-77 BBC1
Written by Martin Worth
Directed by Tristan de Vere Cole
Cast:
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Anna Pitt ... Agnes Carlsson
William Dysart ... Alec Campbell
Robert Gillespie ... Sam Mead
Frank Vincent ... Mitch
Roy Marsden ... The Captain
Gabrielle Daye ... Mrs. Hicks
John Comer ... Les Norton
Sean Mathias ... Mike
Ray Mort ... Joe Briggs
Barry Stokes ... Tom Walter
Denis Holmes ... Albert Banks
Constance Reason ... Alice Briggs (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Heading North, Charles finds a message from Greg seeking a meeting at a disused army camp.
There he learns about Greg's work in bringing people together from Agnes who is determined
to see him 'live on' as the symbolic ling of the new emerging nation. But a villainous
character, the Captain, also wants to take over.

3.12 [38] Survivors: POWER (final episode)
8-Jun-77 BBC1
Written by Martin Worth
Directed by George Spenton-Foster
Cast:
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan
Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss
Iain Cuthbertson ... McAlister
William Dysart ... Alec Campbell
Robert Gillespie ... Sam Mead
Bill Armour ... Davey
Brian Carey ... Hamish
Dorothy Dean ... Mrs. Crombie
Ray Jeffries ... Rob
Synopsis:
Charles and his companions arrive in the Scottish Highlands where they find Scottish nationalism
alive and well in the form of McAlister, a local laird who resents their attempts to tap his
hydroelectricity to revive English industry.

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