SPOILER ALERT!! - Reunited and on the road, the group travels South on the lookout for a new home. They encounter a small but thriving community of survivors and, after some initial trepidation, decide to take up their offer of hospitality. While Al (Philip Rhys) and Sarah (Robyn Addison) enjoy their new romance, Tom (Max Beesley) simmers as Anya (Zoe Tapper) makes friends with the new community’s leader, Judy (Morven Christie). Greg (Paterson Joseph) and Abby (Julie Graham) leave together to follow up their own investigations: Greg into a mysterious postcard he was sent shortly before the virus hit, and Abby into the Lab and the imprisoned survivors she met during her time there. Meanwhile, Sarah discovers an elderly couple dying from a new, mutant strain of the virus. Episode 11 airs Tuesday, April 20th @ 9:00 p.m. EST/PST on BBC America.
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SPOILER ALERT!! - Tom (Max Beesley) and Greg (Paterson Joseph) are enslaved alongside Kevin (Al Weaver) and dozens of others in Mr. Smithson’s (Christopher Fulford) coal mine. Meanwhile, the group is desperately hunting for them and follows Billy (Roger Lloyd-Pack), the only lead, to a roadside motel where he is meeting his girlfriend, Sally (Emma Lowndes). When questioned, Billy feigns ignorance and exists under the pretence of asking around while on his trading route, leaving the group with Sally. In the mine, an accident leaves Kevin badly injured. Greg formulates an escape plan by convincing Smithson that he’s a geologist and has discovered a gas leak in the mine. However, the group is converging on Smithson’s with its own rescue plans, leading to a dangerous game of cat and mouse. Episode ten airs Tuesday, April 13th @ 9:00 p.m. EST/PST on BBC America.
SPOILER ALERT!! - Fifty-year-old East Londoner Billy Stringer (Roger Lloyd-Pack) is a trader and opportunist, traversing the desolate roads of Britain in his well-stocked container truck. He meets the group and hands over vital supplies. Surprised but grateful for Billy’s generosity, the group decides to stay overnight in a cottage close by to help Abby (Julie Graham) recover from her terrifying ordeal at the Lab. Later, at Samantha’s (Nikki Amuka-Bird) compound, Billy reveals details of the group’s location, before dumping his young, innocent passenger, Kevin (Al Weaver), at another mysterious compound. Samantha orders her gun-totting henchman Dexter (Anthony Flanagan) to arrest Tom (Max Beesley). She intends to reintroduce the judicial system, putting Tom on trial for the murder he committed previously against one of her people. With Tom captured and under arrest, Abby has no other option but to lead Greg (Paterson Joseph) and Anya (Zoe Tapper) in pursuit, taking on the role of Counsel for the Defense, while Greg and Anya become members of the jury. Tom’s brutal past is finally revealed for all to hear, and the group is confronted with the reality of the man it’s harbored. As the trial threatens to fall apart, a string of betrayals and double-crosses ensues. Episode nine airs Tuesday, April 6th @ 9:00 p.m. EST/PST on BBC America.
SPOILER ALERT!! - With Abby (Julie Graham) still missing, and Greg (Patterson Joseph) recovering from his injuries, the group is holed up in the city, scavenging for survival. While Naj (Chahak Patel) leaves graffiti messages across the crumbling landscape for Abby, Tom (Max Beesley) steals supplies from another group of survivors. The group learns that other people have been abducted in the same way as Abby, and the kidnappers bear the markings of PSJ, a pharmaceutical company with offices in the city. As Tom leads Al (Philip Rhys), Anya (Zoe Tapper) and Sarah (Robyn Addison) off on this trail, Greg and Naj find themselves confronted by the group Tom stole from. Meanwhile, in the lab, Abby is re-infected by Whittaker (Nicholas Gleaves), who will stop at nothing to find his miracle vaccine. Episode eight airs Tuesday, March 3oth @ 9:00 p.m. EST/PST on BBC America.
SPOILER ALERT!! - As season two of Survivors begins, Abby (Julie Graham) is being held by James Whitaker (Nicholas Gleaves) and Fiona Douglas (Geraldine Somerville) at the Lab. There, she learns that the scientists have avoided infection and are looking desperately for a vaccine that they believe her unique immune system alone will generate. Meanwhile, the group races to save Greg’s (Patterson Joseph) life as he lies dying from a gunshot wound. Drawn into a burning hospital in search of the necessary medical equipment, Al (Phillip Rhys) and Anya (Zoe Tapper) are caught in an avalanche of rubble as the building collapses around them. Tom (Max Beesley) is faced with the stark challenge of rescuing his friends from a seemingly insurmountable disaster, with only Sarah (Robyn Addison) and Naj (Chahak Patel) to help. Episode seven airs Tuesday, March 23rd @ 9:00 p.m. EST/PST on BBC America.
SPOILER ALERT!! - When a so-called spiritual leader called John (Kieran O’Brien) turns up at the survivors’ home with his group of followers, some in the house are suspicious of his motives. Charming and eloquent, John is a preacher with a unique perspective on the new world, but the family’s opinion of him is split. Some find comfort in his message, while others are deeply distrusting of his motives.
Linda (Claire Keelan), a woman in John’s group, is pregnant, and Abby (Julie Graham) allows her to stay until the baby is born. Anya (Zoe Tapper) fears that she will be forced to reveal the fact that she is a doctor if there are any problems with the birth. Worse than that, she picks up on some unusual remarks made by John, which make her concerned for the group’s safety.
Al (Philip Rhys) is much more positive about John’s group. He spots a pretty woman called Louise (Louise Dylan) and uses his charm to seduce her. He is feeling much more like his old self - until he realises that Louise isn’t as innocent as she seems. Meanwhile, Anya’s fears are realized when Linda experiences complications and John’s serene facade starts to crumble. As the situation reaches crisis point, Anya is forced to confront some harrowing truths about her own past, putting her relationship with Tom (Max Beesley) on a new footing. Abby and the others also realize that, through a misguided act of kindness, they have put themselves in terrible jeopardy. Episode five airs Saturday, March 13 @ 9:oo p.m. EST on BBC America.
SPOILER ALERT!! - Abby (Julie Graham) learns of a group of young boys living at a nearby mansion called Waterhouse. She is determined to see if Peter is there, and leaves her new friends in order to find her son. When she arrives at Waterhouse, she walks into the middle of a land dispute between Jimmy Garland (Joseph Millson), an ex-Army officer who has an ancestral claim to the mansion, and an aggressive group of teenage boys who have taken up residence there.
In Abby’s absence, her surrogate family is in danger of falling apart. Tom (Max Beesley), Sarah (Robyn Addison), Al (Philip Rhys) and Najid (Chahak Patel) are drawn to the comfort and security that Samantha’s (Nikki Amuka-Bird) community provides. Tom settles into his new surroundings quickly and starts to see himself in a position of power in the new society that Samantha hopes to build.
Things quickly go wrong for Al, however, as he is ejected from the community when Samantha decides he will not fit in. Tom sees the chance to prove himself to Samantha, but will his criminal past catch up with him? Meanwhile, Greg (Patterson Joseph) and Anya (Zoe Tapper) are left to protect the survivors’ house alone, and an encounter with some unwelcome visitors provides a vivid reminder of how vulnerable they are without the group. Episode four airs Saturday, March 6th @ 9:00 p.m. EST on BBC America.
SPOILER ALERT!! - Abby (Julie Graham) stumbles across a community that could hold the key to everyone’s future. The group is led by Samantha Willis (Nikki Amuka -Bird), the last surviving member of the government. She has set up a community 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 that Samantha will go in order to maintain control of her fledgling community.
Meanwhile, Greg (Patterson Joseph) and Tom (Max Beesley) 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. Episode three airs Saturday night, February 27th @ 9:00 p.m. EST on BBC America.
SPOILER ALERT!! - Abby (Julie Graham) and her new friends find a house to shelter in and set about gathering the essential supplies they need to stay alive. When they visit a local supermarket they are confronted with Dexter (Anthony Flanagan), the leader of an armed gang that has laid claim to the contents. Abby is shocked by how quickly people have resorted to selfishness and violence.
As Dexter’s gang is leaving, Abby sees a face she thinks she recognizes – a teacher who took her son to the hospital before the worst of the virus hit. But the gang departs before she can speak to him. Abby cannot forget about the teacher. Taking Tom (Max Beesley) with her, she goes back to the supermarket in the hope that Dexter’s gang will return. Dexter soon arrives, but he has no interest in helping Abby. Instead, he gives her and Tom a chilling final warning to stay away.
Greg (Paterson Joseph) goes in search of the main supermarket warehouse. When he gets there, he finds Bob Murphy (Daniel Ryan) and Sarah Boyer (Robyn Addison). Bob and Sarah had planned to use the contents of the warehouse to start a trading business, but their plans are halted when Bob has an accident and is severely injured. Greg is able to stabilize Bob’s condition and agrees to stay the night to keep an eye on the patient.
Once Sarah is alone with Greg, she tries to seduce him. She needs a man who can protect her and do the heavy work. Greg can see that Sarah wants to use him, but he still finds it hard to resist this beautiful young girl who is throwing herself at him. Episode two airs Saturday, February 20th @ 9:00 p.m. EST/PST on BBC America.
SPOILER ALERT!! - Abby Grant (Julie Graham) is a mother and housewife, married to David (Shaun Dingwall). The couple returns from vacation at the point where a virulent flu virus is beginning to sweep the world. Abby is worried about her 11-year-old son Peter, who recently recovered from leukemia and is on a school adventure holiday.
As the crisis deepens, Samantha Willis (Nikki Amuka-Bird), Junior Minister for Health, tries to keep public panic under control as essential services start to break down. Elsewhere, in a modern high-security prison, Tom Price (Max Beesley), a charismatic and dangerous inmate, is the only one who does not fall ill as the prison becomes a charnel house with prisoners dying one by one.
At a large inner-city hospital, services are at the breaking point. Jenny (Freema Agyeman), a bright and lively young teacher in a primary school, is overwhelmed by the chaos she sees all around her – but she is determined to save the life of her roommate, Patricia (Bryony Afferson).
Dr. Anya Raczynski (Zoe Tapper), beautiful junior doctor in the Accident and Emergency department, finds she can’t save her best friend Patricia from the virus which is killing virtually everyone who contracts it. In contrast, Al Sadiq (Philip Rhys), a wealthy playboy, is determined not to let the virus stop him from having fun (at this point no one understands how deadly it is). But the following morning he finds the girl he met at a club the night before dead in his bed. In the aftermath of the virus, Al finds himself responsible for Najid (Chahak Patel), a young Muslim boy. Al has never seen himself as the paternal type and initially proves to be a disaster as a father figure.
Greg Preston (Paterson Joseph), a former systems analyst, seems more prepared than most, his car is well-stocked and he seems calm in the face of the catastrophe. But when his car is involved in a collision with one of the survivors, Greg’s plans are temporarily derailed.
Meanwhile, Tom manages to escape from prison. He returns home to retrieve a bag full of cash and a gun…With a dangerous prisoner on the loose, and other survivors who will hoard whatever spoils they can, the brave new world is a precarious place for a mismatched group of survivors, who must stand together or die. Survivors – Episode 1 airs Saturday, February 13th at the special time of 8:00 p.m. EST/PST on BBC America.
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