It begins with just a few people falling ill. Another flu virus that spreads around the globe. And then the reports begin that people are dying...When most of the world's population is wiped out, a handful of survivors are left to pick up the pieces. Cities become graveyards. Technology becomes largely obsolete. Mankind must start again...1: Dark Rain by Ken Bentley. Months after the plague, storms batter the country. As Abby resumes the search for her son, Jackie and Daniel fight for their lives. 2: Mother's Courage by Louise Jameson. The search for Peter leads to Aberystwyth, and a community of women who have cut themselves off from the outside world. But what appears to be a safe haven could be nothing of the sort...3: The Hunted by Ken Bentley. Greg, Daniel and Russell need the help of survivalist Irvin Warner, who is hiding out in the Brecon Beacons. But predators are roaming in the barren countryside too...4: Savages by Matt Fitton. Wounded, split apart and fighting for their lives, the survivors discover that survival isn't everything. Starring Lucy Fleming, Ian McCulloch and Carolyn Seymour reprising their roles from the original Seventies Survivors series.
Featuring Louise Jameson from classic Doctor Who, Tim Bentinck (The Archers, The Thick of It), this full-cast audio drama is brought to life with eerily engrosing sound design and a brand new, cinematic music score. Series 1 of Big Finish's Survivors was recently nominated in the BBC Audio Drama Awards. Cast: Lucy Fleming (Jenny Richards), Ian McCulloch (Greg Preston), John Banks (Daniel Connor), Louise Jameson (Jackie Burchall), Carolyn Seymour (Abby Grant), Bernard Holley (George Ridley), Tim Treloar (Russell Baines), Chris Finney (Hargreaves/Jenkins), Fiona Sheehan (Molly), Rachel Atkins (Charlotte), Jane Slavin (Jane), Tim Bentinck (Irvin Warner), Allison McKenzie (Patricia Gallagher).