Based on the original 1970s cult show, Survivors, the current series takes place in present day and has been re-imaged by writer Adrian Hodges. The drama focuses on the struggles of a small group who survive the aftermath of a devastating virus, one that wipes out most of the world's population. (Source: BBC Press Office)
An unknown virus pandemic kills more than 90% of the world's population. Those immune must strive to survive and overcome the difficulties of this new world order, hoping that the virus will not mutate.