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This character sheet is for Survivors (2008 version).

Abby Grant

Played By: Julie Graham
The de facto matriarch and moral compass of the group, determined on finding her missing son Peter, who she believes is still alive. She is also the only character to have fought off the virus rather than being naturally immune.

Greg Preston

Played By: Paterson Joseph
A highly-organized individual, Greg is shown to be the most prepared for the practical concerns of living in a post-apocalyptic road. Despite his wishes to be solitary and self-sufficient, Greg is convinced by Abby to remain with the group.

Tom Price

Played By: Max Beesley
A toughened criminal who was serving 20 years for murder when the virus struck. Resilient and without fear, Tom is able to kill without remorse. Although it initially appeared as though he was being introduced as a villain, he instead found a place in Abby's group of survivors. Largely through Anya, he has become increasingly loyal to the group, even risking his life at times to protect them.

Dr. Anya Raczynski

Played By: Zoe Tapper
A doctor who witnessed hundreds of deaths in the hospital where she worked thanks to the virus, including her friend Jenny Walsh. She joins the group after helping a wounded Tom, but for a while chooses to reject her medical profession out of guilt.
  • Lipstick Lesbian: Anya turns out to be a chapstick bisexual, with long hair and conventional looks in between butch or lipstick stereotype, when it's revealed she was once involved with her friend Jenny in the past. Meanwhile, she's got a strong, mutual attraction to Tom.
  • The Medic
  • Morality Chain: For Tom.
  • The Smart Guy
  • Survivor Guilt


Najid 'Najâ' Hanif

An 11-year-old, devout Muslim boy. Najid is a friendly, honest and considerate member of the group who easily accepts them as a kind of family.

Al Sadiq

Played By: Phillip Rhys
Previously a wealthy (thanks to his father) materialist playboy, Al was very unprepared for life without modern technology. After finding Najid alone in the city, the two developed a close paternal relationship.


Sarah Boyer

A pampered, selfish hedonist before the outbreak, Sarah has not adapted well to life in the new world. She is frequently an unreliable burden to the group, rarely offering to help, and at one point betraying Anya's medical aptitudes to Samantha Willis. Several times she has used her looks to gain favours, though this has not always worked out in the way she planned.

The Right Honourable Samantha Willis MP

Played By: Nikki Amuka-Bird
A politician who is one of the last remaining members of what is left of the British government. She is bent on restoring order and law by reestablishing a system of government. Her desire to find authority and order leads to her to become one of the leading antagonist figures during the series.
  • Iron Lady
  • I Did What I Had to Do: She claims giving death sentences to small crimes and creating an alliance with murderers are a Necessary Evil for the greater good of humanity.
  • Judge, Jury, and Executioner: She has a jury. Though if they don't give the verdict she would like, she is quick to dismiss them.
  • Start of Darkness: She starts off with well enough intentions, but over time in the series she is driven corrupt and mad with power, making allegiances with violent gangs of thugs and slave traders.


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