BBC TRAILER: Two Cambridgeshire contestants land parts in ‘I Survived a Zombie Apocalypse’, a new Sunday night game show

Zombie final

Zombie final - Credit: Archant

Two Cambridgeshire contestants have landed a place in ‘I Survived A Zombie Apocalypse’ a new reality game show that starts on BBC Three on February 15.

Luke Shaw: Zombie/contestantphotographs by Alan Peebles

Luke Shaw: Zombie/contestantphotographs by Alan Peebles - Credit: www.alanpeebles.com

Radio 1 DJ Greg James will be presenting the show. Below is a short description of Episode 1.

‘I Survived A Zombie Apocalypse’ is set six months in to a zombie outbreak that sees ten survivors from across the UK head to Monroe Shopping Village – a rescue point were the army were once based but had to abandon when it was overrun by zombies.

They will have to work together to make this their base – securing shelter and essential supplies for the whole group. The army are able to monitor them via satellite and radio – and set missions essential for their survival.

Anyone still alive in seven days will be rescued by army helicopter and taken to one of the global tropical quarantine areas.

Jonas Zimnicki: Zombie/contestantphotographs by Alan Peebles

Jonas Zimnicki: Zombie/contestantphotographs by Alan Peebles - Credit: www.alanpeebles.com


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The survivors just need to avoid the zombies, but they’re everywhere, highly infectious and the slightest touch will result in death.

Luke Shaw from Sawston and Jonas Zimnicki from Bottisham appear in the show.

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A spokesman for the show said: “This has been a huge and exciting project for us; a contemporary game show with great nods to zombie culture references and a well researched back-story as the narrative.

“There are no others shows out there like this!”

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