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Undead Island
Genre Zombie Drama

Horror

Created by Ifan Barber
Starring Various
Opening Theme "Undead Island theme"
Location Spain (Series 1, 3 - )

Mediterranean Sea (Series 2)

Country Of Origin United Kingdom
Number Of Episodes 24
Running Time 25 minutes
Original Channel: Channel 4 (UK)

HBO (USA)

Original Air Date July 23rd 2019 - present
Produced by ILB Media

HBO Studios

Film4 Television

Directed by Various
Undead Island is a British apocalyptic drama television series created by Ifan Barber that aired on Channel 4 starting July 23rd 2019.

It focuses on a group of holidaymakers on the fictional Spanish island of Puesta De Sol who find themselves engulfed in a Zombie apocalypse across the resort island.

Three 8-part series have aired to date, with a fourth currently in development. The series has received critical acclaim for its light-hearted by effective storytelling and strong character development.

The series was renewed for a second series just a day after its debut episode aired on Channel 4. The series gained international success after being acquired by HBO in late 2019. A third series was commissioned prior to the broadcast of the second, and was officially announced in the closing moments of the second series finale. A fourth series is set to be filmed shortly before the conclusion of the third instalment's broadcast on Channel 4.

Characters

  • Jordan Weathers, a 22-year-old university graduate who is in a relationship with Anna and is Jackson's younger brother. (Season 1, 3 - present)
  • Anna Brockwell, a 21-year-old shop assistant who is celebrating her boyfriend Jordan's graduation with a holiday to a Puesta De Sol. (season 1 - present)
  • Jackson Weathers is a 25-year-old holiday rep at a hotel and Jordan's older brother. (season 1 - present)
  • Juanita Gomez, a young maid at the hotel who's island knowledge helps them navigate the zombies (season 1 - present)
  • Manuel Suarez, the selfish manager of the hotel who manipulates the group. (Season 1 - 2)
  • Jillian Samuels, a wealthy elderly lady who is visiting the island during a tour of the Mediterranean on her private yacht, she promises to save the group. (season 1 - 2, 4 - present)

Episodes

Series 1

Series 1 of Undead Island ran for eight episodes, premiering on July 23rd 2019.

Episode Title Synopsis Airdate
1 July 23rd 2019
2 July 30th 2019
3 August 6th 2019
4 August 13th 2019
5 August 20th 2019
6 August 27th 2019
7 September 3rd 2019
8 September 10th 2019

Series 2

Series 2 of Undead Island was broadcast as Undead Island: Dead Water and premiered on July 21st 2020, running for eight episodes.

Episode Title Synopsis Airdate
1 July 21st 2020
2 July 28th 2020
3 August 4th 2020
4 August 11th 2020
5 August 18th 2020
6 August 25th 2020
7 September 1st 2020
8 September 8th 2020

Series 3

Series 3 of Undead Island was broadcast as Undead Island: Back to the Island and premiered on July 20th 2021 and ran for eight episodes.

Episode Title Synopsis Airdate
1 July 20th 2021
2 July 27th 2021
3 August 3rd 2021
4 August 10th 2021
5 August 17th 2021
6 August 24th 2021
7 August 31st 2021
8 September 7th 2021
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