Dougray Scott, who plays Dr Bill Masen, is given a Triffid sting!
Director Nick Copus talks Joely Richardson (who plays Jo) through her scene.
A monitor shows where CGI graphics will transform London’s Westminster Bridge into a scene of chaos.
Joely has a costume check as her character, Jo, witnesses the carnage of the solar storm.
Bill and Jo join forces after surviving a solar storm that’s left most of London blinded.
Panic on the streets of London… the clapperboard calls ‘Action!’
The camera’s rolling as Dougray’s character witnesses a desperate suicide.
Joely takes five as the steady camera man gets into position.
Time for a quick make-up check before Joely’s next take.
Jo arrives in the woods to find a Triffid has got her father!
The sound man stands by as Dougray’s character Bill arrives at the Triffid Research Centre.
Perfect shot… Bill gets ready for battle with the killer plants!
The cast prepare, while the camera crew measures for depth of field and focus.
The make-up team get to work between scenes…
The arrows on the floor will be transformed by CGI into a terrifying tentacle!
Bill turns his weapon on an unsuspecting friend…
Jason Priestly on set as solar-storm survivor, Coker.
A make-up artist helps Jason get into character.
Jason’s ready role! Watch The Day of the Triffids on Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 December on BBC1.