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A tale of survival on an unknown world. The Orphans is a cinematic audio drama chronicling the castaways of downed starship, The Venture – Stranded on a hostile planet, struggling to remember how they arrived and who they are. Mysterious creatures hunt them, and in this seemingly unpopulated world, a tower looms. The survivors: Nora, Richard, Olivia, Baz, William, Valerie and the artificial intelligence, GeoFFRy, must learn to live with one another and work together as they fight for their lives in this alien wilderness.

A tale of survival on an unknown world. The Orphans is a cinematic audio drama chronicling the castaways of downed starship, The Venture – Stranded on a hostile planet, struggling to remember how they arrived and who they are. Mysterious creatures hunt them, and in this seemingly unpopulated world, a tower looms. The survivors: Nora, Richard, Olivia, Baz, William, Valerie and the artificial intelligence, GeoFFRy, must learn to live with one another and work together as they fight for their lives in this alien wilderness.
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United Kingdom

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A tale of survival on an unknown world. The Orphans is a cinematic audio drama chronicling the castaways of downed starship, The Venture – Stranded on a hostile planet, struggling to remember how they arrived and who they are. Mysterious creatures hunt them, and in this seemingly unpopulated world, a tower looms. The survivors: Nora, Richard, Olivia, Baz, William, Valerie and the artificial intelligence, GeoFFRy, must learn to live with one another and work together as they fight for their lives in this alien wilderness.

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English


Episodes

The Orphans: Facility – Cast Interview: Alex Bird

10/23/2017
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Go behind the scenes of The Orphans: Facility with cast and crew interviews leading up to the launch of the next series. CAUTION: Spoilers ahead! If you haven't listened to all of Facility yet, do that before listening to this interview! Zachary Fortais-Gomm, creator of The Orphans, interviews lead actor Alex Bird about his role as Baz Guilroy and about how he sees the future of the series taking shape. This interview was recorded earlier in the year, before the first episode of Facility was...

Duration: 00:36:43


Facility – Episode VIII: Suffering

10/8/2017
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Baz and Diana narrowly survive their crash only to be captured by Xavier Michael - the clone sent to inspect the facility. As the truth finally comes out, and the consequences hit, all parties find themselves fighting to survive in the explosive finale to The Orphans: Facility. Written & Directed by Zachary Fortais-Gomm Starring: Alex Bird as Baz Guilroy James Barbarossa as GeoFFRy Faye Butler as Diana Strange Aimee Kember as Nora Vass Matt Penson as Xavier Michaels Jodie Stedman as Stella...

Duration: 00:20:13


Facility :: Episode VII :: Inspection

9/25/2017
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The once warm friendship between Baz and GeoFFRy has broken down and as the dust settles from the recent violence, the rogue AI attempts to recruit the human to deceive the incoming inspector. Their survival depends on what comes next. Can Baz stall long enough to make his getaway or will he loose his life when GeoFFRy’s horrible acts are discovered? Written & Directed by Zachary Fortais-Gomm Starring: Alex Bird as Baz Guilroy James Barbarossa as GeoFFRy Aimee Kember as Nora Evers Matt...

Duration: 00:18:35


The Orphans: Facility :: Episode VI :: Mess

9/11/2017
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A week has passed since the mysterious Nora Evers offered to help Baz and Kathryn to evade the detection of their inspector. No communication has been received since. Tensions are high, and Baz and GeoFFRy's growing resentment for each other finally reaches a breaking point. Written & Directed by Zachary Fortais-Gomm Starring: Alex Bird as Baz Guilroy James Barbarossa as GeoFFRy Elizabeth Benbow as Kathryn Aimee Kember as Nora Evers & Nora Vass Matt Penson as Xavier Michaels Ruby Parker...

Duration: 00:17:34


Facility :: Episode V :: Evers

8/28/2017
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Drama unfolds in the facility as Kathryn uncovers the truth and struggles to forgive Baz and GeoFFRy for the life they've thrust her into. In the meantime, a mysterious signal from a Nora unit warns Baz that their upcoming inspection may be even more sinister than they previously thought... Credits: Written & Directed by Zachary Fortais-Gomm Starring: Alex Bird as Baz Guilroy James Barbarossa as GeoFFRy Elizabeth Benbow as Kathryn Aimee Kember as Nora Evers Jodie Stedman as Stella For...

Duration: 00:16:02


Facility :: Episode IV :: Kathryn

8/14/2017
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Kathryn has many questions about how life works, and what it means to be a clone. As the only other flesh and blood being in the facility, it's up to Baz to show her what living is all about and what comforts closeness can bring. Meanwhile Baz and GeoFFRy come to blows when they receive troubling news from Command. Written & Directed by Zachary Fortais-Gomm Starring: Alex Bird as Baz Guilroy James Barbarossa as GeoFFRy Elizabeth Benbow as Kathryn Aimee Kember as Nora Vass Jodie Stedman as...

Duration: 00:19:04


Facility :: Episode III :: Emotions

7/29/2017
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GeoFFRy continues to discover what having emotions truly means under the tutelage of Baz, and Baz realizes that his quest for computer companionship may have unlocked more than he bargained for. A life or death crisis at the facility brings these musings to a head. Meanwhile, higher up the chain of command, the insubordination of clones is under much scrutiny. Written & Directed by Zachary Fortais-Gomm Starring: Alex Bird as Baz Guilroy James Barbarossa as GeoFFRy Elizabeth Benbow as...

Duration: 00:18:51


Facility :: Episode I :: Arrival

7/4/2017
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In this prequel spin-off of The Orphans, we go deeper into the history of the mysterious facility from Season One. The series follows Baz Guilroy at his first major posting: installing a new reasoning unit in a remote cloning facility. With only the A.I.s GeoFFRy and Stella for company, Baz must struggle to keep his wits about him and complete his mission - a simple assignment, until things turns sinister. Credits: Written & Directed by Zachary Fortais-Gomm Starring: Alex Bird as Baz...

Duration: 00:21:54


The Orphans: Facility :: New Series Announcement

6/1/2017
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Last year, The Orphans took you on a cinematic audio adventures as the castaways of downed starship fought for their survival on an unknown world. Now, before you discover what comes next - it's time to learn what came before. Announcing The Orphans: Facility. Hear from series creator Zachary Fortais-Gomm about what's in store along with a preview of the first scene from the new series and a sampling of some of the new original score. For links and more info, head to the main episode page:...

Duration: 00:07:30


Episode III :: Mistakes

6/5/2016
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A tale of survival on an unknown world. The Orphans is a cinematic audio drama chronicling the castaways of downed starship, The Venture - Stranded on a hostile planet, struggling to remember how they arrived and who they are. After exposing themselves, the team must fight off an attacker that is not all it seams to be. With their new shelter discovered and destroyed, the survivors are forced to regroup. Some splinter further, others try to make amends as supplies grow low and tensions...

Duration: 00:55:45