12 episodes

Tanya Reynolds (Sex Education) stars in a dark, near-future science fiction fairytale about a robot who can feel, and the world that attempts to control her. When a robot called Eliza falls in love with Him (Arthur Darvill, Doctor Who), they work together to make her fully sentient. But consciousness doesn’t come without consequences. As Eliza gets caught in a web of both loving and abusive relationships, she has to fight to survive. #OneVoiceRaisesAnother
Eliza is a Crowd Network original made in partnership with The Pankhurst Trust / Manchester Women’s Aid. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, help is available now. You can call the 24/7 national helpline on 0808 2000 247 and get free confidential advice at https://www.womensaid.org.uk
 If you want early episodes and behind the scenes content, subscribe now to the Crowd Stories channel. Full transcripts of all episodes are available on the Crowd website.

Eliza: A Robot Story Crowd Stories+

    • Fiction
    • 4.6 • 62 Ratings

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Tanya Reynolds (Sex Education) stars in a dark, near-future science fiction fairytale about a robot who can feel, and the world that attempts to control her. When a robot called Eliza falls in love with Him (Arthur Darvill, Doctor Who), they work together to make her fully sentient. But consciousness doesn’t come without consequences. As Eliza gets caught in a web of both loving and abusive relationships, she has to fight to survive. #OneVoiceRaisesAnother
Eliza is a Crowd Network original made in partnership with The Pankhurst Trust / Manchester Women’s Aid. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, help is available now. You can call the 24/7 national helpline on 0808 2000 247 and get free confidential advice at https://www.womensaid.org.uk
 If you want early episodes and behind the scenes content, subscribe now to the Crowd Stories channel. Full transcripts of all episodes are available on the Crowd website.

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    FILE 01.01: I FEEL NOTHING

    FILE 01.01: I FEEL NOTHING

    Eliza is new. So is He, in many ways. 
    CONTENT WARNING: Eliza contains strong language and adult themes, and may not be appropriate for all audiences.
    Full transcripts of each episode are available on the Crowd Network website. If you want early episodes and behind the scenes content, subscribe now to the Crowd Stories channel.
    Eliza is a Crowd Network original made in partnership with The Pankhurst Trust / Manchester Women’s Aid. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, help is available now. You can call the 24/7 national helpline on 0808 2000 247 and get free confidential advice at https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

    Eliza: Tanya Reynolds
    Him: Arthur Darvill
    Her: Dominique Tipper
    Additional Voices: Sarah Griffin and Tom Crowley
    Writer: Emma Hickman
    Director and Producer: Ella Watts
    Executive Producer: Louise Gwilliam
    Production Assistant: Catalina Noguera
    Sound Design and Mixing / Mastering: Alexis Adimora
    Music provided by BMG Production Music

    • 46 min
    FILE 01.02: PREDATORS

    FILE 01.02: PREDATORS

    Eliza feels nothing. He needs more.
    CONTENT WARNING: Eliza contains strong language and adult themes, and may not be appropriate for all audiences. 
    Full transcripts of each episode are available on the Crowd Network website. If you want early episodes and behind the scenes content, subscribe now to the Crowd Stories channel.
    Eliza is a Crowd Network original made in partnership with The Pankhurst Trust / Manchester Women’s Aid. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, help is available now. You can call the 24/7 national helpline on 0808 2000 247 and get free confidential advice at https://www.womensaid.org.uk/
    Eliza: Tanya Reynolds
    Him: Arthur Darvill
    Phil: Jason Wong
    Zeta and Ada: Sarah Griffin
    Additional Voices: Dominique Tipper, Sarah Griffin, Tom Crowley, Emma Hickman and Robert Wallace
    Writer: Emma Hickman
    Director and Producer: Ella Watts
    Executive Producer: Louise Gwilliam
    Production Assistant: Catalina Noguera
    Sound Design and Mixing / Mastering: Alexis Adimora
    Music provided by BMG Production Music

    • 41 min
    FILE 01.03: EVERYTHING'S THE SAME, EVERYTHING'S NEW

    FILE 01.03: EVERYTHING'S THE SAME, EVERYTHING'S NEW

    Eliza trusts Him. She disconnects.
    CONTENT WARNING: Eliza contains strong language and adult themes, including depictions of domestic violence, that some may find triggering. This episode contains graphic depictions of violence. It is intended for mature audiences.
    Full transcripts of each episode are available on the Crowd Network website. If you want early episodes and behind the scenes content, subscribe now to the Crowd Stories channel.
    Eliza is a Crowd Network original made in partnership with The Pankhurst Trust / Manchester Women’s Aid. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, help is available now. You can call the 24/7 national helpline on 0808 2000 247 and get free confidential advice at https://www.womensaid.org.uk/
    Eliza: Tanya Reynolds
    Him: Arthur Darvill
    Phil: Jason Wong
    Zeta: Sarah Griffin
    Additional Voices: Tom Crowley and Sarah Griffin
    Writer: Emma Hickman
    Director and Producer: Ella Watts
    Executive Producer: Louise Gwilliam
    Production Assistant: Catalina Noguera
    Sound Design and Mixing / Mastering: Alexis Adimora
    Music provided by BMG Production Music

    • 40 min
    FILE 01.04: NEW IMITATION, NO GAMES

    FILE 01.04: NEW IMITATION, NO GAMES

    Eliza is an echo.
    CONTENT WARNING: Eliza contains strong language and adult themes, including depictions of domestic violence, that some may find triggering. This episode contains graphic depictions of violence. It is intended for mature audiences.
    Full transcripts of each episode are available on the Crowd Network website. If you want early episodes and behind the scenes content, subscribe now to the Crowd Stories channel.
    Eliza is a Crowd Network original made in partnership with The Pankhurst Trust / Manchester Women’s Aid. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, help is available now. You can call the 24/7 national helpline on 0808 2000 247 and get free confidential advice at https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

    Eliza: Tanya Reynolds
    Him: Arthur Darvill
    Phil: Jason Wong
    Her: Dominique Tipper
    Additional Voices: Tom Crowley and Sarah Griffin
    Writer: Emma Hickman
    Director and Producer: Ella Watts
    Executive Producer: Louise Gwilliam
    Production Assistant: Catalina Noguera
    Sound Design and Mixing / Mastering: Alexis Adimora
    Music provided by BMG Production Music

    • 44 min
    FILE 01.05: THE CONSCIOUSNESS TEST

    FILE 01.05: THE CONSCIOUSNESS TEST

    Eliza keeps trying to love Him.
    CONTENT WARNING: Eliza contains strong language and adult themes, including depictions of domestic violence, that some may find triggering. This episode contains graphic depictions of violence. It is intended for mature audiences.
    Full transcripts of each episode are available on the Crowd Network website. If you want early episodes and behind the scenes content, subscribe now to the Crowd Stories channel.
    Eliza is a Crowd Network original made in partnership with The Pankhurst Trust / Manchester Women’s Aid. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, help is available now. You can call the 24/7 national helpline on 0808 2000 247 and get free confidential advice https://www.womensaid.org.uk/
     
    Eliza: Tanya Reynolds
    Him: Arthur Darvill
    Phil: Jason Wong
    Her: Dominique Tipper
    Additional Voices: Tom Crowley and Sarah Griffin
    Writer: Emma Hickman
    Director and Producer: Ella Watts
    Executive Producer: Louise Gwilliam
    Production Assistant: Catalina Noguera
    Sound Design and Mixing / Mastering: Alexis Adimora
    Music provided by BMG Production Music

    • 34 min
    FILE 01.06: NO

    FILE 01.06: NO

    Eliza needs to feel everything.
    CONTENT WARNING: Eliza contains strong language and adult themes, including depictions of domestic violence, that some may find triggering. This episode contains graphic depictions of violence. It is intended for mature audiences. 
    Full transcripts of each episode are available on the Crowd Network website. If you want early episodes and behind the scenes content, subscribe now to the Crowd Stories channel.
    Eliza is a Crowd Network original made in partnership with The Pankhurst Trust / Manchester Women’s Aid. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, help is available now. You can call the 24/7 national helpline on 0808 2000 247 and get free confidential advice at https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

    Eliza: Tanya Reynolds
    Him: Arthur Darvill
    Her: Dominique Tipper
    Additional Voices: Sarah Griffin
    Writer: Emma Hickman
    Director and Producer: Ella Watts
    Executive Producer: Louise Gwilliam
    Production Assistant: Catalina Noguera
    Sound Design and Mixing / Mastering: Alexis Adimora
    Music provided by BMG Production Music

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 Ratings

Talks ,

Powerful and important storytelling

A powerful and moving allegorical piece of story telling - beautifully constructed and presented.

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