Theater Five was ABC's attempt to revive radio drama in the USA in the early 1960s. Produced by Edward A. Byron, the series ran Monday to Friday at 5pm, hence the series name. It was a general drama anthology series, with each episode about 20 minutes long. The series included a good bit of fantasy and science fiction. The episodes below are the genre episodes.
Episode 47: The Underdeveloped Nation
A US airforce pilot finds himself in a strangely familiar land when his surveillance plane crashes in the Caribbean.
First broadcast: 5 February 1965.
Original Story by Romeo Muller.
Cast: Ralph Camargo, John McGovern, Cecil Roy, Robert Dryden, Clifford Carpenter, William Griffis, Anne Seymour.
Episode 51: It's A Work of Art
A group of engineers join Dr. Lazarus to work for six days on 'Project Adam'. On the seventh day they will test The Machine...
First broadcast: 18 February 1965.
Original Story by Lillian Andrews.
Cast: Bill Mason, Donald Buka, George Petrie, Hal Studer, Lee Bowman, Paul McGrath.