Scene from a production of Rosumovi Univerzální Roboti (Rossum’s Universal Robots) by Karel Čapek. The play introduced the term "robot" to the world
Science fiction theatre includes live dramatic works, but generally not cinema or television programmes. It has long been overshadowed by its literary and broadcast counterparts, but has a long history, and indeed introduced the word robot into global usage.
Chronological selection of science fiction plays