Phoenix Five

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For the college prank of the same name, see Phoenix Five (prank).
Phoenix Five
Genre Science fiction
Created by John Warwick
Directed by David Cahill
Starring Mike Dorsey
Country of origin Australia
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26
Producer(s) Peter Summerton
John Walters
Running time 30 minutes
Original network ABC
Original release 10 January – 3 July 1970

Phoenix Five is a low-budget Australian science fiction television series produced in 1970 by Artransa Park in association with the Australian Broadcasting Commission.

Twenty-six half-hour episodes were produced, and the series originally aired between 10 January and 3 July 1970. The series was repeated on Seven Network in Australia, and broadcast internationally throughout the 1970s.

The series followed the adventures of the crew of the galactic patrol ship Phoenix Five, "the most sophisticated craft in the Earth Space Control Fleet." This handpicked team: Captain Roke, a typical captain with a solution to every problem; Ensign Adam Hargraves, a young space cadet always ready to shoot first and skip the questions; compassionate Cadet Tina Culbrick; and their computeroid Carl; roamed the planets protecting galactic citizens and warding off the repeated plots and attacks of the evil humanoid Zodian and a rebel scientist Platonus.


  • Mike Dorsey - Captain Roke
  • Patsy Trench - Cadet Tina Culbrick
  • Damien Parker - Ensign Agam Hargraves
  • Stuart Leslie - Carl
  • Peter Collingwood - Earth Space Controller
  • Redmond Phillips - Zodian
  • Owen Weincott - Platonus


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