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Dr. Korczak’s Example

To mark the beginning of Scotland’s “Year of Young People” and World Holocaust Memorial Day, NHS Lothian and Strange Town Theatre Company presented a performance of “Dr Korczak’s Example” by David Greig.

The play tells the story of Dr Janusz Korczak, a Polish educator and children’s author. He ran a radical orphanage in Warsaw before WW2 which experimented with the principle of respecting children’s natural rights. During the war his orphanage moved to the ghetto.

The performance took place on 23rd January 2018 to an invited audience and was followed by a panel discussion which included Bruce Adamson, Children and Young People’s Commissioner, Steve Small, Creative Director, Strange Town and Linda Irvine, NHS Lothian.

Details

Dates: 23rd January 2018
Venue: Scottish Storytelling Centre

Performance

Sound designer Gavin Fort spoke to the cast and crew during the rehearsal period, you can listen to them, along with clips from the performance here:

 

Cast

Dr Korczak – Fraser Dodds

Stephanie – Tallulah Greive

Adzio- Fraser MacRae

Production Team

Writer- David Greig

Director- Steve Small

Assistant Director – Kai Peacock

Lighting Designer – Kostas Christakos

Sound Designer – Gavin Fort

Stage Manager – Lottie Avery

Designer – Katie Innes

Props Maker – Nicola Milazzo

With thanks to Hibernian Football Club, Fast Forward, Big House, Cameron Newell, Sally MacRae, Theatre Stuff, David Irvine

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