Dr Korczak's Example

Based on the true story of Janusz Korczak, best-selling children's novelist, paediatrician and social experimenter, who set up a Jewish orphanage in Warsaw and ran it as a children's democracy.

In the play, when the Nazis close in on Warsaw, Korczak and the children are forced to move into the ghetto - stretching Korczak's pacifist ideals to the limit.

But the doctor's values are threatened not only by the Nazi regime but by the arrival of a young Jewish boy who believes in fighting back.

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Based on the true story of Janusz Korczak, best-selling children's novelist, paediatrician and social experimenter, who set up a Jewish orphanage in Warsaw and ran it as a children's democracy.

In the play, when the Nazis close in on Warsaw, Korczak and the children are forced to move into the ghetto - stretching Korczak's pacifist ideals to the limit.

But the doctor's values are threatened not only by the Nazi regime but by the arrival of a young Jewish boy who believes in fighting back.By David Greig.

Dr Korczak - Alexander Morton

Stephanie - Vicki Liddelle

Adzio - Simon Donaldson

Cerniakow - Sandy Neilson

Stepan - Anthony Hutcheson

Priest - Matthew Zajac

Abraza - Ewan Macleod

Tadeusz - Fergus Hitchcock

Bruno - Finn Hitchcock

Miriam/Zelda - Katie Neville

Coco - Sarah-Beth Neville

Violinist - Daphne Godson

Director Lu Kemp.