Dr Korczak's Example

Theatre (drama, historical)

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  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months

Description

Set in 1942, in the final days of an orphanage in the Jewish ghetto of Warsaw, where food is scarce, tempers rise and everyone just wants to survive. David Greig’s play tells of Janusz Korczak, a Polish doctor and writer who championed every child’s right to freedom, respect and love. A powerful, sobering and sadly still relevant tale of one man’s refusal to abandon the young people in his care, and of the human need for respect and hope even in the face of injustice. Based on real events. 'This story happened. It did happen.'

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: There is level access from the john Knox building, If entering using the main entrance there are 9 steps. Once inside a lift that can take customers down to the -2 floor which is the bottom of the raked seating. If not it is 16 steps to the top of the raked seating then 15 steps to the front row.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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All Edinburgh Theatre (4/5 stars) 27 days ago

There is both bleakness and hope in Dr Korczak’s Example, Strange Town’s production which has made a return to the Fringe at the Storytelling Centre. David Greig’s 2001 play aimed at younger audiences is set in the Warsaw Ghetto during the Second World War. The doctor of the title is...

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