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The Robber

The Robber

‘The Robber‘ is a detective story with songs for teenagers learning English. I have just tested a new draft with a great group of children in Prague. You can look at some pictures on our Facebook page. In the upcoming school year, I am planning on finalizing the script with the help of other teachers‘ feedback. In case you are interested in doing the play and providing teacher feedback,...
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Magnesia Litera 2019

Magnesia Litera 2019

Bara Dockalova‘s book for children ‘Tajemství Oblázkové hory‘ (written in Czech) was one of three books shortlisted for the best Czech children‘s book of the year!
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Journeys

Journeys

Journeys, an original children‘s play written by Leah Gaffen based on true stories, with original songs by Bara Dockalova, was selected for the national round of the Czech children‘s theatre festival Detska scena in June 2019. Here is a short report about the show on Czech TV (in Czech). It starts at 2:24. ...
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Leah Gaffen, Story Theatre, Czech Republic
"I directed The Circus with children aged 7-10; the group included native speakers and kids who barely spoke English at all.  All of them loved it. Every character is fun to play, the songs are great, the story intriguing and it all ends in a satisfying way... I highly recommend this play!"

Leah Gaffen, Story Theatre, Czech Republic

Eva Ruzickova, high school teacher in Olomouc, Czech Republic
"Students absolutely love working with the script. Starting a new scene is a lot more interesting than starting a new unit. The script is witty, catchy and excellently written." 

Eva Ruzickova, high school teacher in Olomouc, Czech Republic

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