Prague’s Dejvické Theatre sweeps annual Alfréd Radok awards

Prague’s Dejvické Theatre received the annual Aflréd Radok Award for best Czech ensemble of 2010 at a ceremony in Prague on Saturday, for the fourth time in a row. The theatre’s staging of Man without a Past by the Finnish author Aki Kaurismaki got the award for the performance of the year, while the lead actor in the play, David Novotný, was given the Alfréd Radok award for best actor. Petr Zelenka’s play Očistění, or Vindication, which premiered at the South Bohemian Theatre in České Budějovice, won the award for best Czech play.

Police arrest man over ammo theft

The police have arrested a civilian employee of the south Moravian police’ special response unit who allegedly stole and sold tens of thousands of ammunition rounds, a police spokeswoman said on Saturday. The man, who was arrested during a sale of part of the stole ammo, has been under investigation for several months. The spokeswoman said he was facing two years in prison.

Author: Jan Richter