Viktor Preiss was one of the two people who appreciated the work of a dramaturge
Ludmila Janská, née Dědinová, was born February 15, 1938 in Prague. She was attending an amateur theatre club already since she was a little girl and she wished to become an actress. She was not admitted into an acting class at the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU) and she therefore studied dramaturgy and theatre studies at the Theatre Faculty. After graduation she worked for two years as a dramaturge in the Czechoslovak Circus and Variety Show Company. Shows. Since 1962 she worked in the Municipal Theatres of Prague, where she spent amazing thirty years. Although they had to deal with censorship at times, she remembers the years in theatre with affection. She had to fight for some plays in order to be able to include them in the program, and when she succeeded, she felt even greater satisfaction from her work. Among such plays were for instance The Play of Love and Death by Edward Albee or Amadeus by Peter Shaffer.