The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Angus Jackson from John Boyne(Nick Hern Books)

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Synopsis

Bruno has a friend called Shmuel.

Like Bruno, Shmuel is nine years old.

Their birthdays are on the same day.

But Shmuel lives on the other side of a fence, and he's always wearing striped pyjamas...

Based on the best-selling novel by John Boyne, <i>The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas</i> is a heart-wrenching tale of an unlikely friendship between two innocent boys.

Angus Jackson's deeply affecting adaptation was produced by The Children's Touring Partnership and Chichester Festival Theatre on a UK tour in 2015.

'Heart-breaking... A marvelous piece of theatre' - <i>The Public Reviews</i>

'Parents and teachers looking for a good way of introducing children to the horrors of the holocaust will find what they need in this adaptation of John Boyne's multimillion-selling novel' - <i>The Times</i>

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