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, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas 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' - The Public Reviews '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' - The Times
John Boyne wurde 1971 in Dublin, Irland, geboren, wo er auch heute lebt. Er studierte "Englische Literatur' und 'Kreatives Schreiben' in Dublin und Norwich.