The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Based on The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

The tale of an unlikely friendship between Bruno (Asa Butterfield), the son of a Nazi commandant, and Shmuel (Jack Scanlon), a Jewish boy held captive in a concentration camp.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Adaptation
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 1'27'38''
  • Broadcast date: 2011

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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