Stage version of KS3 text Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Date Posted: 22/01/2015

John Boyne’s best-selling novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas receives its world stage premiere in Chichester in a production by the Children’s Touring Partnership.

The play opens at Chichester Festival Theatre on 19th February, from where it will tour England until 27th June. The book is a KS3 level school text for 11 to 14 year olds.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is an emotive tale of an unlikely friendship between two innocent boys.

Set during World War Two, the story is seen through the eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling consequences.

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