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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

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.

The tale of an unlikely friendship between Bruno, the son of a Nazi commandant, and Shmuel, a Jewish boy held captive in a concentration camp. Though the two are separated physically by a barbed-wire fence, their friendship grows and their lives become inescapably intertwined.

Based on the best-selling book by John Boyne.

1 hour, 28 minutes

Last on

Fri 26 Jul 2019 23:05

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 01:25

    Grady Martin, Ray Price

    Danny Boy

Credits

Role Contributor
Bruno Asa Butterfield
Shmuel Jack Scanlon
Father David Thewlis
Elsa Vera Farmiga
Gretel Amber Beattie
Grandpa Richard Johnson
Grandma Sheila Hancock
Pavel David Hayman
Lieutenant Kotler Rupert Friend
Maria Cara Horgan
Leon Zac Mattoon O'Brien
Martin Domonkos Nemeth
Karl Henry Kingsmill
Director Mark Herman
Producer David Heyman
Executive Producer Christine Langan
Writer Mark Herman
Author John Boyne

Broadcasts

  • Tue 30 Aug 2011 21:00
  • Fri 17 Aug 2012 21:00
  • Thu 28 Feb 2013 21:00
  • Thu 10 Apr 2014 21:00
  • Mon 18 May 2015 23:20
  • Mon 18 May 2015 23:50
  • Tue 19 May 2015 00:20
  • Wed 17 Feb 2016 22:00
  • Mon 17 Apr 2017 22:00
  • Mon 17 Apr 2017 22:30
  • Sun 27 Jan 2019 22:30
  • Fri 26 Jul 2019 23:05

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