Based on the global best-selling novel by Heather Morris, The Tattooist of Auschwitz is a six-part limited series, produced by Synchronicity Films.
It tells the powerful true-life story of Lale Sokolov, a Jewish prisoner who is given the job of tattooing identification numbers on fellow prisoners’ arms in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp during World War Two.
One day, he meets Gita while she is waiting in line to be tattooed. They experience love at first sight, and so begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust; a tale of the very best of humanity in the very worst of circumstances.
Made by Synchronicity Films in association with Sky Studios, The Tattooist of Auschwitz was commissioned by Gabriel Silver, Director of Commissioning, Drama at Sky Studios for Zai Bennett, Managing Director of Content, Sky UK.
Serena Thompson is Executive Producer for Sky Studios. Claire Mundell is Executive Producer for Synchronicity Films. Lead Writer Jacquelin Perske is also an Executive Producer on the project. Evan Placey and Gabbie Asher are writers. Heather Morris is Story Consultant.