Leo Butler

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Leo Butler
Leo Butler Playwright.jpg
Born1974 (age 46–47)
Sheffield, England
OccupationPlaywright, Screenwriter
Notable worksRedundant (2001)
Lucky Dog (2004)
Boy (play) (2016)

Leo Butler (born 1974 in Sheffield) is a British playwright. His plays have been staged, among others, by the Royal Court, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Almeida Theatre.[1] His plays have been published by Bloomsbury A & C Black.[2] His 2001 play Redundant won the George Devine Award. Between 2005 and 2014 he was Playwriting Tutor for the Royal Court Young Writers Programme.[3]

Plays[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Jerusalem the Golden (2002) single drama produced by BBC Four/Fictionlab, directed by Louis Caulfield, starring Rudolph Walker and Eddie Marsan. [23]

Music[edit]

  • Alison! A Rock Opera (2012) a rock opera, written by Leo Butler and Dan Persad. [24]
  • The Collective Psychosis of the 21st Century (2017) an album of songs written & performed by Leo Butler and Dan Persad [25]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.doollee.com/PlaywrightsB/butler-leo.html Profile at doolee.com
  2. ^ skyron.co.uk. "404". Archived from the original on 26 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Teach First Acts – Duncan Macmillan & Leo Butler – Matt Trueman".
  4. ^ "Redundant", Royal Court Theatre, 2001
  5. ^ "Devotion – Shows – Theatre Centre".
  6. ^ "Lucky Dog", Royal Court Theatre, 2004
  7. ^ "PlayographyIreland – The Early Bird".
  8. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 June 2015. Retrieved 23 June 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Leo Butler".
  10. ^ "I'll Be The Devil", Tricycle Theatre, 2008
  11. ^ "Faces In The Crowd", Royal Court Theatre, 2008
  12. ^ "Juicy Fruits", Oran Mor, 2011, archived from the original on 15 October 2011
  13. ^ "Alison! A Rock Opera", King's Head Theatre, 2012
  14. ^ "F.I.N.D Festival 2012" (PDF). Retrieved 26 December 2018.,
  15. ^ "Sixty-Nine", Pleasence, Courtyard, 2012
  16. ^ http://doollee.com/PlaywrightsB/butler-leo.php#183943
  17. ^ "Boy". Almeida Theatre. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  18. ^ Vannozzi, Debbie. "Decades by Leo Butler – Ovalhouse".
  19. ^ "Woyzeck". Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  20. ^ "All You Need Is LSD".
  21. ^ "Meet Mo".
  22. ^ "Self Made", UK Film Council, 2011
  23. ^ https://www.hike.co.uk/dir-2
  24. ^ https://www.timeout.com/london/theatre/alison-a-rock-opera
  25. ^ https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-collective-psychosis-of-the-21st-century/1190686566