Leo Butler

Leo has been Writers Tutor for the Royal Court since 2005, running courses for over a hundred aspiring playwrights each year, many of whom have gone on to have productions at the Royal Court and other theatres. As a playwright, Leo has also had many plays produced by the Royal Court, including Made of Stone, Redundant, Lucky Dog and Faces in the Crowd. He has also worked closely with the International Department, particularly in its recent work in Lagos where he ran workshops with Nigerian playwrights.