Alex Butterworth is an award-winning writer, historian and dramatist, who works across a variety of media. He has an MA in Interactive Media from the Royal College of Art and is an honorary Fellow at the University of Birmingham.
His first book, Pompeii, co-written with Ray Laurence, won the Longman / History Today prize, and he recently published his second book, The World that Never Was, which tells the story of the Anarchist movement in Paris.
Other projects include television drama-documentaries, virtual online communities, educational websites for major cultural institutions and action-adventure games. He also recently contributed to the BFI survey of developments in the digital field, New Screen Media.