Robert Butler
Writer / Producer

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Rob is an experienced writer for television drama, comedy and children’s series. Rob is currently in production on his original 13-part children’s horror-anthology drama series Creeped Out (with co-creator Bede Blake) for CBBC and DHX, which Rob is also Executive Producing. Rob also wrote the BBC3 docu-drama Is This Rape? Sex on Trial which was nominated for Best Original Programme at the Broadcast Awards 2017. Rob also writes regular episodes for BBC1’s Eastenders.

Previously, Rob was a core-member of the writing team for Channel 4’s Hollyoaks from 2010-2014, clocking up a whopping 75 episodes over a five-year-period (the 7th highest contributing writer on the series, in its 20 year history), as well as a 60-minute episode for the E4 spin-off series Hollyoaks Later.

Television credits (broadcast)
Creeped Out Original spooky children’s drama-horror series – 13 x 30 minutes
Writer/Co-Creator/Executive Producer
(Production Spring 2017)
Is This Rape? Sex on Trial BBC / BBC3
Documentary-drama looking at the point of view of both a rapist and rape victim
1 x 60 minute epsiodes – writer of all scripted drama scenes
Nominated for Best Original Programme at the Broadcast Awards 2017
Eastenders BBC Drama / BBC1
Regular episodes for the long-running series (2015-present)
Dixi Kindle Entertainment / CBBC Drama
Episodes for the fourth series of the interactive children’s drama series (2016)
Casualty BBC Drama / BBC1
Episode for the prime-time medical drama series (2015)
1 x 60 minute episode
Hollyoaks Lime Pictures / Channel 4
Writer for the Channel 4 soap (2010-2014)
75 + episodes commissioned
Hollyoaks Later Lime Pictures / E4
60-minute episode for the E4 spin-off series (2011)
Gigglebiz CBBC / BBC1
Writer for the children’s comedy series6 episodes across series one and two (2009-2011)
Freshers Lime Pictures / Channel 4
Writer for the online Hollyoaks spin-off – episodes 1, 2 & 6 (2010)
Kerwhizz CBBC / BBC1
Episode for the children’s series (2008)
Nuzzle and Scratch Episode for the children’s series (2008)
Original television series (in active development)
Mumble Bay Lime Pictures
Original supernatural drama series – treatment commissioned
666th Form Proposed supernatural drama series aimed at the E4/ITV2 audience
(Spec script)
Short Film
Shark Hunt Channel 4
Writer & Director of short film for the 24-hour Film Challenge (Runner-up and Jury’s Favourite)
Screened at Cannes Film Festival, ICA and Shaftesbury Avenue Cineworld