Alex Butterworth is an historian, producer, cross-media author and designer of digital narrative experiences. He has written and produced drama-documentaries for television, written and presented radio documentaries, served as a dramaturge in virtual worlds, and designed story-engines for emergent video games. His most recent book The World That Never Was: A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists and Secret Agents a wry and sympathetic history of nineteenth century revolutionaries (that somehow made it on to Karl Rove’s summer reading list) has been published internationally . His previous co-written work, Pompeii: The Living City, won the Longmans/History Today New Generation Book of the Year. Alex holds degrees from the University of Oxford and the Royal College of Art. He likes to describe himself as a tightly focused dilettante. Amblr is the expression of his wide-ranging interests.