Marcelo Dos Santos

Marcelo adapted Complicite's production of Lionboy. 

He is an award-winning playwright whose work includes Lover’s Walk at the Southwark Playhouse, Moshing Lying Down for Shunt Lounge, New Labour (RADA) directed by Richard Wilson and, as co-writer, Cheer up this is only the beginning at Liverpool Playhouse. 

In 2011 he won the Adrienne Benham Award, supporting playwrights who write for young audiences. He has been on attachment to the Royal Court Theatre and is currently on attachment to HighTide Festival Theatre. 


  • Lionboy © Mark Douet