Dominic Cooke

For the Royal Court: The Low Road, In Basildon,
Ding Dong the Wicked, In the Republic of
Happiness, Choir Boy, Clybourne Park (& West
End), Chicken Soup with Barley, Aunt Dan &
Lemon, The Fever, Seven Jewish Children, Wig
Out!, Now or Later, Fear & Misery/War & Peace,
Rhinoceros, The Pain & The Itch, Other People,
Fireface, Spinning Into Butter, Redundant,
F***ing Games, Plasticine, The People Are
Friendly, This is a Chair, Identical Twins.
Other theatre includes: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,
Here We Go, The Comedy of Errors (National);
Teddy Ferrara (Donmar); Arabian Nights
(Young Vic/UK & World Tour/Off Broadway);
Noughts & Crosses, Pericles, The Winter’s
Tale, The Crucible, Postcards from America,
As You Like It, Macbeth, Cymbeline, The
Malcontent (RSC); By the Bog of Cats (West
End); The Eccentricities of a Nightingale (Gate,
Dublin); The Weavers, Hunting Scenes from
Lower Bavaria (Gate); The Bullet (Donmar);
Afore Night Come, Entertaining Mr Sloane
(Clwyd); The Importance of Being Earnest
(Atlantic Theatre Festival, Canada); My
Mother Said I Never Should (Oxford Stage
Company/Young Vic); Kiss of the Spider Woman
(Bolton Octagon); Of Mice & Men (Nottingham
Playhouse); Autogeddon (Assembly Rooms).
Opera includes: The Magic Flute (WNO); I Capuleti
E I Montecchi, La bohème (Grange Park Opera).
Television includes: The Hollow Crown: The Wars of
the Roses
Awards include: Olivier Awards for Best Director
(The Crucible) & Best Revival (Ma Rainey’s
Black Bottom); International Theatre Institute
Award for Excellence in International Theatre;
TMA Award for Best Show for Children & Young
People (Arabian Nights); Fringe First Award
Dominic was the Artistic Director of the Royal
Court from 2007 – 2013. In 2014 he was awarded
a CBE for his services to Drama.