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 He won the 2007 Laurence Olivier Award for best director for his revival of The Crucible while working at the RSC. He took over as the Artistic Director of the Royal Court Theatre in London in 2006 and his tenure was widely hailed a success staging much new work and refocusing the aims of the theatre. Apart from being a successful director he has also adapted Malorie Blackman's novel Noughts and Crosses for stage and wrote a version of the Arabian Nights.
- "From Jerusalem and Clybourne Park to Posh, the new-writing hits have flowed steadily during Cooke's six-year reign as the Royal Court's artistic director. He will step down in April 2013, but not before directing the Christmas show In the Republic of Happiness."</ref>.
Partly based on a Wikipedia article.
- http://www.contemporarywriters.com/authors/?p=auth02D2K271012627162 " British Council Contemporary Writers "Dominic Cooke Biography" 2008 accessdate=2008-09-02}}
- http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/theatre/article-23384457-courting-controversy.do Dominic Cooke
- http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/the-ios-pink-list-2012-8216187.html Pink List 2012