Trish Cooke

Trish Cooke writes for theatre, TV, film, radio and enjoys writing for both adults and children.

She is an award winning author and a tremendously talented writer with a diverse and distinct portfolio across television, radio and stage for adults and children. Cooke has written on many children’s television series including Jojo and Gran Gran (Cbeebies), Number One Newton Avenue (Cbeebies), and Lyla and Max’s Garden (Fettle Animation). Fun Fact: she was a presenter and writer on the iconic Children’s series Playdays on the BBC. Her extensive children’s stage work includes the Olivier nominated CINDERLLA, and for adults, she was Writer in residence at The Bush Theatre in 2019 and went on to write as part of the Eastenders attachment scheme.

She is currently commissioned by the Leeds Playhouse to adapt her award-winning book SO MUCH into a musical, is a Writer on ‘Pop Paper City’ for Aardman Animation and is also developing a number of original projects.