Sally Cookson trained at LAMDA and worked as an actor for ten years before embarking on a freelance directing career.
For Kenny Wax Family Entertainment/Kenny Wax Ltd: La Strada, Hetty Feather (nominated for Olivier Award) and We’re Going On A Bear Hunt.
Her Production of The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe has just opened at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.
For the National Theatre: Jane Eyre, Peter Pan (both co-productions with BOV).
She is an associate artist at BOV where productions include: Jane Eyre, Sleeping Beauty, Peter Pan, Treasure Island, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Papa Please Get the Moon for Me, Clown, Strange Case, Pericles, Pains of Youth, The Visit.
Her numerous collaborations with Travelling Light theatre include: Strictly Balti, The Ugly Duckling, Boing!, How Cold My Toes, Shadowplay, Cloudland, Lenny, Bob the Man on the Moon.
For Tobacco Factory Theatre: One Hundred and One Dalmatians, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Cinderella - A Fairytale (nominated for Olivier Award).
Other theatre includes: Romeo and Juliet for The Rose Theatre, Stick Man and Tiddler and other Terrific Tales for Scamp theatre.