Monday 6 July, 2020

Aston Cooke is dead

Aston Cooke

Aston Cooke

Playwright Aston Cooke has died. 

He was 61.

Cooke's body was found at his Corporate Area home on Friday morning.

Concerned loved ones, after failing to make contact with him, went to his home and found him dead. 

It is believed he may have fallen and hit his head.

Cooke was an outstanding Wolmerian who represented the school in hockey, drama and was an integral part of the institution's School Challenge Quiz set up. He was also a Deputy Head Boy and excelled academically.

Cooke wrote a number of sell out plays and his passing has hit the Wolmer's community and the drama industry hard.

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