Live recording and music film producer. Mark Cooper is Creative Head of BBC Music Entertainment, the department responsible for much of BBC Television’s coverage of popular music including studio shows. Mark was a music journalist with Record Mirror (first review The Sex Pistols’ last gig at Winterland, San Francisco, 1978!), No 1, Q, Mojo, Guardian, Daily Telegraph etc. He continues to write occasionally for Word magazine. He worked at Virgin and Polygram in the mid-80s, in Press, A&R and International, before working on his first TV show, Wired for Initial and Channel 4 in 1988.