Giles Cooper (producer)
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Giles Cooper is a British entertainment producer, concert promoter and marketer. He is managing director of Soho Media Group, based in the West End of London and CEO of Giles Cooper Entertainment t/a GCE Live. He is chairman of the Royal Variety Charity, and since 2010 has been one of the producers of its annual fund-raising event, the Royal Variety Performance.
Cooper was a volunteer with the Entertainment Artistes Benevolent Fund – now known as the Royal Variety Charity – from 2007. In 2010 he was elected chairman of the charity. He organises, and is one of the producers of, the Royal Variety Performance, an annual fundraising event. In 2015, Cooper was one of the producers of a Sunday Night at the London Palladium show with Des O'Connor and Jimmy Tarbuck to raise funds for the charity.
Cooper is also well known for presenting and producing outdoor concerts in the grounds of English Heritage and other stately homes such as Kenwood House on London’s Hampstead Heath and Audley End House and Gardens in Saffron Walden, Essex.
He has also produced shows for artists such as Kris Kristofferson, Alfie Boe, Hacienda Classical, Orbital and Leftfield, Jose Carreras, the Human League, ABC, and the Jacksons.
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