Trisha Cooper

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Trisha Cooper is an English radio trainer, producer and broadcaster in England. Specialising in European classical music, theatre and the arts, she broadcasts regularly for BBC Radio and Television and is the face and voice of Sheffield's International Concert Season.

England Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north-northwest. The Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, and includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight.

Theatre collaborative form of performing and fine art

Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage. The performers may communicate this experience to the audience through combinations of gesture, speech, song, music, and dance. Elements of art, such as painted scenery and stagecraft such as lighting are used to enhance the physicality, presence and immediacy of the experience. The specific place of the performance is also named by the word "theatre" as derived from the Ancient Greek θέατρον, itself from θεάομαι.

The arts human expression, usually influenced by culture

The arts refers to the theory and physical expression of creativity found in human societies and cultures. Major constituents of the arts include literature, performing arts, and visual arts.

Trisha Cooper was born in Manchester and educated at the University of Salford, where she graduated in Modern Languages. She joined the BBC in London and worked as a producer for Radio 2 and Radio 4. She left the BBC and worked for two years as News Editor of a radio station in Northern Italy before returning to the UK and settling in Sheffield. Since then, she has worked as a producer and presenter for several BBC radio stations, including BBC Radio Sheffield, BBC Radio York and BBC Radio Humberside, covering news, current affairs and magazine programmes.

Manchester City and metropolitan borough in England

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 545,500 as of 2017. It lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous built-up area, with a population of 3.2 million. It is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north and east, and an arc of towns with which it forms a continuous conurbation. The local authority is Manchester City Council.

University of Salford

The University of Salford, Manchester is a public research university in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, 1 mile west of Manchester city centre. The Royal Technical Institute, Salford, which opened in 1896, became a College of Advanced Technology in 1956 and gained university status, following the Robbins Report into higher education, in 1967.

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster. Its headquarters are at Broadcasting House in Westminster, London, and it is the world's oldest national broadcasting organisation and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees. It employs over 20,950 staff in total, 16,672 of whom are in public sector broadcasting. The total number of staff is 35,402 when part-time, flexible, and fixed-contract staff are included.

Recent engagements include the Official Opening of Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield's Off-The-Shelf Literature Festival; hosting the public 'Sheffield First' strategy launch and Danceworks UK.

Sheffield City Hall concert hall and multi-purpose events venue in Sheffield, England

Sheffield City Hall is a Grade II* listed building in Sheffield, England which dominates Barker's Pool, one of Sheffield's central squares. It was built and is owned by Sheffield City Council but is now managed by the Sheffield City Trust, under a 99-year lease and is operated by Sheffield International Venues as a venue for concerts and other events in its various rooms.