jeremy cooper – complete BBC TV and radio production listing

broadcast tv + video
(listed in reverse chronological order by OU course etc)

DD100: Social Sciences Foundation Course (1999)
TV1: Moral Panic and Youth Culture (about mods & rockers, folk devils and Ecstacy). (Also off-line edited)

D214: The United States in the 20th Century (1999)
Series Producer
TV6 remake: Mr Moore Runs For Washington: (also wrote, narrated and off-line edited) (About one candidate's race in the 1998 Congressional elections)

DD302: Pacific Studies (1998-9)
Series Producer
TV1: Imagining the Pacific: Fragments of a Vision (shared shooting with Eleanor Morris)

TV2: Patrolling the Pacific (the US Navy and Air Force in Japan and Singapore)

TV3: Containing the Pacific (part shot. Produced by Eleanor Morris) (about Evergreen Corp and the Port of LA)

TV4: Family Ties: the Story of Adeline Yen Mah (part shot. Producd by Eleanor Morris) (about the author of best-seller "Falling Leaves")

TV5: Coming Home to Banaba (also camera/sound credit and 'written by') (about the colonial exploitation of a South Pacific Island and its present day consequences for all concerned)

D103: Society and Social Science: A Foundation Course (1998)
Series Producer
Video: Essay Writing Skills (also second camera and off-line edit)

D316: Democracy: From Classical Times to the Present (1996-7)
Series Producer
TV1: Athens: Democracy for the Few? (about perceptions and the reality of ancient Athenian "democracy")

TV3: A New Sun is Born: Part 1: The Coup (about the Portuguese revolution of 1974-76)

TV3a: A New Sun is Born: Part 2: the Revolution

TV8: Virtual Democracy? (ideas about the impact of the internet on UK government and politics)

D318: Culture, Media and Identities (1996)
TV5: Which body? (about body image, boxing and health clubs)

TV4: Whose body? (about the social dimensions of fertility management)

D103: Society and Social Science: A Foundation Course (1995)
Series Producer

TV6 remake: Questions of Sovereignty (about the UK and the EU)

Video: Linking Summer School to the Rest of the Course

D214: The United States in the 20th Century (1992-94)
Series Producer for 9 x 50" programmes, of which I produced and directed:

TV1: Powers of the President: Constitution and Congress

TV2: Powers of the President: Bureaucracy, Court and Media

TV3: Powers of the President: Foreign Policy: Nixon and Ford

TV4: Powers of the President: Foreign Policy: Carter and Reagan

TV6: Representing the People: Seven Days in 1993
TV8: From a Different Shore: an American Identity (about Japanese-Americans in LA)
TV9: Out of the Melting Pot: an American Identity (about Jewish-Americans in LA)

A316: Modern Art: Practices and Debates (1991)
TV10: On Picturing and Painting (about different degrees of abstraction in painting)

TV12: Max Ernst and the Surrealist Revolution


BBC2 OU Showcase - Personal Details (1991)

Series Producer
for adaptations of 6 OU TV programmes

Co-Production with the Commission for Racial Equality (1990-91)

Series Producer
Video: Working for Change

Video: Recruiting for Quality

Video: Strategies for Employment

D103: Society and Social Science: A Foundation Course (1988-1991)

Series producer
for 16 x 50 minutes TV programmes of which I produced and directed:

TV1: Using TV

TV3: Reading the Landscape (about the way "heritage" reflects present day needs)

TV4: Immigration, Prejudice and Ethnicity

TV7: The Question of Sovereignty (also the remake in 1995)

TV8: The Politics of Equal Opportunity

TV16: Wrapping up the Themes


Video: The D103 Roadshow Video (intro to TV in D103 for tutor-counsellors)

Video: For Summer School plenary sessions

P781: Accounting and Finance for Managers (1988)
Series Producer: Video: 3 hours of case-studies and accounting techniques: produced and directed approximately half myself

DT200: Introduction to Information Technology (1987)
TV10: Interactive Videodisc in Education and Training

D321: Professional Judgment (1984-87)
Series Producer

A series about clinical decision-making

TV1: The Challenge of Judgment

TV2: Policy Capturing Models

TV3: Data-Based Aids

TV4: Knowledge-Based Systems

TV5: Structuring Decisions

TV6: Assessing Chances

TV7: Evaluating Outcomes

TV8: Resource Constraints

TV9: Ethical Principles

TV10: Legal Standards

TV11: The Getting of Judgment

OUPC: BBC Milton Keynes (promotional film) (1985)


D355: Social Policy and Social Welfare (1984)

TV3: Volunteering and Self Sufficiency

T101: Technology Foundation Course (1984)
Video: The Sizewell Inquiry

D209: The State and Society (1983)
TV9: Propaganda (film case studies from the 1930s and World War 2)

D208: Decision Making in Britain (1982-3)
TV15: The View from Detroit (drama about the Chrysler Deal)

TV16: Budgeting for Europe's Jobless

D284: National Income and Economic Policy (1982)
TV8: Putting the Pieces Together

D102: Social Sciences Foundation Course (1980-1982)
(Towards the the end of this course's production I became its Series Producer)

TV5: Getting it together

TV7: What Price the Workers?

TV8: The End of the Line?

TV31: Competing Theories?

TV32: Is Social Science Really Necessary?

Video: The Fight for Shelton Bar

Video: Picturing the World

D233: World Politics (1981)
TV9: Exploitation

TV10: Penetration

TV11: Strategies for Change

D324: Business Economics (1980)
TV5: The Crisp Revolution

TV6: Evaluating a Merger

TV7: Against the Public Interest ?

TV8: Continental Can at the EEC

D207: Introduction to Sociology (1980)

TV3: Home: Castle or Cage? The Buttery's

TV4: Home: Castle or Cage? The Eastwood'

DE206: Social Work, Community Work and Society (1980)
TV16 (remake): The Ethnic Dimension

D302: Patterns of Inequality (1979)
TV5: The Roof Over Your Head

DE304: Research Methods in Education and Social Science (1979)
TV10: Interviewing Technique


radio programmes (R) and audiocassettes (AC)
(listed in reverse chronological order by OU course)

D214: The United States in the 20th Century (1993-94)
Series producer for 11 x 20" American Conversations radio programmes and 8 x 60" audiocassettes of which I produced and directed:

R1: American Conversations: David Brower
R2: American Conversations: Hugh Sidey
R3: American Conversations: Walter Mosely
R4: American Conversations: Gloria Steinem
R5: American Conversations: John Kenneth Galbraith
R6: American Conversations: Tom Bradley
R7: American Conversations: Noam Chomsky
R8: American Conversations: Arthur Schlesinger
R9: American Conversations: Henry Waxman
R10: American Conversations: John Lewis
R11: American Conversations: Henry Kissinger

Edited transcripts of these programmes were published in book form.


AC2: The US Film and TV industry
AC4: Side B: Democracy Archive
AC5: US Local Government
AC8: Tutor-counsellor briefing

D103: Society and Social Science: A Foundation Course (1988-1997)

Series Producer
of:

R: 16 x 18 minute radio programmes of which I made 4

AC: 7 x C60s of which I made 3

R: Annual remakes of ‘Assignment 103’ magazine programmes (1992 onwards).

Various remakes of radio programes and audio cassettes.

D002: Social Science Faculty Radio (1993)


R4: Europe and A Changing World: Trading Places

R5: Europe and A Changing World: Kicking the Habit

R6: Europe and A Changing World: Socialising the Market

R7: Europe and A Changing World: Securing the Future

D209: State and Society: various remakes (1990-91) including:
R: Independent Namibia (1991)

D102: Social Sciences Foundation Course (1982-90)
R3: Lecture by Amartya Sen

AC: Conversation with Joan Robinson

AC: Demand and Supply Exercise

R: Grapevine Magazine (monthly 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990)

P781: Accounting and Finance for Managers (1988)

AC: 2 x C60s

D321: Professional Judgment (1988)

Series Producer
AC: 6 x C90s

D208: Decision Making in Britain (1983)
AC: The Chrysler Deal: Part 1

AC: The Chrysler Deal: Part 2

AC: The EC Game

AC (remake): Demo (Policing and Public Order) (1987)


D233: World Politics (1981)
R9: Perspectives on Brandt

R10: Voices from the Periphery

D323: Political Economy and Taxation (1981)
R7 (remake): Reforming Personal Taxation

D222: Microeconomics (1981)
R7 (remake): The Story so Far

U212: Risk (1980)
R4: Waiting for the Big One

R5: Crying Half a Wolf

R7: Risk and the Law

R8: Risk and the Law (continued)

R10: Artists and Scientists: Risktakers

P912: The Pre-School Child (1980)
R4 (remake): You Tell Us
D204: Fundamentals of Human Geography (1979)
R11: Looking Back over the Course

DE304: Research Methods in Education and Social Science (1979)
R1: Research and Policy

R6: Social Class

R8: The Nature of Social Science Concepts

R9: The Nature of Explanation in the Social Sciences

R10: Survey Project Analysis