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Derek Cooper

Broadcaster, Food Journalist
24 May 1925 to 17 April 2014

A British broadcaster and journalist, Cooper’s career in radio began in South-East Asia where he worked on Radio Malaya for a decade. Back in Britain he worked on World In Action (1963-1965) and Tomorrow’s World (1965-1975) before finding literary success writing about food, leading him to present Radio 4’s The Food Programme (1979-2001).

- Read Derek Cooper's Guardian obituary here