British producer of opera and theatre. He became known for his use Opera Australia as well as for his creation focus on such filmed operas as La Boheme (in 1982) and Semiramide (in 1990). He proved helpful briefly as an professional and became a manufacturer of opera productions at London’s Covent Backyard. He was appointed a Commander from the Order from the United kingdom Empire in 2014. He was created in Birmingham, Britain to Ernest Harold Copley and Lilian Forbes. He and Cameron Mackintosh both acquired professions as opera manufacturers.