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Gordon Bond

Gordon Bond

Gordon is an accomplished Director and until recently was one of the six resident directors of the Durham Dramatic Society, based at The City Theatre.

He recently gave up this role to concentrate on working with a variety of groups local.  In March 2006 Gordon’s entry of Lee, a powerful short play by Ken Cotterall, won through to the Regional Finals of the All England One Act Festivals where they took the award for Best Individual Performance, adding to the numerous awards won at the previous round.

They also took Best Technical, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor at the Richmond Festival for the same piece of work. Gordon’s 2007 production for the festivals, Hidden Meanings, saw him scoop Best Set and Best Supporting Actor, and in September 2008. Gordon was the director In September 2010 Gordon directed Moon in the Sky’s entry into the Sedgefield Festival: Gillian Plowman’s Close to Croydon which won six awards including Best Set, Best Technical, Best Actor, Best for Endeavour, Mayors Award, and Runners up Award

Gordon is also a seasoned actor and recently won a Best Supporting Actor award for his role in A Family Affair, a piece by another local author and member of Moon In the Sky Theatre, Chris Neville-Smith. Over the years Gordon has appeared in a number of Productions for various companies including: The Anastasia File, Outside Edge, The Importance of Being Earnest, Role Play, Funny Money, Time and Time Again and Jumpers to name but a few.

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