Interview: Simon Gordon, JD in Heathers & Strat in Bat Out of Hell

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This week’s guest is Simon Gordon who most recently starred as JD in Heathers

Simon originally went to Law School before entering ITV’s Superstar – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s reality TV show, casting an actor to play Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar – where he made it to the final thirty boys. 

Simon’s theatre credits include: Christian in Moulin Rouge (Secret Cinema), alternate Strat in Bat Out Of Hell (London Coliseum, International Tour & Dominion Theatre), Robbie in Twist and Turn (The Other Palace) and cover Gene in Girl From The North Country (Gielgud Theatre). 

Most recently, Simon played JD in the original UK tour of Heathers, before reprising his performance in the London production at The Other Palace. During his London run, Simon played JD for the musical’s film which will premiere on the Roku Channel in the US in September. 


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In this episode, Simon discusses how he found his way from Law School to theatre, the Heathers fandom and *that* story about how rehearsing for his Beautiful audition led to armed police entering his house (and lots more). 

Follow Simon on Instagram: @simongordon

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins. 

Thanks for listening! 


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