Gordon began his career in the theatre, directing for many of the UK’s leading theatre and opera companies including the Royal National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Court Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Manchester Royal Exchange, Scottish Opera and English Touring Opera. He also co-founded The League of Gentlemen comedy group, directing their earliest live performances.
He was Artistic Director of ATC from 2001 to 2006, where he commissioned, produced and directed new and international work that toured extensively throughout the UK.
His television comedy includes The Inbetweeners (Series 1), Fresh Meat, Shameless, Scrotal Recall, Rotters, which was part of Sky Arts Physical Comedy Season, Hoff the Record, starring David Hasselhoff, and the highly acclaimed Lovesick ,(formerly known as Scrotal Recall) the British sitcom created by Tom Edge .
Gordon was nominated for a ‘Best Director’ Scottish BAFTA for his excellent work on the first series of Scrotal Recall and feels series two is even better.