Maggie Gordon, former Head of Acting and a Director at the Academy, died 30th July 2011, after a short illness. Maggie worked with the Academy from the 1960’s when she first began as a visiting Director, until her retirement in 1983.
In earlier years, Maggie performed in Leo Lehman's production of Chekhov's The Three Sisters in September 1963: see WipedNews database or BFI National Archive listing for details.
John Hannah remembers Maggie teaching him Chekhov at RSAMD when he was a student there. (See February 2011 interview in the Mail Online.)
Maggie directed Britten's Curlew River at RSAMD in 1994. Register with The Herald to read the archived review here.
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