Kim Durham

The character he plays in radio soap ‘The Archers’, Matt Crawford, may talk like a cockney spiv made good but Kim Durham grew up in a well-heeled area of Surrey. He trained initially as a teacher before becoming interested in fringe theatre and touring with a small company around the Netherlands. Stage work since has ranged from Iago in ‘Othello’ to Ford Prefect in ‘The hitch-hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ and he was a member of the Dublin Gate theatre’s production of the play’Faith Healer’for the Sydney Festival in Australia.He also plays the harmonica and used to appear in a blues band and in 2008 he got his Open water basic diving qualification.

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