Gordon Smith (psychic medium)

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Gordon Smith
Born (1962-07-06) 6 July 1962 (age 56)
Known forWork as medium on Most Haunted

Gordon Smith (born 6 July 1962) describes himself as a psychic medium.[1] As he used to work as a barber, he is often known (and presents himself as) The Psychic Barber.[2]

Career as a medium[edit]

Gordon Smith's career as a medium began at the age of 24, when another medium told him that one day he would be 'on the platform'. This was the start of a 15-year-long study to be a medium. He works giving demonstrations, writing books and organising workshops,[2] and until March 2008 wrote a psychic column for the British tabloid The People.[citation needed] Smith does not charge for readings.[3]

Television and film[edit]

In 1999, BBC Scotland made a documentary about Gordon Smith called 'Psychic Barber', followed in 2003 by the BBC's 'Talking to the Dead'.

In October 2005, Smith was revealed as the new medium on Living TV's Most Haunted, taking over from Derek Acorah. He appeared in Series 7 and three episodes of Series 8 before being replaced by David Wells.

In 2008, Smith appeared in a special "Paranormal Edition" episode of The Weakest Link, in which he made it to the final round but lost to Mia Dolan. In 2008-09, he presented his own series 'Psychic Therapy' on the Biography Channel.[4]

Smith appeared in the adaptation of Jackie Collins book film Paris Connections appearing alongside Charles Dance and Trudie Styler.[5][better source needed]


  • One Hundred Answers from Spirit, Coronet, 2016. ISBN 978-1-444-79087-0
  • Best of Both Worlds, Coronet, 2014. ISBN 978-1-444-79083-2.
  • Positive Vibes: Inspiring Thoughts for Change and Transformation, Hay House, 2013. ISBN 978-1-78180-106-2.
  • Intuitive Studies: A Complete Course in Mediumship, Hay House, 2012. ISBN 978-1-84850-836-1
  • Why Do Bad Things Happen?, Hay House, 2009. ISBN 978-1-84850-102-7
  • Developing Mediumship, Hay House, 2009. ISBN 978-1-84850-069-3.
  • Spirit Messenger: The Remarkable Story Of A Seventh Son Of Seventh Son, Hay House, 2008. ISBN 978-1-84850-000-6.
  • The Amazing Power of Animals, Hay House, 2008. ISBN 978-1-84850-008-2.
  • Through My Eyes, Hay House, 2007. ISBN 978-1-40191-525-4.
  • Life Changing Messages: Remarkable Stories From The Other Side, Hay House, 2007. ISBN 978-1-40191-567-4.
  • Stories from the Other Side, Hay House, 2006. ISBN 978-1-4019-1172-0.
  • The Unbelievable Truth, Hay House, 2005. ISBN 978-1-40190-549-1.


  1. ^ Struthers, Jane (2007). The Psychic Bible: The Definitive Guide to Developing Your Psychic Skills. New York: Sterling. ISBN 1-4027-5226-1.
  2. ^ a b "Psychic Barber Gordon Smith: Readings In Glasgow Are Always Lively". The Glaswegian. Retrieved 2013-06-13.
  3. ^ Williams, Andrew (2005-06-28). "Fame 60 seconds: Gordon Smith". Metro.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-05-14.
  4. ^ "Events, music and exhibitions - from 27/8/09". Chester Chronicle. 2009-08-27. Retrieved 2011-11-21.
  5. ^ "About". Gordonsmithmedium.com. Archived from the original on 25 November 2011. Retrieved 21 November 2011.

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