Gordon Way is a character in the novel Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.

Gordon Way was the wealthy owner and founder of WayForward Technologies.

He also appears in adaptations, such as Dirk Gently.

In the novelsEdit

Gordon has a sister, Susan Way.

Gordon Way founded a computer hardware company, WayForward Technologies. Eventually it failed, costing Gordon his fortune. Gordon then re-founded the company as WayForward Technologies II, now as a software company, becoming successful and rich once more.

Gordon bought the magazine Fathom from Magna House, and replaced editor Michael Wenton-Weakes with A. K. Ross.

In Dirk Gently (BBC TV)Edit

Gordon Way attended the same university as Dirk Gently and Richard MacDuff. He went out with Susan Harmison at university. They broke up with Gordon did not attend a rendezvous with Susan. He told her that he was hitting by a car but she did not believe him. His excuse was actually true, as Dirk reversed into him in an attempt to escape an irate Richard.

Gordon Way was a millionaire computer expert and the CEO of WayForward Technologies. He was in love with Susan Harmison and built a time machine to travel back in time to be with her.

Gordon traveled back in time on a Friday.[1]

In Dirk Gently, Gordon Way is portrayed by actor Anthony Howell.

Behind the scenesEdit




  1. As mentioned in a TV report at 8:20 of the Dirk Gently Pilot
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