A delightfully entertaining after dinner speaker, David Gunson was born in Sheffield. He originally trained to be a metallurgist before changing direction slightly to join the RAF.
David flew for twelve years in the Royal Air Force doing Search and Rescue and anti-submarine work. He was an air traffic controller at Birmingham Airport for 22 years, until he retired in 1992.
David's after dinner speech, entitled "What goes up doesn't necessarily come down" draws on his time as an air traffic controller and his wide experience of near misses and narrowly averted disasters - always with his tongue firmly in his cheek!
David is a Yorkshireman whose interests include cricket and rugby. He lives in a leafy suburb of Solihull with his wife Doreen and children.
"The whole evening was an outstanding success and David Gunson played a significant part in that success - he was outstanding both as an after dinner speaker and as a table guest." Forticrete on David Gunson who spoke at their annual dinner
An air traffic controller at Birmingham Airport for 22 years, until he retired in 1992, David's entertaining speech, entitled "What goes up doesn't necessarily come down" draws on his wide experience of near misses and narrowly averted disasters, with his tongue firmly in his cheek!
He retired from the prison service in 1996, and is now a full time after dinner speaker, delighting audiences across the country, and is a popular choice for Burns Nights
Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute, Stanley’s first career was in financial services, specialising in executive pension scheme. After 25 years he made the inevitable leap into show business(!), and has spent the last 25 years as a celebrity booker, chronicled in his acclaimed book, "Get Me A Celebrity!"
Formerly an engineer at British Coal(hence the tagline The Man from the Coal Board) Brian's sense of humour led him onto the after dinner circuit. He's entertained across the board from golf clubs to the Royal Variety Club.