Dudley Gershon, who was engineering director for Aston Martin in the nine years before it was sold by David Brown, has published a book about his experiences. 'It is not a company profile, a text book or an autobiography,' he said.
50 YEARS AGO
Ten blank pistol shots were fired from the platform in Birmingham Town Hall yesterday by the Building Research Station of the Department of Scientific and Industrial research to measure reverberation time, an important factor in acoustics.
Mr Parfitt applied on behalf of Mr Charles Machin for a full license for the Bordesley Imperial Theatre. Whatever the result of the application might be, he said, those who were opposed to it would grant that the theatre was one of the most modern in the town.
The Birmingham Daily Post