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Obituary: Kenneth Hurren

JUST before the war Ken Hurren, a friend of my brother, aroused our admiration by getting a job at pounds 5 per week (when the going rate for school leavers was about pounds 2) with a precursor of Time Out called, I remember, About Town, writes Fred Parrott (further to the obituary by Adam Benedick, 15 November). It covered London entertainment and was a prototype information sheet for those who sought what is now called 'street cred'.

The school, however, was not Westminster, but the neighbouring and well-thought-of and effective London grammar school Westminster City.