Hotline: John Withers has died

John Withers, the former creative director who established Doyle Dane Bernbach's first London agency in 1964, has died, aged 79.

His funeral will take place this Friday at 2.30pm at St Margaret's Church, Shottisham, near Woodbridge, Suffolk. No flowers but donations towards the restoration of Shottisham Parish Church c/o E B Button & Sons Ltd, 24 St John's Street, Woodbridge IP12 1EB.