Category Archives: Petula Clark

The One and Only Miss Petula Clark!

Petula Imagines

Let’s get caught up on what Petula’s doing. She had a nice chat with Lauren Moraski on CBS TV.

Here’s an extra bit with Petula talking about her Grammy wins.

And also from CBS News, of which I am an honorary family member, last night on the way home from work I heard this report on the WBZ radio, which carries the audio to the CBS Evening News.

Petula Clark: Downtown Girl

I’m ashamed to say that I somehow missed part one of BBC Radio 2′s documentary about Petula Clark, in celebration of her 80th birthday. Part 2 is available for listening now.

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TCM Alert – Petula Clark in ‘Runaway Bus’

Wednesday at 6:30 PM ET, Turner Classic Movies is showing The Runaway Bus, a nifty little caper comedy with Petula Clark, from her years in British film. No singing, just Pet being perfectly perky as Nikki, a resourceful stewardess.

And this coming Sunday night/Monday morning at 4 AM ET, TCM is showing Petula in one of her teen roles from the popular Huggetts series, The Huggetts Abroad. Thanks, TCM!

See the Saw Doctors joining Petula ‘Downtown’

This came in yesterday from across the Atlantic…

Hello from the UK

I have been enjoying your blog for some time now,especially the Petula Clark items. Are you aware of a new version of ‘Downtown’ by ‘The Saw Doctors’, out soon. It features new vocals from Petula.

All for now
Stephen Plant

Hey, wow, this is great! Thank you so much, Stephen. It’s always nice to know there’s somebody out there, and I should have been aware of the Saw Doctors doing Downtown with Pet, but I wasn’t until now. What splendid fun! The Saw Doctor’s contagious take on Petula’s magnificent Downtown gets released on December 9

… and I see that the Saw Doctors will be in Massachusetts in March, playing downtown Northampton and Worcester (two good UK names there, a’right), and at the House of Blues in Boston on March 9, close enough to St. Patrick’s day to assure some good, loud times.