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Petula Clark: Downtown Girl

Episode 2 of 2

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 19 November 2012

Melanie Chisholm presents a celebration of one of the UK's national treasures, Petula Clark CBE, in her 80th year.

Featuring the memories and recollections of Michael Ball, Tony Hatch, Bill Kenwright, Herb Alpert, Honor Blackman, Helen Shapiro, Paul Gambaccini and Tony Blackburn; alongside archive interviews with Diana Dors, Fred Astaire, Alan Freeman and Anthony Newley.

A revealing and personal portrait of the UK's most enduring talent, Petula Clark, who has affectionately been known for the last 70 years on British radio as simply "Our Pet".

Featuring the hits: Downtown, Don't Sleep in the Subway, My Love, This Is My Song, the Ya Ya Twist, I Know A Place, Sign of the Times and Colour My World.


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