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Head Downtown With Petula Clark

Head Downtown With Petula Clark

Who: Petula Clark
Where: Civic Theatre
When: Wednesday March 17, 2004

LEGENDARY performer PETULA CLARK will appear in Newcastle during her Australian tour next month.

Clark earned international acclaim as a child performer, film and television star, composer, French chanteuse and star of musical theatre.

She is celebrated as one of the world's most successful female recording artists with a string of No. th1 and Top 40 hits to her credit.

Her hits include Downtown, I Know A Place, You're the One, A Sign Of The Times, I Couldn't Live Without Your Love, Colour My World, This Is My Song, Don't Sleep In The Subway, Cat In The Window and Wedding Song .

Her upcoming tour coincides with the release of her latest album The Ultimate Collection, which has already reached the Top 10 in the UK and No. th1 in France, Germany and Canada.

Her recent concerts at Paris' OLYMPIA THEATRE where she performed for the first time in 30 years and New York's CARNEGIE HALL sold out.

Clark began her career as a child and performed in over 200 shows by the age of nine, entertaining war troops.

Her career blossomed with acting before she pursued a career in music in 1949.

She established herself as a country musician in the 1980s and had a hit with Natural Love before becoming a successful stage star in London's WEST END .

In 2002 she played Norma Desmond in ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER 's Sunset Boulevard , a role she has now played more than any actress.

Clark will perform at the CIVIC THEATRE NEWCASTLE on March 17. Bookings: 4929 1977.

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