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Enough is enough? No. Fly home to Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 15: collapse in heap. Then: fly to London to rehearse for BBC special Oct. 12-18: tape show Oct. 19: Give concert at London's Albert Hall Oct. 29. Fly to New York for Ed Sullivan Show rehearsals Oct. 31; appear on the show Nov. 2. At that point, she turned her energy on all the way and pulled away from our roving reporter, who was too fagged out to notice in which direction she was heading.
The guest star shortage may be the despair ot bookers and producers of variety and talk shows, but it's great business for the right kind of guest. The "right" kind of guest is one who like singer Petula Clark-not only can stand up to the grind but welcomes the opportunity to appear everywhere. Miss Clark's most recent guest-and- go schedule was something like this . Aug. 27: close night-club act in Lake Tahoe, arrive Los Angeles Aug. 30. Start rehearsing Herb Alpert special (above right) Sept. 1: tape special Sept. 2. Rehearse Andy Williams Show (right) Sept. 3-5. Final taping with Andy: Sept 5--late. Sept. 6-8: catch breath Sept. 9-13: rehearse Dean Martin Show (left). Also on Sept. 9 and 11: two 8 P M to midnight recording sessions. Sept 13: final taping with Dean.
TV GUIDE NOVEMBER 15, 1969