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Toyah On TV: The 1981 POWER Hour!

May 3rd, 2022

The 1981 POWER Hour!: NOW 80s: Saturday 7th May: 6pm
60 minutes of power pop & rock! Earplugs at the ready as we rewind to 1981 with Toyah, Genesis, Rick Springfield & Meat Loaf.

Tales Of The Unexpected: Happy 40th!

April 30th, 2022

Happy 40th to Blue Marigold! The episode of Tales Of The Unexpected, starring Toyah in the lead role, aired on ITV 40 years ago this month (25th April to be precise). Here’s the original promotional magazine advert… (Thanks to Paul)

Toyah On TV: The 1981 POWER Hour!

April 27th, 2022

The 1981 POWER Hour!: NOW 80s: Saturday 30th April: 1am
60 minutes of power pop & rock! Earplugs at the ready as we rewind to 1981 with Toyah, Genesis, Rick Springfield & Meat Loaf.

Toyah On TV: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?!

April 24th, 2022

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Sunday 24th April: 7pm
Pop legend Toyah brings 30 memorable videos featuring a cavalcade of clothing calamities from superstars including Visage, Five Star, Divine, Cher, The Jam, Bananarama, Dead Or Alive, Bucks Fizz, ABC, Depeche Mode, David Bowie, Madonna, Adam & The Ants, A Flock Of Seagulls, Roxy Music, Kajagoogoo, Duran Duran, Grace Jones, Su Pollard, Toyah herself and more in this crazy countdown!

Toyah On TV: 80s Greatest Pop Videos – 1985

April 24th, 2022

80s Greatest Pop Videos: 5Select: Thursday 5th May: 11.55pm
1985. A look at the greatest pop videos of 1985, an era when Kate Bush, David Bowie, Madonna and Prince dominated the charts. Peter Cox and Richard Drummie from Go West recall making the promos for their hits. Paul Young remembers his time at the top of the charts, and directors including Kevin Godley talk about on-set antics and the tricks of the trade behind some of the most famous videos ever made. With Toyah Willcox, Nick Heyward, Paul Gambaccini, David Grant, Katie Puckrik and Nina Myskow.

Toyah On NOW 80s: Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks

March 29th, 2022

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s: Tuesday 5th April: 5pm
T’Pau’s Carol Decker brings a bit of Heart and Soul to a countdown of ’80s ladies who like to rock! With Joan Jett, Tina Turner, Stevie Nicks and Pat Benatar. (as well as Toyah via the Thunder In The Mountains video)

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Toyah On TV: Nick Heyward’s Favourite Singers

March 22nd, 2022

Favourite Singers With Nick Heyward: NOW 80s: Thursday 31st March: 12pm
Mr Favourite Shirts is back on NOW 80s – this time he selects his Favourite Singers! Including some who influenced him the most such as David Byrne & XTC’s Andy Partridge.

Toyah On TV: 80s Greatest Pop Videos – 1980

March 20th, 2022

80s Greatest Pop Videos: 5Select: Thursday 31st March: 11pm
1980. A look back at the greatest pop videos from the eighties, beginning in 1980, with contributions from Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, David Grant and others. Musicians from the Jam, Dexys Midnight Runners and UB40 check out their early videos, while the director of David Bowie’s Ashes to Ashes, and the writer of Sheena Easton’s first big hit revel in the nostalgia.

Toyah On TV: 80s Greatest Pop Videos – 1986

March 13th, 2022

80s Greatest Pop Videos: Channel 5: Friday 25th March: 11.30pm
1986. A visual celebration of the best music of 1986, from Peter Gabriel and Diana Ross to Duran Duran and Bananarama. Billy Ocean and Arlene Phillips recall behind-the-scenes stories. Cameras reveal what went on while Robert Palmer, Five Star and Curiosity Killed the Cat were filming. Plus, Toyah Willcox, Nick Heyward, Paul Gambaccini, David Grant, Katie Puckrik and Nina Myskow reflect on a fabulous year of music videos.

Toyah On TV: 80s Stars – Then & Now!

March 13th, 2022

80s Stars – Then & Now!: NOW 80s: Tuesday 15th March: 9am
Where are they now? Classic hits, followed by some recent songs – Including Pet Shop Boys, Kylie, Toyah, The Stones, Gary Numan, The Pretenders, New Order, Rick Astley & T’Pau!

Toyah On NOW 80s: Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks

March 6th, 2022

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s: Sunday 13th March: 6pm
T’Pau’s Carol Decker brings a bit of Heart and Soul to a countdown of ’80s ladies who like to rock! With Joan Jett, Tina Turner, Stevie Nicks and Pat Benatar. (as well as Toyah via the Thunder In The Mountains video)

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Toyah On NOW 80s: Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks

February 27th, 2022

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s: Thursday 3rd March: 9pm
T’Pau’s Carol Decker brings a bit of Heart and Soul to a countdown of ’80s ladies who like to rock! With Joan Jett, Tina Turner, Stevie Nicks and Pat Benatar. (as well as Toyah via the Thunder In The Mountains video)

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Toyah On TV: 50 Wild Women Of The 80s

February 26th, 2022

50 Wild Women Of The 80s!: NOW 80s: Friday 4th March: 4pm
Brilliant songs, big voices, blazing hair & bags of attitude – the ladies of the 80s had the lot! From Toyah to Tina & Joan Jett to Janet Jackson.

Toyah On TV: The 1981 POWER Hour!

February 22nd, 2022

The 1981 POWER Hour!: NOW 80s: Wednesday 23rd February: 10am
60 minutes of power pop & rock! Earplugs at the ready as we rewind to 1981 with Toyah, Genesis, Rick Springfield & Meat Loaf.

Toyah On TV: 50 Wild Women Of The 80s

February 22nd, 2022

50 Wild Women Of The 80s!: NOW 80s: Friday 25th February: 4pm
Brilliant songs, big voices, blazing hair & bags of attitude – the ladies of the 80s had the lot! From Toyah to Tina & Joan Jett to Janet Jackson.

Toyah On TV: 80s Greatest Pop Videos – 1985

February 19th, 2022

80s Greatest Pop Videos: Channel 5: Friday 4th March: 10pm
1985. A look at the greatest pop videos of 1985, an era when Kate Bush, David Bowie, Madonna and Prince dominated the charts. Peter Cox and Richard Drummie from Go West recall making the promos for their hits. Paul Young remembers his time at the top of the charts, and directors including Kevin Godley talk about on-set antics and the tricks of the trade behind some of the most famous videos ever made. With Toyah Willcox, Nick Heyward, Paul Gambaccini, David Grant, Katie Puckrik and Nina Myskow.

Toyah On TV: Who Won Wot? 1980 – 1989

February 19th, 2022

Who Won Wot? 1980 – 1989: NOW 80s: Tuesday 22nd February: 9am
From Smash Hits “Most Unwanted Person of 1980” to the Brits “Best Group” of 1989 – Mark Goodier’s 10 hour marathon of 80s award winners lasts nearly as long as the Oscars. (The first artist played from 1981 is Toyah, with the Thunder In The Mountains video. Mark said: “We begin 1981 with a 4ft 11 pop star who had the biggest hair of the entire decade, here’s the Most Fanciable (as voted by Smash Hits magazine readers) Toyah Willcox with Thunder In The Mountains“).

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Toyah On TV: 50 Wild Women Of The 80s

February 2nd, 2022

50 Wild Women Of The 80s!: NOW 80s: Saturday 5th February: 12pm
Brilliant songs, big voices, blazing hair & bags of attitude – the ladies of the 80s had the lot! From Toyah to Tina & Joan Jett to Janet Jackson.

Toyah On TV: 50 Wild Women Of The 80s

January 26th, 2022

50 Wild Women Of The 80s!: NOW 80s: Saturday 29th January: 12pm
Brilliant songs, big voices, blazing hair & bags of attitude – the ladies of the 80s had the lot! From Toyah to Tina & Joan Jett to Janet Jackson.

Toyah On TV: The 1981 POWER Hour!

January 25th, 2022

The 1981 POWER Hour!: NOW 80s: Saturday 29th January: 12pm
60 minutes of power pop & rock! Earplugs at the ready as we rewind to 1981 with Toyah, Genesis, Rick Springfield & Meat Loaf.

Toyah On TV: 80’s Stars – Then & Now!

January 25th, 2022

80s Stars – Then & Now!: NOW 80s: Sunday 30th January: 4am
Where are they now? Classic hits, followed by some recent songs – Including Pet Shop Boys, Kylie, Toyah, The Stones, Gary Numan, The Pretenders, New Order, Rick Astley & T’Pau!