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Proud Cabaret: New Toyah Photos/Images

October 17th, 2021

Further Toyah/Proud Cabaret images have just been revealed! Toyah joins Proud Cabaret All Stars in Nov/Dec for a outrageously punktastic performance & fine dining experience. She is joined by a cast of #cabaret stars from Moulin Rouge dancers to Vegas showgirls. Tickets are available via: proudcabaret.com or call 020 7482 3867 10am-6pm.

Proud Cabaret: With Toyah From 4th November

October 14th, 2021

A great new image has just been made available of Toyah for her season with Proud’s Cabaret All Stars.

80’s legend Toyah Willcox joins Proud’s Cabaret All Stars from Thursday 4th November!

Britain’s original punk princess Toyah Willcox will headline London’s most spectacular cabaret experience, ‘Proud Cabaret All Stars’ at Proud Embankment for select dates this November & December 2021.

‘I can’t wait to be part of Proud Cabaret All Stars Family and rock out to all the classics at this amazing venue’, comments Toyah Willcox.

TOYAH WILL BE HOSTING ON – NOV 4th, 11th, 17th, 24th, 30th. Dec 1st, 9th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd

• Tickets to see Toyah and all other star hosts are now on sale can be booked online at www.proudcabaret.com, or by calling the Proud sales team on: 020 7482 3867.

Proud Cabaret: 80s Legend Toyah Willcox Joins All Stars

October 7th, 2021

80’s legend Toyah Willcox joins Proud’s Cabaret All Stars from Thursday 4th November!

Britain’s original punk princess Toyah Willcox will headline London’s most spectacular cabaret experience, ‘Proud Cabaret All Stars’ at Proud Embankment for select dates this November & December 2021.

Toyah is no stranger to the stage and screen, with over 40 plays and 10 feature films under her belt. A singer, actress and TV presenter with 8 top 40 hits, and 20 albums, Toyah is bringing her magic touch to Proud’s flagship venue, Proud Embankment this Autumn. Leading a cast of world-class cabaret, circus and burlesque superstars in an extraordinary show on in the heart of London.

Toyah will join current sell out headline acts: Denise Van Outen and Duncan James, following hot on the heels of recent hosts: the fabulous Julian Clary and comedy legend Bill Bailey.

‘I can’t wait to be part of Proud Cabaret All Stars Family and rock out to all the classics at this amazing venue’, comments Toyah Willcox.

TOYAH WILL BE HOSTING ON – NOV 4th, 11th, 17th, 24th, 30th. Dec 1st, 9th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd

Tickets to see Toyah and all other star hosts are now on sale can be booked online at www.proudcabaret.com, or by calling the Proud sales team on: 020 7482 3867 

Alex Proud, CEO remarks – ‘I am thrilled & honoured to have Toyah join our Proud Cabaret All Stars family, A true original and real icon, I have been a fan since childhood, it is such an honour and a treat to have her on our stage”

An evening of pure indulgence and escapism will unfold along with a scrumptious three-course Asian Italian fusion menu devised exclusively for Proud by world class head chef Antonio Vacca together with fabulous cocktails and first-class service.

Joining Proud’s fabulous hosts on stage, Cirque du Soleil performer Katherine Karpovich will perform her incredible aerial act, plus international and award-winning cabaret star Pi the Mime reinvents the art of mime, blending it with dance, drag, clown and burlesque. Darlings of the Moulin Rouge J’Adore La Vie will bring their haute couture burlesque to the party and the infamous international burlesque show ghoul, horror diva and Brazilian bombshell Marie Devilreux is set to astonish.

Missa will leave audiences stunned with her mind-blowing sword swallowing, in tarnation burlesque sensation Jake Dupree will set hearts racing and multi-talented Leonie Alert will be showcasing her dare-devil fire skills.

Proud aims to ensure their guests have an unforgettable evening. With artists from the world-renowned Cirque du Soleil to the dazzling likes of Vegas showgirls, every moment is designed to impress, scare, wow, and captivate the audience.

Having benefited from considerable investments in the venue to include all Covid-19 safety measures, Proud Embankment has also undergone a complete makeover throughout lockdown making it the most glamorous and Instagrammable venue in the capital. Proud ensures that customers get the experience of a lifetime in the safest possible environment with a triple lockdown guarantee where, in the event of a lockdown or change in roadmap, a refund, reschedule or credit note will be offered.

THE SHOW: The spectacular showstopper Proud Cabaret All Stars features Europe’s most talented music, cabaret, drag and acrobatic acts, performing exclusively in the UK’s biggest and most opulent cabaret venue.

Each evening, Toyah Willcox will take to the stage to perform and introduce the audience to Proud’s unforgettable acts. Guests are treated to a delicious three-course menu with a welcome cocktail on arrival, while enjoying the spectacle in an opulent setting.

Proud Embankment is located in an iconic heritage building at the heart of the West End, situated underneath Waterloo Bridge on the North bank of the River Thames. The UK’s largest and most glamorous venue dedicated to the artform of Cabaret. Make a grand entrance down the lavish commanding staircase, take a step into the spotlight on our central stage, relax into the golden booths, peep behind the red curtain, and breathe in the perfumery of perfection.

Classic Pop: Toyah Willcox Joins Cabaret All Stars

October 7th, 2021

Toyah Willcox will be building on her current success with her Sunday Lunch YouTube series with a residency at Proud’s Cabaret All Stars this November and December.

The punk legend will headline London’s most spectacular cabaret experience from 4 November, leading a cast of world-class cabaret, circus and burlesque superstars at Proud Embankment nearly Waterloo Bridge.

“I can’t wait to be part of the Proud Cabaret All Stars family and rock out to all the classics at this amazing venue,” says the singer.

“I’m thrilled and honoured to have Toyah join our Proud Cabaret All Stars family,” added CEO Alex Proud. “A true original and real icon, I’ve been a fan since childhood, it’s such an honour and a treat to have her on our stage.”

• Continue reading at Classic Pop. See ticket booking info here.

Proud Cabaret: Cabaret All Stars Ft. Toyah Willcox

September 29th, 2021

Just Announced: Toyah is playing a number of dates with Proud Cabaret this November and December. With packages for November and Christmas available. (Photo © EdShots/Edward Moore/Proud Cabaret)

The events are being held at Proud Embankment, London – the newly renovated two-storied venue hosts a spectacular array of shows – with world class cabaret and circus acts including burlesque artists, aerialists and fire breathers.

The entertainment is accompanied by carefully curated cocktails and a delicious fine dining menu.

Toyah Willcox joins Proud Cabaret All Stars for a limited run this November & December. Expect an action-packed show to get you in the festive spirit!

Britain’s punk princess joins Proud’s Cabaret All Stars for a limited run this November & December. Expect an action-packed show to get you in the festive spirit!

With performances embodying the spirit of the swinging sixties & sexy seventies, we give you an experience of a lifetime.

Enjoy world-class jazz musicians and on-stage bands, award-winning acrobats, fire breathers and burlesque beauties. Be prepared to be amazed. This is an unforgettable night out.

• Continue reading at Proud Cabaret for further info and ticket booking details, as well as information on the different packages available.

Posh Pop Tour 2021/22: Half Moon Putney/London

September 26th, 2021

A great shot of Toyah onstage, at last night’s third gig of the Posh Pop Tour, at The Half Moon Putney, London. Playing to a 200+ capacity audience. I’ll be updating this website’s Posh Pop Tour Gallery soon. Click below to browse more tour dates and tickets links. (Photo © Angus Turner)

Toyah Live 2021: Let’s Rock Exeter

September 14th, 2021

Toyah performing the 1981 hit Good Morning Universe at Let’s Rock Exeter 2021 at Powderham Castle on Saturday, (11th September). See It’s A Mystery, Echo Beach and Rebel Yell, here.

Toyah said of Let’s Rock Exeter: “We are in the sunshine in Exeter and next to the sea – so what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than 10000 people singing Echo Beach!!! Exeter you were amazing, I love you!! T x”

Posh Pop Tour 2021/22: First Night Photos

September 3rd, 2021

Great photos from last night’s Posh Pop Tour opening gig at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury. Return this weekend for more photos from the gig, which will be included in a new Posh Pop Tour page in the Gallery of this website. A huge Thank You to Ian Davis for the photos.

Read on for a breakdown of the gig. Please DO NOT READ ON if you are going to a gig on the tour and don’t like spoilers.

Simon Darlow played at last night’s gig, but he most probably will not be at all, or maybe any, of the future tour gigs so this breakdown essentially applies to last night’s opener only! But the set-list may be similar as to what to expect, though that too may also evolve over the months/gigs!

SET 1:
Band Only
Good Morning Universe
Dance In The Hurricane
Thunder In The Mountains

Band With Simon Darlow
Brave New World
Rebel Run

Toyah, Simon Darlow, Chris Wong and Andy Nicholls (Semi-Acoustic)
Summer Of Love
Space Dance
Zoom Zoom

Band With Simon Darlow
It’s A Mystery

SET 2:
Toyah, Simon Darlow, Chris Wong and Andy Nicholls (Semi-Acoustic)
Rhythm In My House
Take Me Home
Levitate

Band Only
Echo Beach
Sensational
Neon Womb
These Boots Are Made For Walkin’
Danced
I Want To Be Free

Encore
Rebel Yell

• Toyah/Posh Pop Tour 2021/22 at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury on 02.09.2021 (All photos © Ian Davis)

Posh Pop Tour 2021/22: First Date Tonight

September 2nd, 2021

It’s time! The Posh Pop Tour opens tonight, at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury. Browse all of the tour dates by clicking below.

Posh Pop Tour 2021/22: Just Eight Days To Go!

August 24th, 2021

There’s now just eight days until the first gig of the Posh Pop Tour!

The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury tweeted: We’re thrilled to be the first venue in the Toyah Posh Pop tour! Tickets are extremely limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

• See the complete Posh Pop Tour dates at toyahwillcox.com.

Kidderminster Shuttle: Mr Tee In The Park Hailed A Success

August 23rd, 2021

Kidderminster’s Mr Tee in the Park hailed a success

Around 2000 revellers enjoyed a day filled with fun and live music at the Mr Tee in the Park festival in Kidderminster.

The free event featured punk princess Toyah Willcox as the headliner – who impressed punters in the afternoon. The pop singer, known for her eighties hits It’s a Mystery, I Want to Be Free and Thunder in the Mountains, posed for photographs with star-struck fans.

• Continue reading at the Kidderminster Shuttle.

Kidderminster Shuttle: Toyah To Headline Mr Tee In The Park

August 20th, 2021

Toyah Willcox to headline Kidderminster’s Mr Tee in the Park

Punk princess Toyah Willcox will be headlining this year’s much-anticipated Mr Tee in the Park event in Kidderminster.

The St George’s Park festival in honour of late Horsefair record shop owner Francis Terry Thomas, also known by many as Mr Tee, returns for its third instalment on Sunday (August 22).

There will be free events taking place all over the weekend in the Horsefair, Broadwaters and Greenhill area of Kidderminster.

On Saturday (August 21) there will be activities, stalls and entertainment at Springfield Park from 11am until 4pm, including a performance from the Black Country Beatles.

• Continue reading at the Kidderminster Shuttle.

Toyah Live 2021: Lavenham Air Theatre – It’s A Mystery

August 19th, 2021

It’s A Mystery from Toyah’s gig at Lavenham Air Theatre on Tuesday evening. Click here for I Want To Be Free from the gig. See Toyah’s Official Gig Guide for all of 2021’s live dates.

ITV News: Let’s Rock Returns

August 15th, 2021

Southampton festival goers ‘back together as a community’ as Let’s Rock returns

One of Southampton’s major music festivals has returned to the city for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic. Let’s Rock was back on Southampton Common with 80s legend Toyah opening the proceedings (14 August).

Toyah, like other musicians and singers had to give up live performance during the pandemic, but she’s said that return of live music was “a whole cultural social event.”

“It’s not just about people like me who sing,” she said. “It’s about people who put that stage up, do the sound, do the lighting, sell the tickets, It’s about all the caterers and we are back together as a community and I am so happy.”

• Continue reading/Watch a short interview with Toyah at ITV News.

Wickham Festival 2021: New Toyah Interview

August 11th, 2021

A new interview with Toyah at Wickham Festival 2021. Watch below or at You Tube.

Wickham Festival 2021: The SAS Band Featuring Toyah

August 11th, 2021

Toyah performing Sweet Child O’ Mine with The SAS band at Wickham Festival 2021.

Daily Echo: Let’s Rock Southampton

August 10th, 2021

OMD, Toyah and all the Let’s Rock Southampton stage times

Toyah will open Let’s Rock Southampton 2021 just before midday on Saturday.

The stage times for the retro festival are now out and the 80s pop princess will perform hits including It’s a Mystery, Thunder in the Mountains and I Want to Be Free during a 20 minute opening set.

Let’s Rock, which is making a triumphant return this weekend after its Covid induced hiatus, is a gloriously unpretentious celebration of all things pop and 80s. Thousands of revellers embrace the throwback vibe in fancy dress from the era.

• Continue reading at the Daily Echo.

Twitter/Photos: Toyah at Wickham Festival 2021

August 7th, 2021

Toyah, and The SAS Band, at Wickham Festival 2021 on Thursday night. Click below to see the photos at Twitter. Click here to see Toyah’s tweet.

Official Toyah: Posh Pop Tour 2021-22 Announced

August 7th, 2021

Toyah begins the Posh Pop Tour on 2 September 2021 at Banbury Mill Arts Centre.

Performing songs from the new album Posh Pop plus Toyah hits and classics with her electro/acoustic band.

29 UK dates have been announced in total, straddling the later months of 2021 and early months of 2022.

See the tour poster for the dates, almost all are on sale now with some to follow.

Visit www.toyahwillcox.com/gigs to book tickets for those on sale now.

Toyah Live 2021: Wickham Festival (With The SAS Band)

August 5th, 2021

Toyah plays Wickham Festival this evening, as a guest vocalist with The SAS Band, for the Wickham Festival Opening Night Party. Toyah has played numerous gigs and festivals over the past 15 years with Spike’s All Stars.

This is the third time Toyah has played “one of the safest and most relaxed festivals in the UK”. In 2016 she, again, played as part of The SAS Band, and back in 2011 Toyah played a solo set.

Spike’s All-Stars featuring Spike Edney (Queen) and guest vocalists Graham Gouldman (10cc), Steve Harley (Cockney Rebel), Tom Robinson, Toyah, Madeline Bell (Blue Mink) and an all-star band.

Every SAS show is unique and Thursday 5th August at Wickham Festival will feature a fabulous line up of eclectic artists. This will be an evening not to be missed.

• Visit the Wickham Festival 2021 website.

Scene Sussex: Toyah Live: Thunder in Worthing!

August 5th, 2021

Toyah live 29 July 2021 – The Factory Live

Toyah Is a four times Brit Award nominated English musician, singer, songwriter, actress, producer and author. In a career spanning more than 40 years, Willcox has had 8 Top 40 singles, released over 20 albums, written two books, appeared in over 40 stage plays and 10 feature films, and voiced and presented numerous television shows.

Toyah: The Band.
Toyah Willcox (vocals), Chris Wong (guitar), Andy Doble (keyboards), Mike Nichols (bass) and John Humphrey (drums).

Toyah had only recently announced that she was to put on a concert back on the South Coast with her full live electric band. The venue was announced as The Factory Live, located at Unit 9A, Ivy Arch Road in Worthing. The date was set for Thursday 29th July 2021. Toyah last made a visit to Brighton in November 2019 when she played chalk to promote her 2019 charting album ‘In The Court Of The Crimson Queen‘.

• Continue reading at Scene Sussex.