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Rare Toyah Photos: Unseen 1978 – 1980!

September 12th, 2020

Band shots, solo shots, live shots! – Amazing, previously unseen, photos from the Sheep Farming In Barnet era and beyond have been shared on Toyah’s official social media spaces over the past fortnight… (Photos © 1, 3 & 4. Cherry Red Records Ltd, 2. Watkins/Astley)

Toyah Live!: Duke Of Lancaster, 1978!

September 9th, 2020

A rare photo of Toyah at the Duke of Lancaster in August 1978. The line up at this times was; Toyah: Vocals⁣⁣, Joel Bogen: Guitar⁣⁣, Jonathan Miller: Bass⁣⁣, David Robin: Drums, Pete Bush: Keyboards. There’s been lots of other rare Sheep Farming in Barnet era photos and content recently at Toyah’s official social media spaces, including Instagram. (Photo © Watkins/Astley)

The Guardian: Great Outdoors/Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

August 20th, 2020

Great outdoors: the magic of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre – in pictures

Theatre has returned to Regent’s Park in London with a socially distanced revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, plus comedy nights under the stars. We look back at memorable past productions.

Toyah Willcox throws herself into the role of Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by John Doyle in 1995.

• Continue reading at The Guardian. (Photo © Tristram Kenton)

The Ghosts Of Borley Rectory: Production Photos

August 12th, 2020

A selection of production photos from, the forthcoming film, The Ghosts Of Borley Rectory. Directed by Steven M Smith, Toyah plays Estelle Roberts, a Spiritualist Medium. It also stars Colin Baker and Christopher Ellinson. The film is currently in post production with a release date tbc for 2021. Click on the photos for larger versions. (Photos © Greenway Films)

DGM Live: Toyah, Simon & Bobby Willcox

July 26th, 2020

One hour later, a one-minute miniature: Future Dreaming. Written and performed by Toyah, Simon and Bobby Willcox… (Photo © Robert Fripp)

The BRITS at 40: Toyah in 1985

February 12th, 2020

There was a brief glimpse of Toyah on ITV’s The BRITS at 40 last night. She was presenting an award at the 1985 show, which was called the BPI Awards back then (previously known as The British Rock & Pop Awards). Last night’s programme was a fairly dire two hours but here’s a great photo of Toyah from the 1985 awards.

Invasion Planet Earth: Toyah at Birmingham Screening

December 6th, 2019

Toyah with Simon Cox at the screening of Invasion Planet Earth last night at The Electric Cinema, Birmingham. She tweeted “can’t wait to see Invasion Planet Earth“. (Photo © Electric Cinema)

Christmas 2019: Day 3: The Great British Panto

December 3rd, 2019

Christmas 2016, saw Toyah Willcox and the Great British Panto take place. The festive event was held at the Victoria & Albert Museum, aka the V&A, London. A fascinating event, with Toyah discussing the history, origins and traditions of pantomime, as well as her own 20-year panto career.

Toyah Willcox’s career has encompassed chart-hits, novels and roles on stage and screen, from working at the National Theatre to cult-classic Quadrophenia. She is also a celebrated pantomime performer, having spent many a season playing a variety of roles from Principal Boy to Wicked Queen. Join her as part of the V&A’s Christmas Festivities as she celebrates one of her and Britain’s best loved artforms.

Toyah will be in conversation with Senior Curator and Pantomime Editor of the British Theatre Guide, Simon Sladen. (Photos © Damon King)

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It’s December: Dreamscape Christmas 2019: Day 1

December 1st, 2019

Welcome to December. It’s Dreamscape’s 20th Christmas…

… and we are digging out some of our old, but treasured, decorations to celebrate the final festive season of the 2010s!

Just like every December for the past two decades Dreamscape will be counting down every day until Christmas Eve with festive content, and not only that, it’ll be festive Toyah content. Yup, really!

There’ll be lots of past Christmassy bits & pieces but some new stuff too. Join us every day for the next 24 for Christmas related updates – photos, info, trivia, memories and news. As well as details on any TV appearances for Toyah during December.

Christmas 2018: Toyah tweeted a sensational photo taken at Fistral Bay in Newquay: “Rocking out the storm at Fistral Bay”. A great start to definitely the best month of the year! (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

Let’s Rock Winter: Toyah @ Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

November 29th, 2019

Its beginning to look a lot like… Toyah, looking amazing, is just about to rock Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham on the first date of the Let’s Rock Winter Tour. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

Official Toyah: Take The Leap 1993

October 27th, 2019

A great photo of Toyah – an outtake from Take The Leap 1993 – posted at Instagram this week. (Photo © Official Toyah)

Express & Star: A Chance To Dance

September 23rd, 2019

A chance to dance as Party In The Park returns to Himley Hall – in pictures

It was a double Party in the Park at Himley Hall over the weekend with the clock turned back to the 1970s and 80s.

Saturday’s event saw the likes of Toyah Willcox and Neville Staple take to the stage as hundreds of people donned their best retro gear and danced the day and night away.

Then yesterday it was the turn of the mods with a Quadrophenia-themed party, attended by Toyah and other stars of the 1979 cult classic including Phil Daniels and Leslie Ash, who are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie.

There were hundreds of tents and camper-vans set-up at the historic South Staffordshire estate, that sits on the border of Dudley and Wolverhampton, as people gathered for a jam-packed weekend of fun organised by the Dubs Collective.

• Continue reading at the Express & Star. (Photo © Express & Star)

Live 2019: Party In The Park @ Himley Hall

September 23rd, 2019

Great shot of Toyah, Neville Staples, Gary Shail and a loadsa band members at Saturday’s Party In The Park at Himley Hall in Staffordshire. Thanks to Paul. (Photo © Gary Shail)

Quadrophenia 40th Anniversary is… Go!!

September 18th, 2019

Quadrophenia‘s big anniversary weekend on Sky Arts is fast approaching. Here are a couple of very recent Quad related photos – At London Film Fair on Sunday, and a great shot of four of the legendary cast! Thanks to Paul. (Photos © Toyah Willcox and Gary Shail)

The SAS Band 25 Riff Tour: The Guild Hall, Portsmouth

September 13th, 2019

Sensational photo of Toyah, Madeline Bell, Patti Russo and The Fabbagirls, from last night’s 25 Riff Tour date by The SAS Band at The Guild Hall in Portsmouth. Toyah, and a host of others including a surprise guest are also playing another date tomorrow night at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London. (Photo © Susie Webb of The Fabbagirls)

Films: Swiperight – Toyah as Dr Bennett

September 6th, 2019

A past behind the scenes still with Toyah playing Dr Bennett in Swiperight. The film is currently in post production. See our previous Swiperight news here. (Photo © GabrielNita.com)

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Toyah Live 2019: Evoke Festival, Brentwood

August 29th, 2019

Toyah onstage at Evoke Festival 2019 on Friday 12th July. Thanks to John for these great photos of Toyah from just one of many gigs and festivals this Summer. (Photos © John Weston)

W-Fest 2019 Photos: Toyah Live in Belgium

August 25th, 2019

Great shots of Toyah onstage at W-Fest 2019 in Belgium on Friday 16th August. Thanks to Johny for these amazing photos of Toyah’s live Belgian debut. (Photos © Johny Vermeiren)

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Live in Concert 2019: Theatre Royal Winchester

May 31st, 2019

Fantastic photos of Toyah from last Sunday’s gig at the Theatre Royal, Winchester.

Set One: Dance In The Hurricane, 21st Century Supersister, Good Morning Universe, Thunder In The Mountains, We Are, Obsolete, Neon Womb, Telepathic Lover, It’s A Mystery

Set Two: Echo Beach, Rebel Run, Brave New World, Be Proud Be Loud (Be Heard), These Boots Are Made For Walkin’, Who Let The Beast Out, Danced, Sensational, I Want To Be Free – Encore: Angel & Me, Ieya

• Thanks to Ian Davis for the photos and setlist info. Photos © Ian Davis – Please click on these to view larger versions, and more, at Dreamscape’s Gallery.

Dundee Evening Telegraph: Four Gigs in Four Days

May 8th, 2019

The Dundee Evening Telegraph‘s interview with Sharon has also now been published online. Click below to see it! (Photo © Dundee Evening Telegraph)

Radio: Toyah on BBC R4’s Loose Ends

April 13th, 2019

Recording of this week’s Loose Ends took place at BBC Radio yesterday. Toyah tweeted a couple of photos while there, including this one below with Emma Bunton. Loose Ends airs this evening at 6.15pm on BBC Radio 4 and is repeated on Monday at 11.30am. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

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