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Toyah On TV: Video Killed The Radio Star

June 24th, 2022

Video Killed The Radio Star: Sky Arts: Thursday 7th July: 11.30am
Toyah Willcox. (Series 7, Episode 6) An insight into the making of videos by Toyah Willcox, whose hits included It’s A Mystery, Thunder in the Mountains and I Want To Be Free.

Toyah On TV: Big Fat Quiz Of The 80s

June 21st, 2022

Big Fat Quiz Of The 80s: 4Music: Sunday 26th June: 10pm
Jimmy Carr is joined by three teams of top celebrities for another fiendishly difficult pub quiz about news, music, telly and fashions of the 80s. Playing the quiz are David Mitchell, Phill Jupitus, Alan Carr, Sarah Greene, Jack Dee and Jason Donovan. And, as ever, Jimmy is helped by a host of famous question-setters, including Jim Bowen, Kim Wilde, Tony Robinson and Toyah Willcox.

Toyah On TV: Celebrity Catchphrase

June 20th, 2022

Celebrity Catchphrase: ITV2: Thursday 30th June: 6pm
Stephen Mulhern hosts a celebrity special of the classic game show, with Nicola Coughlan, Stephen Mangan and Toyah Willcox all trying to say what they see as they guess well-known phrases for the chance to win a £50,000 jackpot for their chosen charity.

Toyah On NOW 80s: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?!

June 13th, 2022

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Monday 13th June: 9am
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! See the full Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30 playlist here.

Toyah on TV: Tales Of The Unexpected

June 13th, 2022

Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Tuesday 21st June: 4.30pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Wednesday 22nd June: 1.30pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Thursday 23rd June: 9.30am
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Saturday 25th June: 10am
Blue Marigold. Series 5, Episode 1. Dropped by her agency for her diva-like behaviour, supermodel Marigold’s mental health deteriorates. Years later, she plots a comeback. Director: Giles Foster. Starring: Toyah Willcox, Ralph Bates, Sharon Duce, Helen Fraser, Billy Hamon, Edward Jewesbury.

Toyah On TV: The Great Garden Revolution *Updated*

June 5th, 2022

The Great Garden Revolution: Channel 4: Sunday 5th June: 5.50pm
The Great Garden Revolution: 4Seven: Monday 6th June: 8pm
The Great Garden Revolution: Channel 4: Wednesday 8th June: 00.05am
Series 2, Episode 3. The team are in Manchester to create a wildlife garden that gives a home to the birds, bugs and animals. Errol Reuben Fernandes demonstrates how to plant in a shady patch or garden, Bruce Kenneth makes a simple birdbox, and Joel Bird builds a pond and stumpery that will bring in the bugs. Plus, musician Toyah Willcox gives us a peek into her own outdoor sanctuary.

Toyah On TV: Rock Chicks/Favourite Singers/80s Stars

June 1st, 2022

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s: Sunday 5th June: 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)

Favourite Singers With Nick Heyward: NOW 80s: Tuesday 7th June: 1am
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.

80s Stars – Then & Now!: NOW 80s: Tuesday 7th June: 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 TV: Pointless Celebrities

May 30th, 2022

Pointless Celebrities: Challenge: Friday 10th June: 7pm
Music. Series 10, Episode 5. A special celebrity music edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Fish and Barbara Dickson, Nick Heyward and Toyah Willcox, Heather Small and Mari Wilson, and Jessica Taylor and Kelli Young. (Photo © BBC)

Toyah On TV: Guy Garvey – From The Vaults

May 21st, 2022

Guy Garvey – From The Vaults: Sky Arts: Friday 3rd June: 8pm
Guy Garvey – From The Vaults: Sky Arts: Saturday 4th June: 4pm
Guy Garvey – From The Vaults: Sky Arts: Sunday 5th June: 00.30am
Guy Garvey – From The Vaults: Sky Arts: Wednesday 8th June: 11pm
Guy Garvey – From The Vaults: Sky Arts: Thursday 9th June: 2pm
1981. Series 3, episode 4. The Elbow frontman introduces clips from the TV archives from 1981, featuring performances by New Order, Depeche Mode, Soft Cell, Adam and the Ants, Kirsty MacColl, Kim Wilde and Toyah. Also featured are Elvis Costello & the Attractions, Madness, the Belle Stars, Dave Edmunds with the Stray Cats, and Secret Affair, and there are interviews with the Human League’s Philip Oakey, and Simon Le Bon and John Taylor from Duran Duran.

Toyah on TV: Celebrity Fantasy Homes

May 21st, 2022

Celebrity Fantasy Homes: Really: Wednesday 1st June: 6am
Toyah (Series 2, Episode 2). Celebrities hunt for a new home. Gaby Roslin helps the original punk-pop princess Toyah Willcox search for a second home, in Richmond upon Thames, with a budget of £650,000.

Toyah on the Radio: BBC Radio 2 – Jools Holland (Repeat Airing)

May 16th, 2022

Jools Holland: BBC Radio 2: Sat 21st May: 9pm
Toyah is Jools’ guest! Join Jools Holland for the first in a new series where he and a guest explore the Later… archive, picking out some favourite moments and discussing some of their favourite artists along the way. Kicking it off is singer, songwriter & actress Toyah, who picks the likes of Bryan Ferry, & Muse, as well as discussing her work and career.

“Later…with Jools Holland” is the UK’s favourite music TV programme, with an archive that stretches back 25 years full of amazing performances by legendary artists. This series – and its companion shows on BBC2 – is the first to properly explore this remarkable heritage, bringing back to BBC airwaves a treasure trove of musical delights!

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.

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 TV: Most Shocking Moments In Pop

April 3rd, 2022

Most Shocking Moments In Pop: Channel 5: Saturday 9th April: 10pm
Series 1, Episode 4. Tamzin Outhwaite narrates a selection of memorable incidents involving musicians, including Zayn Malik leaving One Direction and Robbie Williams rejoining Take That. There are lessons in etiquette from Grace Jones, the scoop on Beyonce’s sister Solange taking on Jay-Z and the British singing legend who was one of the first to take on the Apartheid regime. With insight from Toyah Willcox, Rick Wakeman, Bez, Dan Hipgrave, Harvey, Jay Aston, Carrie and David Grant and Linda Lewis, with comments from Ralf Little, Matt Richardson, Katie Puckrik, Pat Sharp and Robert Elms.

Toyah On TV: Video Killed The Radio Star

March 29th, 2022

There’s a repeat airing of the Toyah Special of Video Killed The Radio Star on Sky Arts next month. This great half hour programme originally premiered in August 2018.

The programme focuses on the making/creation of Toyah’s 80s pop videos. The programme is repeated on Monday 11th April.

Video Killed the Radio Star reveals the genius, madness, excesses and ideas behind some of music’s most famous videos. Featuring interviews with iconic bands and artists, directors, cameramen and others involved in the creative process of making the ultimate pop promo.

Video Killed The Radio Star: Sky Arts: Monday 11th April: 11.30am
Toyah Willcox. (Series 7, Episode 6) An insight into the making of videos by Toyah Willcox, whose hits included It’s A Mystery, Thunder in the Mountains and I Want To Be Free.

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: Tales Of The Unexpected

March 24th, 2022

Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Wednesday 6th April: 5.30pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Thursday 7th April: 1.30pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Friday 8th April: 9.30am
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Sunday 10th April: 8.35am
Blue Marigold. Series 5, Episode 1. Dropped by her agency for her diva-like behaviour, supermodel Marigold’s mental health deteriorates. Years later, she plots a comeback. Director: Giles Foster. Starring: Toyah Willcox, Ralph Bates, Sharon Duce, Helen Fraser, Billy Hamon, Edward Jewesbury.

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: Pointless Celebrities (Challenge)

March 22nd, 2022

Pointless Celebrities: Challenge: Monday 4th April: 7pm
Series 6, Episode 14. Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a special celebrity music edition of the quiz that rewards the answers that no-one else could think of. Featuring Mark King and Toyah Willcox, Carol Decker and Limahl, Dave Hill and Dave Bartram and Antony Costa and Scott Robinson.