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Toyah On TV: Help! My House Is Haunted

January 26th, 2022

Toyah is one of six celebrities appearing in the fourth series of Help! My House Is Haunted, airing soon on Discovery +

Singer, actress and 80s icon Toyah Willcox has experienced persistent paranormal activity in her Worcestershire home ever since she moved in 20 years ago. To lend a helping hand, the team undergo one of their most terrifying investigations to date and uncover a nearby medieval tragedy that could be linked to the hostile entity dwelling in the property. Toyah features in Episode 5 with broadcast details coming soon.

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Toyah on TV: Quadrophenia Reunited – 40 Years On

January 26th, 2022

Quadrophenia Reunited – 40 Years On: Sky Arts: Saturday 5th February: 2.30am
Lauren Laverne hosts a one-off special bringing the stars of Quadrophenia together. Featuring reminiscing, interviews, a table-read of the script and plenty of surprises. (Photo © Sky Arts)

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: Celebrity Catchphrase

January 26th, 2022

Celebrity Catchphrase: ITV2: Monday 7th February: 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 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!

Toyah On TV: 80s Greatest Pop Videos – 1980

January 17th, 2022

80s Greatest Pop Videos: Channel 5: Friday 28th January: 10pm
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 NOW 80s: Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks

January 17th, 2022

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s: Saturday 22nd January: 8pm
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

January 8th, 2022

Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Thursday 20th January: 5.30pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Friday 21st January: 1.30pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Sunday 23rd January: 9.30am
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Monday 24th January: 9.30am
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: Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs

December 31st, 2021

Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: 5Select: Saturday 8th January: 9pm
Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: 5Select: Wednesday 12th January: 10.30pm
1980. Episode 1. Gary Davies narrates this look at the music of 1980, featuring revealing interviews with the singers and band members who made it one of the biggest years in pop. From the Specials and the Jam to Blondie and Bowie, and not forgetting the biggest girl band of the time – the Nolans, it was a year of music and pop videos to remember. Sheena Easton was singing about her man working 9 to 5, Madness stormed the charts with Baggy Trousers and Dexy’s Midnight Runners had a memorable number one with Geno. Contributors include Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini and Katie Puckrik.

Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: 5Select: Saturday 8th January: 10.30pm
Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: 5Select: Thursday 13th January: 00.00am
1981. Series 1, episode 2. Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, Cheryl Baker and Clare Grogan are among those recalling the music and memories of 1981. It was a year when Bucks Fizz were losing their skirts, Adam and the Ants were re-inventing the pop video, and synthesizer bands were making it big. However, there was still room in the charts for the retro sound of Shakin’ Stevens. Narrated by Tony Blackburn.

Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: 5Select: Sunday 9th January: 00.00am
Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: 5Select: Thursday 13th January: 1.30am
1982. Series 1, episode 3. Janice Long recalls the hits of 1982, when ABC, Culture Club, Musical Youth, Tears for Fears, the Stranglers, Kraftwerk, the Jam, Yazoo, and the Goombay Dance Band made their way up the charts. Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, Cheryl Baker and Clare Grogan add their thoughts on the era.

Toyah On TV: Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!

December 31st, 2021

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s: Thursday 6th January: 9am
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 the Radio: BBCR4 Extra – Inheritance Tracks

December 15th, 2021

Inheritance Tracks: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Sunday 2nd January: 2.10pm
Inheritance Tracks: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 3rd January: 2.10am
Toyah Willcox. Singer Toyah Wilcox has inherited ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ and wants to pass on the track by Bjork, ‘Human Behaviour’.