Archive for the ‘TV/Radio 2014’ Category

Toyah on TV: Christmas @ Vintage TV

November 14th, 2014

Christmas gets well and truly underway over at Vintage TV very soon…


Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Friday 21st November: 9am
Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Tuesday 25th November: 11.30pm
Cosy up with family and friends as Toyah Willcox brings you 30 of the finest Christmas songs and a sprinkling of festive stories, surrounded by an extraordinary variety of creatures great and small.

A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Saturday 22nd November: 8pm
Presenters Toyah Willcox and Wizzard’s Roy Wood are cosying up by the fireplace with two guest artists on our new show as they talk Christmas and sing favourite festive songs. (Part 1)

A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Sunday 23rd November: 11pm
Snuggling up by the fireside with Toyah Willcox and Roy Wood for some Christmas chat and festive songs are pop rock act The Feeling and Imagination’s Leee John. (Part 2)

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Toyah on TV: The Vintage TV Sessions

November 14th, 2014

The Vintage TV Sessions: Vintage TV: Friday 21st November: 11pm
Five great acts sing two songs apiece at our Vintage TV Sessions: indie rockers The Struts, punk princess Toyah Willcox, singers Judie Tzuke and Josephine, and Nik Kershaw.


Toyah on TV: Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo

November 9th, 2014

It’s the first signs of Christmas over at Vintage TV, with Toyah’s 2012 festive special, Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo, airing on 21st November. No doubt Toyah’s Vintage Christmas (2011), and last year’s A Very Vintage Christmas will also air on the channel over the festive season. I’ll keep you posted!

Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Friday 21st November: 9am
Cosy up with family and friends as Toyah Willcox brings you a selection of fine Christmas songs and a sprinkling of festive stories, surrounded by a variety of creatures great and small.


Toyah on TV: Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

November 9th, 2014

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Yesterday: Friday 21st November: 8am
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Yesterday: Friday 21st November: 2pm
DJ Tony Blackburn and punk rocker Toyah Willcox take to the road, scouring the shops of York and Pickering in the hope of finding some poptastic period pieces to flog at auction.

Toyah on TV: The Vintage TV Sessions

November 4th, 2014

vintage14kThe Vintage TV Sessions: Vintage TV
Friday 14th November: 11pm

Bringing you all the atmosphere, excitement and intimacy of a live gig for your viewing pleasure are our Vintage TV Sessions. And we are very proud to present, from the brilliant Bedford pub in Balham, five more awe-inspiring acts performing two songs each. Taking the stage are singer songwriters Leddra Chapman and Newton Faulkner, Gabrielle of ‘Dreams’ fame, northern indie collective The Jar Family and our dear friend, the late glam rocker Alvin Stardust. Our own Toyah Willcox is your host.

Toyah on TV: Celebrity Fantasy Homes

November 3rd, 2014

Celebrity Fantasy Homes: Really: Saturday 15th November: 5pm
Celebrity Fantasy Homes: Really: Thursday 27th November: 12pm
Celebrities hunt for a new home. Gaby Roslin helps punk-pop princess Toyah Willcox search for a second home, in Richmond upon Thames, with a budget of £650,000.

Robert Fripp on TV: The Joy Of The Guitar Riff

November 3rd, 2014

The Joy Of The Guitar Riff: BBC4: Saturday 15th November: 10.30pm
Lauren Laverne narrates a documentary tracing the ebb and flow of the guitar riff over the last 60 years of popular music, from Chuck Berry through to the White Stripes. The guitar riff is the DNA of rock ‘n’ roll, a double helix of repetitive simplicity and fiendish complexity on which its history has been built. With riffs and stories from an all-star cast including Brian May, Dave Davies, Hank Marvin, Joan Jett, Nile Rodgers, Tony Iommi, Robert Fripp, Johnny Marr, Nancy Wilson, Kevin Shields, Ryan Jarman, Tom Morello and many more.

Toyah on TV: Quadrophenia

October 17th, 2014

quad14aQuadrophenia is airing again on ITV4 next week..

Quadrophenia: ITV4: Wed 22nd October: 11.45pm
Quadrophenia: ITV4: Mon 27th October: 00.05am
The Who wrote and produced this energetic story of a young man disillusioned with his life in 1960s London. Phil Daniels excels as the alienated anti-hero Jimmy Cooper. Director: Franc Roddam. Starring: Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Toyah Willcox, Philip Davis, Mark Wingett, Sting, and Ray Winstone. Also airing on ITV4 HD and Plus 1.

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Toyah on TV: Sky News

October 15th, 2014

skynews14aToyah is guesting on Sky News this morning, most likely for the Newspaper Review, which takes place at approximately 6.40am and 7.40am (though don’t quote me on that!).

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Through The Keyhole

October 11th, 2014

The final edition of Series Two of the revamped Through The Keyhole airs tonight on ITV. It’s repeated on Wednesday and will also be available at ITV Player post-broadcast. Might be an idea to tune in or set your record button…

Through The Keyhole: ITV: Saturday 11th October: 10pm
Through The Keyhole: ITV: Wednesday 15th October: 11pm
Series 2, Episode 7: Keith Lemon snoops around more homes of mystery celebrities and unearths clues as to the identity of the inhabitants, which the studio panel then have to work out themselves. Keith’s guests are entertainment legend Des O’Connor, presenter and musician Myleene Klass and DJ and TV host Dave Berry.


Toyah on TV: Kavanagh Q.C. (A Family Affair)

October 8th, 2014

A repeat airing for “Toyah’s episode” of Kavanagh Q. C. later this month on, the still shiny and relatively new, ITV Encore.

Kavanagh Q.C.: ITV Encore: Tue 21st October: 2.55pm
A Family Affair (1995). Kavanagh finds himself caught up in a bitter family feud when he represents a frustrated father who has kidnapped his son in a desperate attempt to win custody. On the home front, Kavanagh’s daughter wants to let her boyfriend stay overnight. Directed by Renny Rye. With John Thaw, Holly Aird, Robert Ashby, Toyah Willcox and Lisa Harrow. Also airing on ITV Encore HD and Plus 1.

Toyah on TV: Minder (All Mod Cons)

October 4th, 2014

The classic 1980 episode of Minder, “All Mod Cons”, starring Toyah as Kate alongside Dennis Waterman and George Cole airs again a few times on ITV4 later this month.

Minder: ITV4: Thursday 16th October: 6pm
Minder: ITV4: Friday 17th October: 2.10am/11.55am
All Mod Cons. Arthur decides to sell Terry’s flat without his permission. Meanwhile, Terry gets a job minding at a local club and ends up getting into more trouble than he had planned for when he realises the club’s manager is on the fiddle. Starring: George Cole, Dennis Waterman, Toyah Willcox, Simon Cadell, James Ottaway, and Tony Osaba. (Series 2, Episode 8, 1980). Also showing on ITV4 HD and ITV4 +1.

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Toyah & Robert on TV: My Vintage

September 30th, 2014

vintage14eMy Vintage with The Fripps airs again next month on Vintage TV. A great hour of chat and classic music choices from Robert and Toyah. Here’s the full Fripp Playlist from My Vintage:

Salisbury Hill – Peter Gabriel, Rapture – Blondie, Heroes – David Bowie, Fashion – David Bowie, Imagine – John Lennon, Bridge Over Troubled Waters – Simon & Garfunkel, Angels – Robbie Williams, I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston.

My Vintage: Vintage TV: Monday 13th October: 10.30pm
Toyah and Robert. New! Husband and wife team, punk princess Toyah and guitarist and record producer Robert Fripp, invite My Vintage viewers into their home for their top record picks.

Toyah on TV: Celebrity Fantasy Homes

September 24th, 2014

Celebrity Fantasy Homes: Home: Tuesday 7th October: 8pm
Celebrity Fantasy Homes: Home: Wednesday 8th October: 3am
Celebrities hunt for a new home. Gaby Roslin helps punk-pop princess Toyah Willcox search for a second home, in Richmond upon Thames, with a budget of £650,000.

Toyah on TV: Maigret & The Hotel Majestic

September 20th, 2014

maigret14aMaigret: ITV Encore: Monday 29th Sep: 5.45pm
Maigret: ITV Encore: Tuesday 30th Sep: 12pm
Maigret and the Hotel Majestic. Crime series featuring Georges Simenon’s celebrated Parisian detective. Maigret is called to the scene when a beautiful woman is found dead in the basement of the Hotel Majestic with a gun in her handbag. The Chief Inspector’s investigations initially centre around the staff at the hotel – until he discovers that the woman’s husband booked a trip to Rome that he never made. Starring: Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Hutchings, Michael Shannon, Toyah Willcox (1993). Also airing on ITV Encore HD and Plus 1.

Toyah on TV: Living With The Dead

September 11th, 2014

The special Toyah celebrity edition of Living With The Dead is repeated later this month on Pick. This originally aired in June 2008. Pick is available on: Sky (Channel 152), Freeview (Channel 11), Virgin (Channel 123).


Toyah was interviewed by ‘Digital Spy’ at the time:
Have you always believed in the paranormal?  ”I believe in the paranormal and I accept it but I don’t change my life around it. I’m not an avid follower, as it were. I am open-minded.”

Living With The Dead: Pick: Thursday 25th September: 3.05an
Toyah Willcox, Pershore, Worcs (Celeb Special). Singer Toyah Willcox invites the Living with the Dead experts to her hometown nearby Pershore Abbey to exorcise paranormal activity connected to 15th-century criminal monks. Also airing on Pick +1.

• Read the full ‘Digital Spy’ 2008 interview with Toyah here. View some of their related press, from Dreamscape 2008, here.

Toyah on the Radio: 6 Music Live Hour

September 1st, 2014

bbcr6c6 Music Live Hour: BBC 6 Music Thursday 11th September: 2.30am Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC’s archive of live music, including Toyah at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London in 1981 plus The Moondogs in session. (Available at BBC iPlayer after airing)

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Toyah on TV: Who’s Doing The Dishes?

August 26th, 2014

Who’s Doing The Dishes: ITV: Wednesday 10th September: 4pm
On today’s programme, will it remain a mystery that Toyah Willcox is their celebrity host when she throws a dinner party for four strangers? Join Brian McFadden to find out!

Toyah on TV: The Corn Is Green

August 26th, 2014

The Corn is Green: True Movies 1: Wednesday 27th August: 3am
Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn stars as a schoolteacher determined to help the people of a turn-of-the-century Welsh mining town. With Ian Saynor, Bill Fraser, Patricia Hayes, Anna Massey, Artro Morris, Dorothea Phillips, Toyah Willcox, Huw Richards, Bryn Fon, Dyfan Roberts and Robin John. Directed by: George Cukor (1979).

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Toyah on the Radio: A Good Read

August 17th, 2014

A Good Read: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 25th August: 6.30pm
A Good Read: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Tuesday 26th August: 1.30am
4 Extra Debut. Tom Sutcliffe, Mavis Nicholson and Toyah Willcox discuss books by Anne Tyler, Ben Okri and F Scott Fitzgerald. From March 1998.

Toyah on TV: Pointless Celebrities

August 17th, 2014

pointless14aToyah’s second appearance on the BBC quiz show Pointless Celebrities airs next Saturday (the same evening that the new series of Doctor Who premieres). The programme will be available to watch at BBC iPlayer after airing.

Pointless Celebrities: BBC1: Saturday 23rd August: 5.40pm
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.