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Toyah On NOW 80s: 80s Stars/Sack The Stylist?!

November 1st, 2022

80s Stars – Then & Now!: NOW 80s: Friday 4th November: 1am
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’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Saturday 5th November: 0.00am
Pop legend Toyah brings 30 memorable videos featuring a cavalcade of clothing calamities from superstars including Bowie, Madonna, Adam Ant and many more in this crazy countdown!

Toyah On NOW 80s: 80s Stars/Favourite Singers

October 25th, 2022

80s Stars – Then & Now!: NOW 80s: Tuesday 25th October: 8am
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!

Favourite Singers With Nick Heyward: NOW 80s: Wednesday 26th October: 11am
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: Britain’s Favourite Hits

October 19th, 2022

Toyah On TV: Britain’s Favourite Hits: Channel 5: Sunday 30th October: 11pm
1989. Series 1, episode 10. Jackie Brambles narrates this look back at 1989, the era of Madonna, Milli Vanilli and Jason Donovan. Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, Cheryl Baker and Jenny Powell add their thoughts on the year when the Bangles’ Eternal Flame was a huge hit, Lisa Stansfield sang All Around The World, and Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers were almost unstoppable.

Toyah On TV: Nick Heyward’s Favourite Singers

October 15th, 2022

Favourite Singers With Nick Heyward: NOW 80s: Wednesday 19th October: 11am
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: Britain’s Favourite Hits

October 12th, 2022

Britain’s Favourite Hits – 1987: Channel 5: Sunday 16th October: 10.30pm
1987. Series 1, episode 8. Simon Bates narrates this look back at 1987, when George Michael, Madonna, and Pet Shop Boys stormed the Top 40. Series regulars Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini and Jenny Powell are joined by Carol Decker, who reflects on the era that her band, T’Pau, finally made their breakthrough.

Britain’s Favourite Hits – 1988: Channel 5: Sunday 23rd October: 10.30pm
1988. Series 1, episode 9. Jenny Powell narrates this look back at 1988, when Bros, Belinda Carlisle and Bomb the Bass were riding high in th charts, and Kylie Minogue went from soap icon to pop star. Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, Cheryl Baker and Sam Fox add their thoughts on the year.

Toyah On NOW 80s: Way Back When/Sack The Stylist!?

October 7th, 2022

Way Back When! 1981: NOW 80s: Saturday 8th October: 9am
Way Back When! 1981: NOW 80s: Wednesday 12th October: 9pm
60 minutes of lesser heard hits from 1981. Including The Pretenders, Spandau Ballet, George Harrison, Toyah & The Pointer Sisters.

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Monday 10th October: 10pm
Pop legend Toyah brings 30 memorable videos featuring a cavalcade of clothing calamities from superstars including Bowie, Madonna, Adam Ant and many more in this crazy countdown!

Toyah On NOW 80s: Way Back When/1981 POWER Hour!

October 5th, 2022

Way Back When! 1981: NOW 80s: Wednesday 5th October: 9pm
60 minutes of lesser heard hits from 1981. Including The Pretenders, Spandau Ballet, George Harrison, Toyah & The Pointer Sisters.

The 1981 POWER Hour!: NOW 80s: Thursday 6th October: 8pm
60 minutes of power pop & rock! Earplugs at the ready as we rewind to 1981 with Toyah, Genesis, Rick Springfield & Meat Loaf.

Toyah On NOW 80s: 80s Stars – Then & Now!

September 24th, 2022

80s Stars – Then & Now!: NOW 80s: Monday 26th September: 1pm
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 NOW 80s: Sack The Stylist?!/Rock Chicks

September 22nd, 2022

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s:
Thursday 22nd September: 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.

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s:
Thursday 22nd September: 10pm
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)

Toyah On NOW 80s: Who Won Wot? 1980 – 1989

September 15th, 2022

Who Won Wot? 1980 – 1989: NOW 80s: Friday 16th September: 12pm
From Smash Hits “Most Unwanted Person of 1980” to the Brits “Best Group” of 1989 – Mark Goodier’s 10 hour marathon of 80s award winners lasts nearly as long as the Oscars. (The first artist played from 1981 is Toyah, with the Thunder In The Mountains video. Mark said: “We begin 1981 with a 4ft 11 pop star who had the biggest hair of the entire decade, here’s the Most Fanciable (as voted by Smash Hits magazine readers) Toyah Willcox with Thunder In The Mountains“).

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

September 6th, 2022

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Monday 12th September: 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 NOW 80s: Favourite Singers/80s Stars

September 3rd, 2022

Favourite Singers With Nick Heyward: NOW 80s: Tuesday 6th September: 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 6th September: 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: 80s Greatest Pop Videos – 1980

August 17th, 2022

80s Greatest Pop Videos: 5Select: Sunday 28th August: 8.30pm
80s Greatest Pop Videos: Channel 5: Sunday 28th August: 11.05pm
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: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?!

August 13th, 2022

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Monday 15th August: 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 NOW 80s: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?!

August 7th, 2022

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Monday 8th August: 9pm
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 NOW 80s: Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks

July 13th, 2022

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s: Thursday 14th July: 1am
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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Songs Smiths: 40 Years Ago: Maneaters “Nine to Five”

July 13th, 2022

“July 9, 1982”: Adam Ant and Toyah are the subject of a little more exploitation by Polydor Records. A song that the pair did together four years ago for the “Jubilee” soundtrack has been dusted off and released as a single. After Adam’s lawyers caught wind of this impending single, they insisted that it not be packaged as “Adam Ant & Toyah” as they had intended, but instead as “The Maneaters,” the name that the song appeared originally under.

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Toyah On NOW 80s: The 1981 POWER Hour!

July 5th, 2022

The 1981 POWER Hour!: NOW 80s: Thursday 7th July: 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 NOW 80s: Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks

June 28th, 2022

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s: Saturday 2nd July: 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 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: 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.