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Remember When… Toyah was Calamity Jane

September 22nd, 2012

Hard to believe but it’s now 10 years since Toyah was touring the UK playing the lead role in the musical Calamity Jane. Before a three-month residency at The Shaftesbury Theatre in London’s West End in 2003, the musical played at numerous theatres, and to thousands of people, during a nine-month UK tour that began in September 2002 at the Derngate Theatre, Northampton . It was an incredibly physical and demanding role for Toyah, making a year of shows all the more impressive. I was lucky enough to see Calamity Jane on a few occasions: In Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool and London and each time Toyah and the show were fantastic. Visit Dreamscape’s dedicated Calamity Jane website. (Thanks to Andi)

Remember When… Toyah Released ‘Fallen’

September 3rd, 2012

You probably do as it was only a year ago. In fact exactly a year ago, Toyah’s collaboration with Yomanda, ‘Fallen’, was released in September 2011. In retrospect it was quite a big deal, with the premiere performance at ‘Manchester Pride’, a great promo video, press articles, ‘Vintage TV’ interview, a live PA at Wig Out, and even a Dreamscape fan advert…

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