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Toyah on TV: The Chase – Celebrity Special

January 31st, 2023

The Chase: Celebrity Special: Challenge: Sunday 12th February: 9pm
The Chase: Celebrity Special: Challenge: Monday 13th February: 3am
Bradley Walsh hosts the quiz show as four celebrities take on the Chaser. Singer Toyah Willcox, ex-footballer John Barnes, writer Germaine Greer and heavyweight boxer Audley Harrison pit their wits against one of the country’s finest quiz brains in the hope of winning thousands of pounds for their chosen charities. (Photo © ITV)

Toyah On TV: Tales Of The Unexpected

January 24th, 2023

Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Monday 6th February: 5.30pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Wednesday 8th February: 9.30am
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Sunday 11th February: 9am
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 NOW 80s: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?!

January 22nd, 2023

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Tuesday 24th January: 11pm
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 TV: Celebrity Eggheads

January 20th, 2023

Celebrity Eggheads: BBC2: Wednesday 1st February: 1.45pm
Series 8, Episode 15. A team from the world of arts and entertainment comprising actor Simon Greenall, singer Toyah Willcox, arts correspondent Nick Higham, award-winning saxophonist YolanDa Brown and Proms presenter Katie Derham set out to triumph over the general knowledge Goliaths and win the cash prize for charity. Presented by Jeremy Vine. (This episode of Celebrity Eggheads originally aired on BBC2 in 2018).

Toyah On TV: Greatest Songs – 1982

January 20th, 2023

Greatest 80s Songs 1982: Channel 5: Sunday 29th January: 10.55pm
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

January 13th, 2023

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW Rock: Thursday 19th January: 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)

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Toyah On TV: Greatest Songs – 1981

January 12th, 2023

Greatest Songs – 1981: Channel 5: Sunday 22nd January: 10.55pm
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.

Toyah On TV: Tipping Point – Lucky Stars

January 12th, 2023

Tipping Point – Lucky Stars: ITV: Sunday 22nd January: 4pm
Series 7, Episode 7. Ben Shephard presents a celebrity edition of the quiz, with the Rev Richard Coles, Toyah Willcox and Sharron Davies answering questions to win turns on an arcade-style machine. Dropping tokens down a choice of four chutes, they hope to knock piles of them off a moving shelf – and the more they collect, the better their chances of collecting the £20,000 prize for their selected charity. (Photo © ITV)

Toyah On TV: Nick Heyward’s Favourite Singers

January 6th, 2023

Favourite Singers With Nick Heyward: NOW 80s: Sunday 8th January: 9pm
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.