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Toyah On TV: Sounds Like The 80s

May 29th, 2024

Sounds Like The 80s: More4: Tuesday 11th June: 10pm
Ken Bruce brings together 1980s icons to create the ultimate mixtape of the era. With song selections from Midge Ure, Jazzie B, Toyah Willcox, Pete Waterman and Michaela Strachan.

Toyah On TV: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?!

May 29th, 2024

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Thursday 30th May: 5pm
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!

Toyah On The Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Older Woman (Ep4)

May 27th, 2024

The first series of The Older Woman, the six-part radio drama which was originally broadcast in 1993, is currently airing again on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Toyah plays Elsa, alongside Martun Clunes and Zoë Wanamaker as Roy and Jane in this excellent, and slightly surreal, drama by Tony Bagley. Toyah also performs the theme song to The Older Woman.

The series, produced by Paul Schlesinger, also features David Troughton, Geoff McGivern, David Holt, Keith Drinkel and Melanie Hudson in a variety of roles.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Friday 7th June: 7am/12pm/6pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Saturday 8th June: 2am
Episode 4 of 6. Roy tries to impress Jane with some campaigning local journalism. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From February 1993.

Toyah on TV: Celebrity Fantasy Homes

May 27th, 2024

Celebrity Fantasy Homes: Really: Saturday 8th June: 6am
Toyah (Series 2, Episode 2). Celebrities hunt for a new home. Gaby Roslin helps the original punk-pop princess Toyah Willcox search for a second home, in Richmond upon Thames, with a budget of £650,000.

Toyah On The Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Older Woman (Ep3)

May 24th, 2024

The first series of The Older Woman, the six-part radio drama which was originally broadcast in 1993, is currently airing again on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Toyah plays Elsa, alongside Martin Clunes and Zoë Wanamaker as Roy and Jane in this excellent, and slightly surreal, drama by Tony Bagley. Toyah also performs the theme song to The Older Woman.

The series, produced by Paul Schlesinger, also features David Troughton, Geoff McGivern, David Holt, Keith Drinkel and Melanie Hudson in a variety of roles.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Friday 31st May: 7am/12pm/6pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Saturday 1st June: 2am
Episode 3 of 6. Roy’s quest to insinuate himself further into Jane’s good books gets a new lease of life when she requests his help to save a tree. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From January 1993.

Toyah On TV: Guy Garvey – From The Vaults

May 24th, 2024

Guy Garvey – From The Vaults: Sky Arts: Tuesday 4th June: 8pm
1981. Series 3, episode 4. The Elbow frontman introduces clips from the TV archives from 1981, featuring performances by New Order, Depeche Mode, Soft Cell, Adam and the Ants, Kirsty MacColl, Kim Wilde and Toyah. Also featured are Elvis Costello & the Attractions, Madness, the Belle Stars, Dave Edmunds with the Stray Cats, and Secret Affair, and there are interviews with the Human League’s Philip Oakey, and Simon Le Bon and John Taylor from Duran Duran.

Toyah On TV: The 1981 POWER Hour!

May 24th, 2024

The 1981 POWER Hour!: NOW 80s: Tuesday 28th May: 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 The Radio: The Heritage Chart Show

May 24th, 2024

The Heritage Chart Show: North Wales TV: Friday 24th May: 5pm/11pm
The Heritage Chart Show: Teesid TV: Saturday 25th May: 9am/12pm/5pm
Special 100th Anniversary Edition. The Heritage Chart show is presented by Mike Read and features the top 40 heritage hits, voted on by people in 80+ countries across the globe. Including messages from many number 1 artists: Limahl, Paul Young, Gary Kemp, Right Said Fred, Kim Wilde, Boy George, Marty Wilde, Toyah, Dean Friedman, Mungo Jerry, Suzi Quatro Tony Hadley, Cliff Richard, Katrina, Nik Kershaw and many more! Visit theheritagechart.co.uk. (Airing on North Wales TV and Teeside TV simultaneously)

Toyah On The Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Older Woman (Eps 1&2)

May 16th, 2024

The first series of The Older Woman, the six-part radio drama which was originally broadcast in 1993, begins airing again on BBC Radio 4 Extra from next Friday.

Toyah plays Elsa, alongside Martun Clunes and Zoë Wanamaker as Roy and Jane in this excellent, and slightly surreal, drama by Tony Bagley. Toyah also performs the theme song to The Older Woman.

The series, produced by Paul Schlesinger, also features David Troughton, Geoff McGivern, David Holt, Keith Drinkel and Melanie Hudson in a variety of roles.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Friday 17th May: 7am
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Friday 17th May: 12pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Friday 17th May: 6pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Saturday 18th May: 2am
Episode 1 of 6. Local hack journalist Roy Hitchcock meets his former English teacher, and sets out on a crusade to win her heart against all odds. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From January 1993.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Friday 24th May: 7am
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Friday 24th May: 12pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Friday 24th May: 6pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Saturday 25th May: 2am
Episode 2 of 6. Can Roy impress Jane by joining a green pressure group? Meanwhile, Pavarotti appears in his dreams with some invaluable advice. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From January 1993.

• Below are a couple of Radio Times clippings with a little more detail about the series, published when The Older Woman originally aired in January 1993. (Thanks to Anthony Lewis)

Toyah On TV: Celebrity Catchphrase

May 16th, 2024

Celebrity Cathphrase: ITV2: Friday 24th May: 6pm
Series 3, episode 7. 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: Celebrity PopMaster TV (More Airings)

May 10th, 2024

Celebrity PopMaster TV is airing a number of times next week, including a repeat on Toyah’s birthday next Saturday. (Photo © Channel 4/More 4)

Celebrity PopMaster TV: More 4: Monday 13th May: 9pm
Celebrity PopMaster TV: More 4: Tuesday 14th May: 0.10am
Celebrity PopMaster TV: More 4: Friday 17th May: 6.55pm
Celebrity PopMaster TV: More 4: Saturday 18th May: 4.05pm
Series 2. Episode 1. Ken Bruce kicks off the second series of the music quiz with the first of two celebrity editions. Featuring contestants Toyah Willcox, Richard Blackwood, Sally Lindsay, MistaJam and Kimberly Wyatt.

Toyah On TV: Celebrity PopMaster TV

May 3rd, 2024

As previously mentioned Toyah guests on an upcoming episode of the new series of Celebrity PopMaster TV on More 4. The air dates and times for the first episode have now been confirmed.

Celebrity PopMaster TV: More 4: Monday 13th May: 9pm
Celebrity PopMaster TV: More 4: Tuesday 14th May: 0.10am
Series 2. Episode 1. Ken Bruce kicks off the second series of the music quiz with the first of two celebrity editions. Featuring contestants Toyah Willcox, Richard Blackwood, Sally Lindsay, MistaJam and Kimberly Wyatt.

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

May 1st, 2024

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW Rock: Saturday 4th May: 6pm
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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Television: Celebrity PopMaster TV

May 1st, 2024

Toyah will guest on an upcoming episode of the new series of Celebrity PopMaster TV on More 4. The series begins airing on Monday 13th May at 9pm. Here are a few preview screenshots from the TV ad.

Toyah On TV: Video Killed The Radio Star

April 25th, 2024

Video Killed The Radio Star: Sky Arts: Thursday 2nd May: 5.30am
Toyah Willcox. (Series 7, Episode 6) An insight into the making of videos by Toyah Willcox, whose hits included It’s A Mystery, Thunder in the Mountains and I Want To Be Free.

Toyah on TV: Pointless Celebrities

April 25th, 2024

Pointless Celebrities: Challenge: Thursday 2nd May: 11am
MusicSeries 10, Episode 5. A special celebrity music edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Fish and Barbara Dickson, Nick Heyward and Toyah Willcox, Heather Small and Mari Wilson, and Jessica Taylor and Kelli Young. (Photo © BBC)

Toyah On TV: Guy Garvey – From The Vaults

April 25th, 2024

Guy Garvey – From The Vaults: Sky Arts: Friday 26th April: 11pm
1981. Series 3, episode 4. The Elbow frontman introduces clips from the TV archives from 1981, featuring performances by New Order, Depeche Mode, Soft Cell, Adam and the Ants, Kirsty MacColl, Kim Wilde and Toyah. Also featured are Elvis Costello & the Attractions, Madness, the Belle Stars, Dave Edmunds with the Stray Cats, and Secret Affair, and there are interviews with the Human League’s Philip Oakey, and Simon Le Bon and John Taylor from Duran Duran.

Toyah On TV: Tales Of The Unexpected

April 25th, 2024

Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Friday 3rd May: 5pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Sunday 5th May: 10am
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Monday 6th May: 1pm
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: Portrait Artist Of The Year

April 10th, 2024

Portrait Artist Of The Year: Sky Arts: Wednesday 17th April: 8pm
Celebrities V Kids Special. Nitin Ganatra, Anita Mangan, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Toyah Willcox, Leigh Francis and Gemma Cairney join six school pupils selected as part of Sky Arts Access All Arts initiative to paint portraits of Konnie Huq, Lee Ridley and Chi-Chi Nwanoku.

Toyah On TV: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?!

April 10th, 2024

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Thursday 11th April: 1pm
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!

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

April 3rd, 2024

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW Rock: Saturday 3rd April: 11pm
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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