Posts Tagged ‘Duran Duran’

You Tube: British Rock & Pop Awards 1983

July 20th, 2020

Some rare-ish footage of Toyah at the British Rock & Pop Awards 1983 has just been uploaded to You Tube. Toyah is presenting Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon with the award for Best Male Vocalist of 1982. This was the year Toyah starred in Trafford Tanzi at London’s Mermaid Theatre, filmed The Ebony Tower in France with Laurence Olivier for ITV, and released the sublime Love Is The Law album. The Rock & Pop Awards is now The BRITS! Click on the screenshots below to watch.

Toyah @ The One Show

September 9th, 2015

Presenters Alex Jones and Matt Baker with Toyah, Simon Le Bon and John Taylor at The One Show on Tuesday. “Tonight we were joined by the 80s pop legends Duran Duran and Toyah Willcox, they had a quick look back at their iconic fashion style and retro pictures”. (Photo © BBC)


Thunder In The Mountains… & On The One Show

September 8th, 2015

Toyah on The One Show earlier this evening. Recreating the iconic Thunder In The Mountains hair and make-up, with the help of make-up artist Sean Chapman and hairdresser Michael Douglas. Toyah also made a surprise appearance live on the programme, joining guests Simon Le Bon and John Taylor of Duran Duran on the sofa. Watch the programme at BBC iPlayer.


BBC News: ‘My Kinda Town’

July 20th, 2013

Birmingham’s well known landmarks: But for a city so linked to heavy metal, many sounds have left its clubs to find fans aroud the globe. In the 1980s in particular, Birmingham bands were among the biggest around. While Toyah found fame in post-punk pop, UB40 were at the forefront of British reggae and Duran Duran became the biggest band on the planet.


Birthday 2012: Look! Hear!: Full Edition

May 18th, 2012

Toyah co-presented Look! Hear! for ‘BBC Midlands’ for three series between 1979 and 1981. The programme covered music and the arts in The Midlands and was made at BBC Pebble Mill studios. This programme, from the 1981 series, includes two live performances from Duran Duran. Click below to watch the full edition (in six parts). (Thanks to Andi)

Birthday 2012: Look! Hear!: Screen Caps

May 18th, 2012

Screen caps from Look! Hear! Click below to view larger versions.