Posts Tagged ‘Kate Bush’

Radio: BBC Hereford & Worcester – Toyah Interview

March 8th, 2020

Toyah guested on Tammy Gooding’s show on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester on Tuesday afternoon.

Chatting about Hazel O’Connor, touring, Electric Ladies, future releases for 2020, making movies (including, soon to released, To Be Someone which has many of the Quadrophenia cast in but is “not Quadrophenia Two“), Kate Bush and more.

“We smuggled Kate Bush in to Pershore!”
Pershore’s punk rock legend Toyah Willcox catches up with our Tammy Gooding, talking the joys of living a secret life in Worcestershire and the moments that made her music what it is.

• Toyah’s interview has been made available as a seperate clip at the BBC website. Listen here.

Toyah on TV: Toyah Willcox – My Vintage

February 28th, 2018

myvin18aToyah Willcox – My Vintage, which originally aired on ‘Vintage TV’ in March 2012, is repeated next month.

Toyah chose 12 songs, by bands and singers as diverse as Roxy Music, Echo & The Bunnymen, Iggy Pop, Kate Bush, Tears For Fears and The Cure, and discussed why each song was significant to her.

My Vintage: Vintage TV: Sunday 11th March: 5pm
My Vintage: Vintage TV: Thu 15th March: 10.30pm
Toyah Willcox. Toyah was a rebellious child, but the arrival of rock ‘n’ roll reinvented her life and gave her grounding. Here she shares with us the songs that brought her to where she is today.

• View all of Dreamscape’s previous My Vintage news here.


It’s December!: Have Yourself A Toyahtastic Christmas

December 1st, 2015

xmas15aWelcome to December! It’s getting cold outside, the festive music and movie channels are in full swing (though they have been since about September ;)) and even the Christmas tree in Toyah’s town now has pride of place (see Toyah’s tweet)… It must be the beginning of Christmas, and the start of our annual countdown to the 25th.

Dreamscape has counted down to Christmas, almost, every year since December 2000, and here we go again. Visit every day until Christmas Eve for a festively Toyah related post.

To start the bauble rolling we have a Christmas Surprise, which I hope at least some of you will like… More info soon. In the meantime, it really wouldn’t be the true start of Christmas without a play or two of this.

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Kate Bush: Before The Dawn

September 11th, 2014

Toyah tweeted about seeing Kate Bush live last night: “Kate Bush gig last night. Truly awesome. Saw her after. She held me in her arms & kissed me…really topped the evening. Cant stop smiling“. (Speaking of Kate Bush – A huge thanks to Sharon for the wonderful tour programme)


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World at One: “She’s An Absolute Maestro”

August 26th, 2014

Toyah discusses Kate Bush on today’s World at One. Click below to listen.


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Toyah on TV: My Vintage TONIGHT!

May 7th, 2013

A reminder that Toyah’s My Vintage is repeated tonight on ‘Vintage TV’ at 11.30pm.

Gered Mankowitz Talks Kate Bush & Toyah

October 18th, 2012

Gered Mankowitz took some iconic, and memorable, photos of Toyah at the height of her, and the band’s, pop career in the early 1980s. A brief clip of him talking about working with Kate Bush and Toyah has recently been uploaded to You Tube. (Thanks to Stephen Bennett Troake)

British Gered Mankowitz, one of the world’s most prominent photographers in the music and artistic world. Here he talks about what it was like to work with Kate Bush & Toyah Willcox. His iconic images of The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Eurythmics, Marianne Faithfull and Kate Bush have become historic pieces of history that graced hundreds of magazine & album covers.

My Vintage: Toyah Talks Kate

March 20th, 2012

Toyah’s seventh song choice from My Vintage, ‘Running Up That Hill’.

“I feel really lucky to be able to say to you I want to put this next artist into My Vintage because she is a friend.

She’s the most delightful woman, and she is a total inspiration and a great role model. I have loved her work since I first heard ‘Wuthering Heights’ when I was 19, listening to the radio and I stopped in a stunned silence as I listened to her voice. It was breathtaking and she has continued to be breathtaking every decade ever since…”

• Read the full transcript of Toyah talking about Kate here.