Posts Tagged ‘Look! Hear!’

Television: Terry Hall At The BBC

April 3rd, 2024

Toyah made a guest appearance on Terry Hall At The BBC on BBC Four at the weekend, introducing The Specials from an episode of Look! Hear! from January 1980.

Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

December 9th, 2021

Proud Cabaret: Toyah is on stage in Proud Cabaret throughout selected dates in December including Thursday 9th December (tonight)! Book at or call 020 7482 3866⁠. Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm.

Proud Cabaret: ⁠Proud’s Triple Lockdown Guarantee guarantees a full refund in the event of any forced cancellation or date moves due to Government measures relating to COVID-19.

Toyah On TV 2022: Celebrity Help! My House Is Haunted is set to premiere on Discovery Plus UK on January 21st 2022. Celebs include Toyah Willcox, Joey Essex, Martin Roberts and Alex Best.

Love Sunday: Toyah was the cover star of The Sunday People‘s magazine last weekend, with the headline: “I’ve never been so grateful to be back on stage” (Thanks to Michael Murray)

Retro Pop: Toyah praises BRITs for ‘ahead of the game’ gender-neutral move: The punk icon hopes the change will “empower a whole new generation” of artists. Toyah has given BRITs bosses the seal of approval for their latest gender-neutral move. The change, which has been called for by stars including Sam Smith, is a move that bosses hope will allow the awards to “[celebrate] artists solely for their music and work, rather than how they choose to identify or as others may see them” – Continue reading…

The Northern Scot: Stars of 1980s’ pop music set for Black Isle extravaganza – ABC, Nik Kershaw, Toyah and T’Pau confirmed: Stars of the eighties are set to shine at the Black Isle Showground for a nostalgia-fuelled party that will also put a smile on faces at one of the Highlands’ most cherished charities – Continue reading…

Nostalgia Central: Look! Hear!: 1977 – 1981 (UK) – 30 minute episodes: This teen-orientated show from the BBC covered the contemporary scene in the Midlands and was hosted by local girl (and future punk superstar) Toyah Willcox and a number of Midlands DJs, including Chris Phipps in Birmingham and John Holmes in Nottingham – Continue reading…

Official Toyah: First Front Cover/Look! Hear!

January 24th, 2019

Look! Hear! and Toyah’s 1979 Record Mirror cover – 40th music – anniversary updates this week at the Official Toyah Instagram and Twitter…


Toyah’s Birthday 2016

May 15th, 2016

Dreamscape’s 2012 birthday updates centred around rare footage from Look! Hear! (1981) and Dear Heart (1982)…


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.

Toyah Timeline | 1979: Look! Hear! (Series One)

April 24th, 2012

Toyah was one of a bunch of presenters of Look! Hear! for three series between 1979 and 1981. The programme, covering music and the arts in The Midlands, was made at BBC Pebble Mill and gave bands like Duran Duran, The Beat and The Selector their first tv exposure.

The first series of Look! Hear! aired weekly in early 1979. Chris Phipps, Ann Butler, Liz Cotton and John Holmes, who were all ‘Radio Wolverhampton’ DJs, were the other presenters.