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On The Wight: Toyah Filming New Short Film

October 1st, 2022

Punk princess and cult actress Toyah on the Isle of Wight filming new short film

Filming took place in Freshwater and Ventnor with women in the top four roles; writer, director, producer and actor

As reported by News OnTheWight back in August, punk princess and cult actress Toyah has been on the Isle of Wight this week, filming in Freshwater Bay and on Ventnor beach.

She stars in a new short film called ‘Weightless’ produced by Ventnor resident Rowena Amos and her film company, 9 of Cups Productions.

It is written by Lewes based playwright Louise Monaghan, previous winner of the coveted Papatango Theatre prize and directed by Lois Norman who is known for her award-winning art-house work and stories from female perspectives.

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On The Wight: Toyah To Star In Weightless

September 1st, 2022

Toyah Willcox to star in Weightless, a short film being shot on the Isle of Wight

A fantastic coup for Ventnorian Rowena Amos, as Toyah Willcox is confirmed for a new short film being shot on the Isle of Wight next month

Congratulations are in order for the powerhouse Ventnor resident, Rowena Amos, who has just announced that she’s secured the musician, actress and presenter, Toyah Willcox, for her next short film.

Weightless will be filmed on the Isle of Wight in Ventnor and Freshwater at the end of September 2022.

“Legendary punk princess and cult actress”

Rowena is incredibly excited about securing the “legendary punk princess and cult actress”, Toyah for the role.

Toyah’s career in music, acting and presenting spans 40 years, during which she had eight Top 40 singles and a prolific 20 albums. She’s married to the founder and guitarist of the progressive rock group King Crimson, Robert Fripp, who thousands enjoyed watching perform with Toyah during Lockdown via YouTube.

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