Posts Tagged ‘Steve Wright’

Rest In Peace: Steve Wright

February 15th, 2024

“Thank You Steve Wright for being the kindest, brilliant, incredibly entertaining legend in radio. You always welcomed me in and I love you for that. Heaven has gained an Angel xxx”

Toyah shared the above message and a photo taken at The British Rock & Pop Awards on 8th February 1982 at the London Lyceum, in memory of Steve Wright, who died this week.

This was sad news, I grew up in the eighties and remember listening to Steve Wright In The Afternoon on Radio 1. (Photo © Barry Plummer)

Toyah On The Radio: BBCR2 – Steve Wright In The Afternoon

August 24th, 2021

Steve Wright In The Afternoon: BBC Radio 2
Tuesday 24th August: 2pm

Toyah and Shaun. New and vintage music, quirky facts and entertainment news. With guests Toyah Willcox and Shaun Evans. Listen to the show live from 2pm here. It will also be available at BBC Sounds/On Demand after broadcast this afternoon.

BBC Radio 2: ‘Steve Wright’s Big Guests’ Podcast

March 21st, 2013

Toyah’s interview from yesterday’s Steve Wright In The Afternoon show on ‘BBC Radio 2’ is also now available for the next week as a podcast. It’s included in the latest “Steve Wright’s Big Guests”, which also includes Charlie Watts and Marcus Brigstoke.

Steve Wright’s Big Guests: 20 Mar 2013: Daily highlights from Steve Wright’s afternoon show on BBC Radio 2. Featuring chat with top showbiz guests. Steve and the team chat to The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts about his latest live gigs. Plus Marcus Brigstocke tells Steve about his comedy tour and Toyah Willcox tells all about her new touring show.

• Visit the BBC Podcasts & Downloads page.

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Steve Wright In The Afternoon: Listen Now

March 20th, 2013

A great interview with Toyah on today’s Steve Wright In The Afternoon show on ‘BBC Radio 2’, with Steve delving into Toyah’s past and talking about her early career and pop success in the Eighties. He also enquired whether her late 70’s/early 80s image was actually a persona or real.

Toyah also talks about currently touring with Hormonal Housewives, impersonating Madonna on crutches and much more. There were plays of ‘It’s A Mystery’ and ‘I Want To Be Free’.

The full show is available to listen to at BBC iPlayer (Toyah’s interview begins approximately two hours into the show and runs for around 20 minutes including the plays of the songs) or you can listen directly here or by clicking on the photo of Toyah below, taken at ‘BBC Radio 2’ last week when the interview was recorded. (Photo © BBC Radio 2)

Toyah on the Radio: BBC Radio 2 ‘Steve Wright’ TODAY!

March 20th, 2013

Steve Wright’s interview with Toyah airs today on his BBC Radio 2 show. It was pre-recorded at the beginning of last week.

Steve Wright In the Afternoon: BBC Radio 2
Wednesday 20th March: 2.00pm

Steve chats to comic Marcus Brigstocke, singer Toyah Willcox and Stones drummer Charlie Watts. Plus, more fascinating Factoids to impress your friends and family with, the very latest lifestyle and entertainment news, half an hour of Non-Stop Oldies and a load of great music to see you through the afternoon.

The programme can be listened to live online at the ‘BBC Radio 2’ website. The show will be available to listen to at BBC iPlayer after it airs. Toyah’s interview may also be included on Steve Wright’s Big Guest’s Podcast: Daily highlights from Steve Wright’s afternoon show on BBC Radio 2. Featuring chat with top showbiz guests. The podcasts are updated daily and available for seven days.

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Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

March 11th, 2013

• Toyah’s appearance on BBC Radio 2’s Steve Wright in the Afternoon show goes out on Wednesday 20th March. Steve’s show airs each week day between 2 and 5pm and can be listened to online at the BBC Radio 2 website. (News Source: The Official Toyah Facebook)

• “Just recording Steve Wright In The Afternoon, then Brighton. Its Snowing in london!!!!!tweeted Toyah today.

• Those Hormonal Housewives begin the second week of their mammoth UK tour at the Theatre Royal, Brighton this evening. Visit the website for details. Tomorrow they play Peterborough’s Cresset Theatre.

West Sussex Gazette: Some Hormonal Housewives: Following 2012’s incredibly popular show at The Hawth, the irrepressible Hormonal Housewives are back and return to Crawley this spring… This year, the ladies are led by British pop icon Toyah Willcox and writer Julie Coombe.

Daily Star: A Double Mystery For Toyah: A retro tabloid photo article from the ‘Daily Star’ is included in KajaFax’s look back at 1983. (be warned, there is a “mini pop” in the article!!)