Posts Tagged ‘80s Greatest Hits’

Toyah On TV: 80s Greatest Hits – 1988

November 23rd, 2022

80s Greatest Hits – 1988: Channel 5: Sunday 27th November: 11.05pm
1988. Series 1, episode 9. Jenny Powell narrates this look back at 1988, when Bros, Belinda Carlisle and Bomb the Bass were riding high in the charts, and Kylie Minogue went from soap icon to pop star. Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, Cheryl Baker and Sam Fox add their thoughts on the year when Fairground Attraction had a Perfect hit, the Hollies were back in the charts, and Yazz and the Plastic Population breathed new life into 1980 song The Only Way Is Up.

Toyah On TV: 80s Greatest Hits – 1986

November 9th, 2022

80s Greatest Hits – 1986: Channel 5: Sunday 20th November: 11.25pm
1986. Series 1, episode 7. Tony Blackburn narrates this study of 1986 pop hits, with series regulars Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini and Cheryl Baker joined by Sam Fox. Peter Gabriel’s Sledgehammer, Sinitta’s So Macho, Falco’s Rock Me Amadeus, and the Bangles’ Walk Like an Egyptian are some of the tracks being discussed.