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Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs (Episode Six)

April 2nd, 2021

Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: Channel 5: Friday 9th April: 10pm
Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: Channel 5: Sunday 11th April: 10.55pm
1985. Series 1, episode 6. A look at the biggest-selling singles of 1985, the best pop videos, the artists who appeared in them, and the stories behind the songs. A-ha’s Take On Me, and I Know Him So Well, by Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson are two of the classic tracks under discussion. Contributors include Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, Cheryl Baker and Carol Decker. Jenny Powell narrates.

Toyah On TV: Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs (Episode 5)

March 25th, 2021

Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: Channel 5: Friday 2nd April: 10pm
Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: Channel 5: Sunday 4th April: 11pm
1984. Series 1, Episode 5. A look at the biggest singles of 1984, the best pop videos, the artists who appeared in them, and the stories behind the songs. Cheryl Baker reveals how Tina Turner’s What’s Love Got to Do with It started off as a Bucks Fizz song. Plus, a look at Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s controversial Relax, and the hits of Wham!. With contributions from Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, Carol Decker and Jenny Powell

Toyah On TV: Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs (Episode 4)

March 20th, 2021

Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: Channel 5: Friday 26th March: 10pm
Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs: Channel 5: Sunday 28th March: 10.55pm
1983. Series 1, Episode 4. Simon Bates narrates this look at the music of 1983, featuring interviews with Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, Cheryl Baker, Carol Decker, Jenny Powell and other famous faces. Among the featured tracks are Eurythmics’ Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This), New Order’s Blue Monday, and Bad Boys by Wham! Director: Yvette Lyons, Sian Brooks, Vanessa L. Williams. Starring: Simon Bates, Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, Cheryl Baker, Jenny Powell, Carol Decker.