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Express: Proud Cabaret Review: Toyah Proves She’s Still Got It

November 9th, 2021

Proud Cabaret Review: Toyah Willcox proves she’s still got it in unmissable All Stars show

Toyah Willcox proved age is just a number when she made her debut in the All Stars Cabaret at Proud Embankment on Thursday night as part of her 13-show stint.

Toyah Willcox joined the Proud’s Cabaret All Stars for a series of performances last week and didn’t disappoint. The 63-year-old reprised her quirky punk rocker look to sing a string of hits alongside jazz musicians, award-winning acrobats, fire breathers and burlesque beauties.

During one of her performances, the musician sported a black high-neck mesh top covered with a silver breast plate, fishnet tights, knee-high boots and a quirky hairpiece.

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Daily Express: New Toyah Interview

October 3rd, 2020

Toyah is interviewed in the print edition of today’s Daily Express. Here is some of the interview.

I suffered ageism in my 30s but at 62 I’m treated like a Goddess

“I’ve never had any maternal instinct and it’s always baffled me why I was expected to have children,” she confesses. “I believe you’re born knowing if you want to have kids and I knew that would not be happening.

“The only time I’ve ever experienced ageism was in my 30s, which was a very, very difficult decade. Back then if you were 30 and a woman, you were expected to have babies. But I had a successful career and never intended to have children and I couldn’t get anyone to hear that. People would say to me ‘Well, why are you married?’ and I would say, ‘er, because I love my husband!’

“I was too much of a bohemian to have children and anything that ties me down into one place is a challenge for me. But now I’m treated like a 62-year old goddess. I can say to women, ‘it does get better’ because people see you as having a wisdom they can tap into”.