Posts Tagged ‘Tiswas’

Rick Parfitt, 1948 – 2016

December 24th, 2016

Sad news, Status Quo founder Rick Parfitt died today. The Guardian have published a tribute – Rick Parfitt – A Life in Pictures: Rick Parfitt appearing on Tiswas with Rick Wakeman and Toyah Willcox. (Photograph: ITV/Rex/Shutterstock)


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Herald Express: Toyah’s Ice Bucket Challenge

September 5th, 2014

heraldexp14bVideo: Was Toyah’s the very first ever Ice Bucket Challenge?

Punk rock icon Toyah Willcox, who plays an intimate Totnes concert featuring all her smash hits on Saturday night, may have been the original Ice Bucket Challenge celebrity. This clip from 30 years ago shows Toyah taking part in the Bucket of Water Supporters Club challenge as part of the popular TV programme Tiswas.

• Continue reading/watch the clip at the Torquay Herald Express.

You Tubing with Dreamscape: TISWAS 1981

September 24th, 2013

A short, but fantastic, clip of one of Toyah’s appearances on TISWAS in 1981. Performing “I’m A Misery” with the band and various presenters, and then flanned by the Phantom Flan Flinger. A classic clip. Click on the caps to watch, and visit Dreamscape’s You Tube Channel.