Toyah 60: A Brave New… Mug!

October 16th, 2018

Definitely the best mug design ever – Drink your tea/coffee from a Brave New World mug. This was on sale at Toyah’s Acoustic… dates at the weekend and will also be available on Toyah’s Anniversary Tour dates later this month and in early November!

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Toyah Live 2018: Acoustic… at Trading Boundaries

October 16th, 2018

Toyah onstage at last Saturday night’s Acoustic, Up Close & Personal date at Trading Boundaries, East Sussex. This was the first of two Acoustic… dates at the venue over the weekend. Please click below to view a larger version of this photo and another at Dreamscape’s Toyah Gallery. (Thanks to Angus | Photo © Angus Turner)

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Toyah on TV: Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

October 16th, 2018

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip, with Toyah and Tony Blackburn, which originally aired in October 2011 on BBC Two, is showing again next week on Really – Sky 142, Virgin Media 129, Freeview 17, Freesat 160, Sky (Ireland) 155 – Click below to view larger screen caps.

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Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Really: Friday 26th October: 8pm
Series 1, Episode 4. Tony Blackburn and Toyah Willcox take to the road with antiques experts Charlie Ross and Charles Hanson. Their journey starts in the historic town of York and ends up with an auction in Stansted, Essex.

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Toyah on the Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Personality Test

October 16th, 2018

bbcr4ex17aToyah hosting The Personality Test, the 30-minute radio quiz that’s, essentially, all about her, airs again later this month on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

The 30 minute radio show was originally broadcast in 2007, on BBC Radio Four, with guests including Sue Perkins and Robin Ince. It will be available at BBC iPlayer post-broadcast.

The Personality Test: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Friday 26th October: 9am/4pm
The Personality Test: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Saturday 27th October: 4am
Toyah Willcox chairs the comedy quiz in which all the questions are about the guest host. Panellists are Sue Perkins, Caroline Quinlan, Robin Ince and Will Smith.

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Toyah on TV: Trailblazers: Punk

October 16th, 2018

Trailblazers: Sky Arts: Friday 26th October: 2am/5pm
Trailblazers: Sky Arts: Sunday 28th October: 1pm
Punk. Narrated by Noddy Holder, this eye-opening series turns its attention to the origins of punk music. With Toyah Willcox and DJ Annie Nightingale. (Episode, Series 1, Episode 5)

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Toyah on TV: Who’s Doing The Dishes?

October 16th, 2018

Who’s Doing The Dishes?: Virgin Media Three: Monday 29th October: 1pm
Toyah Willcox. Brian McFadden presents the dining challenge. Will it remain a mystery that Toyah Willcox is the celebrity host when she throws a dinner party for four complete strangers?

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60th Birthday Autumn Tour: Countdown Continues

October 10th, 2018

The countdown to Toyah’s Autumn Anniversary Tour continues, with more great content - posted across the official social media – from Toyah’s incredible, and unrivalled, imagery archive/career. See those below and more at Instagram, Twitter and Facebook - Posts will continue through the month. Buy tickets for the gigs here or by clicking on the images below.

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The Telegraph – Culture/TV: It Shouldn’t Be A Big Deal

October 10th, 2018

telegraph16a‘It shouldn’t be a big deal – but it is’: what a female Doctor Who really means to women Whovians

More than eight million people tuned in Sunday night’s episode of Doctor Who – the show’s largest launch in a decade – to see Jodie Whittaker make her debut as the first female Doctor in the show’s decades-long history.  But did she pull it off?

Among those glued to their sofas were the comedians Bridget Christie and Susan Calman, authors Juno Dawson and Jenny Colgan, and the pop star Toyah Willcox – a Who fan who was once mooted for the title role herself. The Telegraph asked each of them what the arrival of a female Doctor means to them, and what they thought of Sunday’s episode.

• Continue reading at The Telegraph. (Subscription Required)

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Doncaster Free Press: Toyah is Coming to Doncaster

October 10th, 2018

doncasterfp18aPunk legend Toyah announces Doncaster Dome concert

Punk and pop music legend Toyah has announced a concert date in Doncaster. The singer, best remembered for a string of hits in the 80s including It’s A Mystery, will come to The Dome on February 2. The star, whose full name is Toyah Willcox, has had a career spanning more than thirty years and has notched up eight top 40 singles and released more than 20 albums.

Toyah, 60, has also enjoyed a career as an actress, producer and author and has appeared in a string of films, TV shows and stage plays.

• Continue reading at Doncaster Free Press.

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Toyah 60: Robert’s Brave New T-Shirt!

October 10th, 2018

Toyah’s brand new Brave New World tour t-shirt, with Robert wearing it well. Toyah tweeted: “Stunning new T-Shirt design and equally stunning model xxx” (Photos © Toyah Willcox)

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Toyah on TV: Tales Of The Unexpected

October 10th, 2018

Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Tuesday 23rd October: 3.30pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Wednesday 24th October: 4.30am
Blue Marigold. Series 5, Episode 1. Dropped by her agency for her diva-like behaviour, supermodel Marigold’s mental health deteriorates. Years later, she plots a comeback. Director: Giles Foster. Starring: Toyah Willcox, Ralph Bates, Sharon Duce, Helen Fraser, Billy Hamon, Edward Jewesbury.

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Official Toyah: October 2018 Blog: Toyah60 Tour Edition

October 7th, 2018

Toyah’s October 2018 blog is live at toyahwillcox.com. It’s a Toyah60 Tour edition with hints at the new setlist, new tour merchandise and details of a special guest appearance at the London date. Click below on our brand new Brave New World blog image to read…

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Toyah Live 2018: New Toyah60 Tour Merchandise

October 7th, 2018

Exciting new tour merchandise is coming for Toyah’s Autumn gigs, including a faberoonie Brave New World t-shirt and Love Is The Law bag. See more at Instagram by clicking below.

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Toyah Live 2019: 80′s Smash Hits On The Pitch

October 6th, 2018

smashhitsotp19aToyah is set to play the 80′s Smash Hits On The Pitch festival on Saturday 20th July 2019.

80′s Festival of epic proportion with:

Toyah – Martin Kemp – Odyssey – Hazell Dean – Tight Fit – Owen Paul – Kelly Wilde – Wiggy From Hitman and Her – Funky Town – Hassle – Hosted by Leroy Lurve.

Fairground – Gin Palace – Prosecco Lounge – Bars – Food from around the world.

VIP ticket includes fastrack entry, welcome food and drink, allocated bar and food outlet, access to vip viewing area, club house and balcony, vip toilets and aftershow with DJs in clubhouse.

SATURDAY 20TH JULY 2019
STOCKPORT RUFC – HEADLANDS RD – BRAMHALL
GATES OPEN NOON – 10PM AFTERSHOW PARTY

• Further info at Smash Hits Live. Book tickets at Skiddle. Early Bird tickets for the festival are on sale now.

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The 80s Pop Annual 2 – Double-Vinyl: It’s A Mystery

October 5th, 2018

80spopannual18aToyah’s debut Top 10 hit It’s A Mystery (from the 1981 Four From Toyah EP) is included on the forthcoming The 80s Pop Annual 2 double-vinyl compilation album.

The 80s Pop Annual 2 is the Latest Exclusive to Vinyl release on Demon Records. 4 Sides of Vinyl containing 30 Tracks of Essential Classic Pop of The Eighties. Housed in a Gatefold Sleeve with Original Artwork & Pressed on 2x 180G Heavyweight Vinyl. Hits from artists such as; Cyndi Lauper, Belinda Carlisle, The Bangles, The Jacksons, Adam & The Ants and many more.

Release information Label: Demon Records
Format: Vinyl • Date: 09/11/2018
Cat#: DEMRECOMP020 • Genre: Pop

• Further info on The 80s Pop Annual 2 here. Last year I Want To be Free was included on the first vinyl release - The 80s Pop Annual.

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