Live 2018: Toyah Willcox Returns to Acapela Cardiff

May 19th, 2018

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Saturday 2nd June 2018

Household name, pop icon, TV presenter, and stage/screen actress (Calamity Jane, Cabaret, Peter Pan, Jubilee, Quadrophenia) Toyah comes to Acapela in June with her Acoustic, Up Close & Personal show.

A talented duo of guitarists, Chris Wong and Colin Hinds, accompany Toyah on meticulous and melodic acoustic versions of the hits It’s A Mystery, Thunder In The Mountains, I Want To Be Free and Good Morning Universe through to Sensational.

Joining the above on this occasion is bass player Mike Nichols.

• Continue reading/Book tickets at acapela.co.uk.

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Four From Toyah: Birthday Edition EP

May 19th, 2018

Fantastic to see the Four From Toyah: Birthday Edition EP doing so well on its first day of release yesterday. Great new songs from Toyah and Simon Darlow, it’s always special to hear new music from Toyah. Click below to download. (Thanks to Official Toyah for the FFT flyer design)

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Four From Toyah: Robert Fripp is a Telepathic Lover!

May 19th, 2018

What’s caused Robert to shake his money maker to Telepathic Lover by Toyah? The news that Four From Toyah (Birthday Edition) is No.1 In Amazon’s Rock Digital Charts pre-order and No.12 in Digital Albums charts as well.

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Manchester Evening News: Ooh Gary Davies

May 19th, 2018

Great retro shot of Toyah and Gary Davies (from 1987) included in yesterday’s Manchester Evening News feature on the DJ returning to BBC Radio… Gary Davies pictured in the 1980s with music icon Toyah Willcox. (Photo © Peter Stone/DailyMirror)

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Toyah on TV: Pointless Celebrities

May 19th, 2018

A repeat airing on BBC1 next weekend for Pointless Celebrities, with Toyah guesting, which originally aired in September 2016. (Photo © BBC)

Pointless Celebrities: BBC1: Saturday 26th May: 5.55pm
Music. A special celebrity music edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Fish and Barbara Dickson, Nick Heyward and Toyah Willcox, Heather Small and Mari Wilson, and Jessica Taylor and Kelli Young.

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Toyah 60: “This Is Just The Beginning”

May 18th, 2018

A faberoonie birthday photo of Toyah. She tweeted today: “Yeh! BRING IT ON! This is just the beginning“. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

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Express: Toyah Willcox Turns 60

May 18th, 2018

express13aToyah Willcox turns 60: Singer looks unrecognisable in series of racy unearthed snaps

Toyah Willcox is celebrating her 60th birthday today and throwback pictures of the singer show her looking a world away from her present appearance.

Across the multi-talented star’s 40-year career, she has scored 12 charting singles, recorded 24 albums, appeared in 40 stage plays, 20 films and has written two books. In one unearthed snap, the singer was captured mid-performing in 1997 play Cabaret, one of her most memorable stage appearances.

• Continue reading at the Express for some great photos and utterly ridiculous “journalism”.

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Four From Toyah: Birthday Edition @ Amazon

May 18th, 2018

fft18cGreat news for Toyah on her birthday.

The Four From Toyah: Birthday Edition EP is doing brilliantly in Amazon’s Best Sellers lists.

As of 15 minutes ago the EP was number 2 in the Rock Albums chart, 4 in the Hot New Releases chart, and number 8 in the Album chart.

These lists are updated hourly.

The new EP includes four new and previously unreleased songs written by Toyah and Simon Darlow:

1. Telepathic Lover 2. Who Let The Beast Out 3. Fire Escape 4. Our Hearts Still Beat

• Four From Toyah: Birthday Edition was released today and is available to download from Amazon by clicking below. It’s also available to download from iTunes and to stream at Spotify.

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Happy 60th Birthday to Toyah

May 18th, 2018

Many Happy Returns to Toyah, who is celebrating turning 60 today. Wishing Toyah a fun filled day and a wonderful future decade. #Toyah60

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Toyah 60: Four Tours From Toyah

May 17th, 2018

Only a couple of hours until Toyah’s Birthday, just enough time to revisit a selection of Toyah’s fantastic tours from the Twenty Tens: From Sheep Farming To Anthem (2011); The Changeling Resurrection (Spring 2012); The Changeling Resurrection II (Autumn 2012); Love Is The Law & More (2013). Currently most of Dreamscape’s Gallery is offline, but all four of these tour galleries are available by clicking on each image below…

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Culture Fix: Music: Toyah Returns With New EP

May 17th, 2018

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Legendary British pop-rocker Toyah Willcox releases brand new EP, Four from Toyah (Birthday Edition) on May 18th. This marks Toyah’s long-awaited return to solo recording – with her last recordings being 2008′s In the Court of the Crimson Queen LP and 2011′s 21st Century Supersister .

The EP includes four new and previously unreleased songs written by Toyah and Simon Darlow. These include…

1. Telepathic Lover 2. Who Let The Beast Out 3. Fire Escape 4. Our Hearts Still Beat

Of course, true to fashion, Toyah will also delight fans with typically stunning artwork which you can see below.

• Continue reading at Culture Fix.

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Official Toyah: 60th Birthday Blog: “Be Proud, Be Loud, Be Heard”

May 17th, 2018

Toyah’s blog for May 2018 – her 60th Birthday Blog – is available to read at toyahwillcox.com.

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Toyah @ Derby Film Festival 2018: Photos

May 17th, 2018

Toyah was a special guest for an In Conversation event at the Derby Film Festival 2018 on May 5th. She discussed her screen career and more at the festival, which also screened Jubilee and The Tempest as part of its programme. Here are photos from Toyah Willcox: In Conversation. Please click below to view larger versions and read all of our Derby Film Festival 2018 news here. (Thanks to Peter, pictured with Toyah, for the photos | Photos © Peter Beecham)

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Official Toyah: Anniversary & Birthday Photos

May 17th, 2018

Two great photos shared on social media yesterday in celebration of Toyah and Robert’s wedding anniversary and Mr Fripp’s 72nd birthday. (Photos © Toyah Willcox/Official Toyah)

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Toyah 60: Toyah’s Birthday 2006

May 17th, 2018

Just a day to go until Toyah’s 60th. Over the last few weeks we’ve been revisiting previous birthdays and retro content while counting down to 18th May. 12 years ago Dreamscape celebrated Toyah’s birthday with special updates all over the site. Click below to take a trip back to May 2006.

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