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The Best Of Doctor Who: The Documentaries DVD

January 7th, 2014

bodw14aA new Doctor Who 3-disc DVD box set, The Best Of The Doctor 2005 – 2011: The Documentaries, is released tomorrow on Region 4. The DVD consists of all the BBC America Documentaries and will also include an episode to accompany each documentary. Included on the set are the specials Toyah appeared in:

Doctor Who: The Best of the Doctor
Doctor Who: The Best of the Monsters
Doctor Who: The Best of the Companions
Doctor Who: The Best of the Christmas Specials
Doctor Who: The Science of Doctor Who Info here
Doctor Who: The Women of Doctor Who Info here
Doctor Who: The Timey Wimey of Doctor Who Info Here
Doctor Who: The Destinations of Doctor Who Info Here
Doctor Who: Doctor Who in America

Discover whole new worlds behind three of your favourite Doctor’s; Christopher Eccleston, David Tenant and Matt Smith. Immerse yourself in a total celebration of all that is Doctor Who! These unique documentaries explore Doctor Who through the ideas and moments that make the series such an unforgettable experience. Be awed by the artistry and imagination of the series’ most iconic monsters, take an in-depth look at the Time Lord’s trusty companions Amy, Rory and River Song, gather a new perspective on the perplexing and confounding paradoxes of time travel; and venture beyond the known universe for extra surprises, facts and theories that could fill the TARDIS. A must-have for every fan, this collection will expand your knowledge and increase your appreciation for the universe of Doctor Who.

• View further info here. (Thanks to Doctor Who News)

Toyah on TV (America): Doctor Who Docu Specials

August 31st, 2012

All four of the recent ‘BBC America’ Doctor Who Specials are being reshown this weekend as part of the channel’s marathon DW Day. A 22-hour feast of Who! Toyah appears in at least three of the specials (though probably all four as I missed the first one).

The Science Of Doctor Who: BBC America: Saturday 1st September: 00.00am
Explore the real life science behind the biggest concepts and most iconic ideas in the incredible Doctor Who universe.

The Women Of Doctor Who: BBC America: Saturday 1st September: 1.00am
Behind every great time lord there’s a great woman. Whether they’re busting Daleks or the Doctor’s ego, the women of ‘Doctor Who’ prove that you don’t need testosterone to save the universe.

The Timey-Wimey Of Doctor Who: BBC America: Saturday 1st September: 2.00am
When the Doctor’s around, tomorrow is yesterday, yesterday is tomorrow and 18th century France is in your fireplace. Confused yet? Watch the Timey-Wimey of Doctor Who. You’ve already seen it in the future.

The Destinations Of Doctor Who: BBC America: Saturday 1st September: 3.00am
Leave the beach towel at home and take a trip to the end of the earth – literally. From the Starship UK to one very haunted hotel, you won’t find the destinations of “Doctor Who” in any guidebook.

The Women Of Doctor Who: BBC America Preview

August 10th, 2012

A preview of tomorrow night’s The Women Of Doctor Who special, airing on ‘BBC America’, is now available to view at You Tube. Guests discuss the character Donna Noble, including a brief clip of Toyah.

Click below to watch and here for larger versions of the screen caps. There’s also another, shorter, preview trailer. View that here (This doesn’t feature Toyah).

Revisit the Tenth Doctor’s beloved companion Donna Noble in this exclusive sneak peek at BBC America’s All New Special The Women Of Doctor Who. Don’t miss the World Premiere, Saturday Aug 11 at 9/8c. Who’s the greatest woman of Doctor Who? Vote here!

NB: Toyah may also have guested in last week’s The Science Of Doctor Who. I’ll let you know when I’ve watched it. If she does it probably means she will be appearing in all four specials.

BBC America: Doctor Who Documentary Specials

August 5th, 2012

Toyah recently mentioned that she was filming a Doctor Who documentary, “talking plots, facts, Daleks and Cybermen“, for American television. It’s possibly these? BBC America are to broadcast four new special documentaries in the lead-up to their premiere of the next series of Doctor Who. Forming part of their ‘Supernatural Saturday’ themed evenings, the first documentary will be broadcast on Saturday 4th August. (Yikes! That was yesterday!!)

The Science Of Doctor Who: BBC America: Saturday 4th August: 9.00pm
Explore the real-life science behind the biggest concepts and most iconic ideas in the incredible Doctor Who universe.

The following weeks will see documentaries on The Women of Doctor Who (11th August), The Timey-Wimey of Doctor Who (18th August), and The Destinations of Doctor Who (25th August). [Thanks to Doctor Who News & BBC America]

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Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

August 2nd, 2013

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Doctor Who: BBC Worldwide have announced details of Doctor Who: The Complete Seventh Series DVD set in Regions 2 and 1. Both include the BBC America documentary The Science Of Doctor Who, one of a series of four programmes Toyah contributed to in July and August of last year – Full info on the release at Doctor Who News – Read here…

Worcester Standard: Last chance to enter exclusive Upton Music Festival competition: Standard readers have just one week left to enter our exclusive competition which offers one lucky winner the chance to arrive at one of Worcestershire’s biggest ever music festivals in style. Upton Music Festival, which takes place over the August Bank Holiday from August 23 to 25, has unveiled its best ever line up including soul legend Alexander O’Neal, 70s rockers Slade, Neville Staple and Pershore’s very own Toyah Willcox – (closing date is Friday 9th August) – Enter here…

Dark Night of the Soul with Julie: Toyah was, once again, included in Julie’s WFMU radio show playlist – ‘The Helium Song’ was played last night – Full show details here…

Toyah 1979: Another rare shot of Toyah from 1979 has recently went on sale at ebay – View it here… (Thanks to Lärwi)

Giving To George’s: Stories From 2012: Toyah opening their children’s art exhibition last year is included in St George’s newly compiled “Stories From 2012” – View here…

You Tubing: A blink and you’ll miss her appearance by Toyah in this clip – Original footage taken from a TV show from about 1993 with Toyah Willcox in the Sun Rooms, Southend. Additions with the TX boys being ‘creative’. Hard to believe it was 20 years ago – Watch here…

It’s Slade: The documentary Toyah contributed opinions to in 1999 was repeated again on BBC Four on Monday night. It’s available online, in the UK, for the next few days at BBC iPlayer – Watch here…

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