Archive for the ‘Official Toyah’ Category

Official Toyah: Desire/Record Store Day 2018

March 12th, 2018

“Dive in, be rescued” – As previously posted, Toyah’s second solo album, Desire, is being released on limited edition translucent red vinyl as a Record Store Day exclusive on 21 April 2018. See lots more info on the forthcoming release at…


Jubilee: “An Astonishing Last Show”

March 12th, 2018

Jubilee is a wrap. Thanks to the entire team & all our audiences x“, Toyah tweeted. She also Instagrammed: “Goodnight LIZZIE. What an astonishing last show. Thank u all. It has been a privilege“. (Photo © Official Toyah)


• Browse a summary of many of the reviews for Jubilee at the Lyric at See all of Dreamscape’s London news on Jubilee here and the Manchester production here.

Official Toyah: March 2018 Blog

March 12th, 2018

Toyah’s blog for March 2018 is available to read at


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Official Toyah: At The Rainbow

February 22nd, 2018

Official Toyah’s gorgeous At The Rainbow anniversary image, along with info on the gig:

On This Day 22.2.1981 Toyah performed a headline gig at the Rainbow Theatre, London with Joel Bogen, Phil Spalding, Nigel Glockler, Adrian Lee. The gig was hot on the feels of the EP Four From Toyah charting in the Top 40 singles chart. Safari Records decided to film the concert and record the audio on the Rolling Stones mobile recording unit. It was then licenced it to BBC who televised a 30-min edit and released a 55-min version on the recently launched home video market on #VHS and #Laserdisc formats, the latter containing Nick Tauber’s stereo mix. The full concert had a rather long set list but since the band had only recently formed they performed arrangements of material from the albums Sheep Farming and The Blue Meaning. They did however perform all 4 of the songs from the EP Four From Toyah which at this point were the only recordings they’d made together. The full set list for this gig was as below and the repeated encore versions of War Boys and Mystery were used in final video edit. (Image © Official Toyah)


Happy 38th!!: Bird in Flight/Tribal Look

February 16th, 2018

On This Day in 1980 Toyah’s double a-side single Bird In Flight/Tribal Look was released. The single was produced by Matt Dangerfield (The Boys) and recorded in Dec 1979 with Joel Bogen, Charlie Francis, Steve Bray & Pete Bush. Click below for a celebration collage from Official Toyah.


Happy 37th!!: Four From Toyah

February 15th, 2018

On Valentine’s Day 1981, the Four From Toyah EP entered the UK Top 40 singles chart. It would rise to a peak position of 4 and after many years of frequenting the Indie Charts would be the first of Toyah’s singles to cross into the mainstream. (Image © Official Toyah)


Click below to view Dreamscape’s 2011 30th Anniversary feature on the iconic EP,  and browse our sporadic Four From Toyah news posts - from 2012 onwards (go further back in time at our News Archive).


Official Toyah 2018: 60th Birthday / 40th Music Anniversary

February 15th, 2018

The year 2018 is one which includes several momentous milestones for Toyah. This includes her 60th birthday and the 40th anniversary of her music career as Toyah recorded her first studio demos with Joel Bogen in 1978. Stay tuned to Toyah’s official site, instagram, Twitter & Facebook for regular virtual slices of birthday cake!


Official Toyah: February 2018 Blog

February 15th, 2018

Read Toyah’s Blog for February 2018 at


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Official Toyah: January 2018 Blog

January 12th, 2018

Toyah’s first blog of 2018 is available to read at


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Official Toyah: December/Christmas 2017 Blog

December 14th, 2017

Toyah’s December/Christmas 2017 blog is available to read at


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Toyah’s December Adventures

December 14th, 2017

Check out Toyah’s December adventures at Twitter… (Photos © Toyah Willcox)


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Official Toyah: November 2017 Blog

November 10th, 2017

Read Toyah’s Blog for November 2017 at


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Jubilee: Toyah’s Message to Derek Jarman

November 10th, 2017

Within the fabric of the set….my hidden message to Derek Jarman“. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)


Jubilee: First Night Has Arrived

November 3rd, 2017

1st night has arrived. Soooooo excited“. Jubilee opened at the Royal Exchange Theatre last night. Click below to view the full version of the photo Toyah tweeted. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)


Stay Updated on TOYAH!

October 11th, 2017

Toyah just gets busier and busier - films, theatre, music, gigs and much more – stay updated on all things Toyah the best way there is, direct from my favourite workaholic herself – at Twitter.


Thanks to everyone who has been emailing about the lack of news posts here. After 17+ years of updates at this site and three years working on the Toyah fanzine without a break between 2013 – 2016 I decided 2017 would be a year of very sporadic updates at