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Quadrophenia: 40th Anniversary in 2019

September 13th, 2018

Quadrophenia 40th in 2019… lots of great things happening. (Photos @ Toyah Willcox)

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Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

September 7th, 2018

1985thefilmaAmerica For Beginners 2018: Toyah tweeted: “Just heard 1st mix for AMERICA FOR BEGINNERS for the soundtrack album of @1985thefilm ….WOW! It’s totally different and very 1985!” – Continue reading…

BBC Scotland: Barmy Aunt Boomerang: Richard Madden is currently earning fulsome praise for his portrayal of Sergeant David Budd in BBC Oneʼs Bodyguard, but itʼs far from the first time heʼs been on our screens. Back in 1999, 13-year-old Richard starred in Barmy Aunt Boomerang as Sebastian, a boy whose life is thrown into chaos by the arrival of his ghostly aunt, played by Toyah Willcox – Continue reading at BBC Scotland…

Live 2018: Toyah still has Acoustic, Up Close & Personal gigs in Huddersfield, Evesham and two nights at Trading Boundaries in Sheffield Green, an Electric gig in Bedford PLUS those four #Toyah60/40 Years of Music concerts – More info/Ticket links here…

Outside Org: Thousands of party goers join Rewind Festival’s sold out 10th Birthday celebrations in Henley-On-Thames: The blissful weekend was compered by Toyah Willcox and The Doctor of Doctor & The Medics with DJ Massaoke keeping the tunes and sing-alongs going strong between the main stage performances, getting everyone hyped with some of the biggest 80s hits – Continue reading…

God’s Jukebox: Brave New World: Can’t have #HairWeek without Toyah. This was the lead single from her 4th album, The Changeling. The video was directed by David Mallet, who directed the Ashes to Ashes video for Bowie – Continue reading/watching…

Official Toyah: September 2018 Blog

September 3rd, 2018

Read Toyah’s September 2018 blog at toyahwillcox.com.

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Twitter: Four Photos From Toyah

August 20th, 2018

Check out all the latest news and happenings direct from Toyah at Twitter. Recent posts include: Backstage at Rewind South (Toyah was a Guest Presenter this weekend), Gary and Gemma Numan having tea with Toyah and Robert, playing Weyfest 2018 last night with The SAS Band, and re-recording America For Beginners for a forthcoming film. (All photos @ Toyah Willcox)

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Official Toyah: Toyah’s August 2018 Blog

August 12th, 2018

Read Toyah’s Blog for August 2018 at toyahwillcox.com.

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LIPA: Toyah Awarded Companionship from Paul McCartney

July 27th, 2018

Toyah and Nile Rodgers, pictured at today’s Liverpool Instutute For Performing Arts ceremony, with Paul McCartney. Toyah and Nile received Companionships at the institutes annual graduation ceremony from The Beatles’ legend.

Others honoured as Companions were Broadway and West End sound designer John Leonard, former CEO of Sony Music UK and Ireland Paul Burger, Ali Campbell – who’s a leading community arts practitioner and teacher, international lighting designer Felice Ross and dancer and choreographer Dean Lee. (Photo © Peter Byrne/PA)

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The Guide Liverpool: New LIPA Companions

July 26th, 2018

theguide18aNile Rodgers among new LIPA Companions

Award winning musical pioneer Nile Rodgers is to be made a Companion of The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) on Friday, 27 July 2018.

The award-winning composer, producer and guitarist will be one of seven luminaries of the arts and entertainment world to receive the accolade from LIPA’s co-founder Sir Paul McCartney at the Institute’s annual graduation ceremony. Nile, who co-founded the ground-breaking disco band Chic in 1976, is one of the industry’s most sought-after producers and collaborators and was inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame last year.

Toyah Willcox – who’s maintained a successful career as both a musician and an actor for over 40 years – will also be made a Companion. LIPA awards Companionships for two reasons: outstanding achievement and practical contribution to students’ learning.

lipa18aNile Rodgers and Toyah Willcox will be joined by Broadway and West End sound designer John Leonard, former CEO of Sony Music UK and Ireland Paul Burger, Ali Campbell – who’s a leading community arts practitioner and teacher, international lighting designer Felice Ross and dancer and choreographer Dean Lee.

• Continue reading at The Guide Liverpool. See further press reports on this at the Liverpool Echo and msn.com.

The Liverpool Institute For Performing Arts

July 24th, 2018

lipa18aToyah will be in attendance at The Liverpool Institute For Performing Arts, aka LIPA, this week, to receive an honour from possibly the most famous Liverpudlian on the planet… Paul McCartney

Toyah says in her latest blog: At the end of the month Paul McCartney is awarding me a Fellowship to LIPA in Liverpool. I need to write a short two minute speech to inspire the students….the challenge is how to condense such a message into two minutes!

Official Toyah: The Toyah Top 60

July 20th, 2018

The Top 20 of Toyah’s Top 60 was revealed last night by Official Toyah. Good to see so many Toyah classics, especially Thunder In The Mountains high up in the list. Just a brilliant pop single. Click below for the full Top 60, via various versions, at Toyah’s You Tube channel. #toyah60

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Official Toyah: Toyah’s July 2018 Blog

July 16th, 2018

Toyah’s blog for July 2018 is available to read at toyahwillcox.com.

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Classic Toyah: Raf Simons Spring 2019 Collection

July 13th, 2018

Classic Toyah has made it on to the catwalk via Raf Simons Spring 2019 collection. See Toyah’s tweet by clicking below. (Photos © Raf Simons)

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Worcester Stands Tall: Toyah’s Giraffe

July 13th, 2018

At last TOUCH THE WISHING STAR for Worcester Stands Tall is installed on Worcester High Street and it looks fab. Make your wish! xxxToyah at Twitter. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

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Toyah Live 2018: Celebrating 40 Years Of Music

June 24th, 2018

Toyah is celebrating her 40th year in music and her 60th Birthday later in the year with four special gigs, one of which takes place at The Fleece in Bristol on 1st November. Click on their promo image below for full details of all four gigs at Toyah’s Official Gigs page.

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Official Toyah: “4 Concerts in 3 Days…”

June 18th, 2018

A fab weekend of concerts for Toyah: “THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! to everyone who made Minehead, Lets Rock Leeds, Devizes and Bognor the best weekend ever! 4 concerts in 3 days…..bring it on xxx photos courtesy Gail Foster“. Click below to visit Toyah at Twitter.

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Toyah Visits Birmingham Old Rep

June 14th, 2018

Managed to visit the building where it all started for me. Birmingham Old Rep Theatre. It was wonderful to be back, thank u xxxx” – See the full photo at Twitter. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

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