Archive for the ‘Radio’ Category

Toyah on the Radio: BBC Radio 4 Extra: The Lee Mack Show

January 20th, 2017

leemack14aThe Lee Mack Show: BBC Radio 4 Extra
Monday 30th January: 10.30pm
Episode 6 of 6. Toyah Willcox joins the sharp comedian for stand-up, sketches and music. With Angela McHale and Steve Brown. From April 2005. Includes a great performance of Guns N’ Roses ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ by Toyah.

• Listen online at the BBC website. The programme will also be available, post-broadcast, at BBC iPlayer.

Radio: Toyah @ BBC iPlayer Radio

January 17th, 2017

There’s a great selection of past Toyah at BBC Radio 4 content currently available to listen to at BBC iPlayer Radio; Great Lives: Toyah Willcox on Katharine Hepburn (originally aired in September 2015), Ramblings: Toyah takes Clare Balding for a walk in Worcestershire (February 2013), Woman’s Hour: Toyah on being a punk (February 2012), A Good Read: Book reviews (March 1998), and Saturday Live: Toyah’s shares her secret life (August 2011).


BBC Wiltshire: Interview @ BBC iPlayer

December 23rd, 2016

bbcwiltshire15aAs mentioned, Toyah guested on Graham Seaman’s show on BBC Radio Wiltshire yesterday afternoon, via a pre-recorded interview.

Toyah appears at approximately 14m into the programme, discussing bucket lists, and the chat lasts for around five minutes.

• Listen to the show/interview at BBC iPlayer.

Toyah Willcox Interview Archive: Radio Interviews

December 23rd, 2016

Read full transcripts of a selection of Toyah’s recent BBC radio interviews at The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive. Explore the site for further Toyah interviews, content and resources too.


Toyah on the Radio: BBC Wiltshire TODAY!!

December 22nd, 2016

bbcwiltshire15aToyah is guesting on Graham Seaman’s show on BBC Radio Wiltshire today. The programme airs from Midday to 2pm.

Toyah Willcox & A Christmas Cracker
Wiltshire’s Toyah Willcox talks life over 50 & Graham’s special Christmas cracker guest!

• Listen live at the BBC Wiltshire website, and post-airing at BBC iPlayer.

BBC Hereford & Worcester: Interview @ BBC iPlayer

December 17th, 2016

bbchereford16aAs mentioned, Toyah guested on BBC Hereford & Worcester yesterday, chatting to Tammy Gooding on her radio show.

Toyah appears at approximately 1hr 16m into the programme for the first part of the chat, discussing her age, “bucket list” – which includes visiting various countries, making pottery, and cutting a diamond – and her future…

The second part of the interview begins around 1hr 35m in – With Toyah paying tribute to Greg Lake, and talking about the Walk of Stars event, her punk days, new films, the 80s Invasion Tour and more.

• Listen to the show/interview at BBC iPlayer.

Toyah on the Radio: BBC Hereford & Worcester

December 16th, 2016

bbchereford16aToyah is making a festive guest appearance on Tammy Gooding’s radio show on BBC Hereford & Worcester today. The programme airs from 1pm to 4pm.

Singer Toyah Willcox: The singer and actress chats with Tammy about bucket lists and Christmas in Pershore. Plus Andrew Nash reviews the new Star Wars movie on Film Friday. Plus great music – including the ‘Top Ten From When?’

• Listen live at the BBC Hereford and Worcester website, and post-airing at BBC iPlayer.

BBC Radio Wales: Wynne Evans Show

December 13th, 2016

bbcwales15bToyah guested on Wynne Evan’s show on BBC Radio Wales yesterday.

Toyah on Over-50′s Bucket Lists & Wynne has the Icing on the Cake: Adrenaline thrills and age-defying adventures – actress & singer Toyah Willcox on bucket-lists for the over 50s Plus How to make a Christmas cake.

• Listen to the show at BBC iPlayer (Available for the next month).

Toyah on the Radio: Interview/Live Songs on BBC Radio London

September 9th, 2016

bbclondon16aToyah was interviewed on Jo Good’s BBC Radio London show earlier today.

Toyah talked playing live, her eclectic career, playing Peter Pan in the 90s, Trafford Tanzi in the 80s, working at The National Theatre, looking after her voice, living at Reddish House, her favourite memory from the early 80s (The Old Grey Whistle Test, Christmas Eve 1981), the 80s Invasion Tour 2017, tonight’s gig at the Islington O2, Crime and Punishment at The Scoop and more.

Toyah also performed live versions of I Want To Be Free and It’s A Mystery.

• The interview begins approximately 10 minutes into the show, lasted around 20 minutes (including the songs) and is available to listen to at BBC iPlayer. (Photo © BBC Radio London)


Toyah on the Radio: 80s Invasion Tour Interviews

September 7th, 2016

80sinvasion16bListen out for a number of forthcoming Toyah radio interviews, just confirmed by the Breaking Through newsletter. These will be promotion for the 80s Invasion Tour 2017.

Toyah is guesting on Jo Good’s BBC Radio London show this Friday (9th September). The programme begins at 1pm.

There will also be Toyah interviews on BBC Surrey, BBC Hereford, BBC Stoke, Metro Radio, Gaydio and Talk Radio. As well as another visit to Sara Cox’s Sounds of the 80s on BBC Radio 2.

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BBC Radio London: Toyah Interview

September 5th, 2016

mysterymix13aToyah guested on Gaby Roslin’s BBC Radio London show yesterday afternoon, a three-hour marathon of chat and music.

The interview begins at approximately 15 minutes into the show with a play of It’s A Mystery, and lasted for 15 minutes but Toyah was a studio guest for most of the programme.

She chatted about how busy she currently is with gigs, films etc, discussed her music being used in Crime and Punishment, not letting technology completely take over, her health, her mindset “I’m still a punk” and much more.

• Listen to the full show at BBC iPlayer.

Tone FM: Win – Pair of Tickets to ‘Music In The Meadow’

September 5th, 2016

mitm16aWin a pair of tickets to ‘Music In The Meadow’ at Secret World Wildlife Rescue on Saturday 10th September.

Somerset’s newest festival, Music in the Meadow, sees Yeovil bands Storm and Daytona, Castle Cary’s A Cunning Plan, Twerzels (the West Country’s finest Wurzels Tribute band) and Luna-C from Wedmore, taking to the stage to support Steve Harley and his band. Punk icon Toyah Willcox will also play at this all-day family event.

• Continue reading/Enter competition at Taunton’s Tone FM. More information on this new one-day festival, which is aiming to raise money for a fantastic cause, here.

Toyah on the Radio: Gaby Roslin Show/BBC Radio London

September 3rd, 2016

bbclondon16aToyah guests on Gaby Roslin’s show on BBC Radio London tomorrow afternoon. The programme begins at 3pm and lasts for three hours.

Live music from Ward Thomas, Toyah Willcox talks about “Crime and Punishment” and actress Sadie Frost on “Britten in Brooklyn”.

• Listen online at the BBC website, or post-airing, at BBC iPlayer.

BBC Radio London: Phil Willmott Interview

August 27th, 2016

cprm16ePhil Willmott, director of the soon to premiere Crime & Punishment discussed the production on BBC Radio London yesterday.

As well as talking about the new rock musical and the origins and genesis of it, he also elaborated on Toyah’s involvement in his adaption of Crime and Punishment, the history of free theatre in general, and much more.

• Listen to the interview at BBC iPlayer – Phil appears approximately 38 minutes into the show.

Toyah on the Radio: 6 Music Live Hour

August 27th, 2016

bbcr6cAnother chance to hear Toyah’s 1981 Christmas Eve Drury Lane concert early next month on BBC 6 Music.

6 Music Live Hour: BBC 6 Music
Monday 5th September: 3am

Chris Hawkins presents Toyah at the Theatre Royal, London, in 1981, plus BBC sessions from Kinky Machine and Stars of Heaven. (Available at BBC iPlayer after airing)