Archive

Archive for the ‘The Ebony Tower’ Category

Christmas 2019: Day 6: The Ebony Tower

December 6th, 2019

christmas2018bChristmas 1984, The Ebony Tower written by John Fowles and originally published in 1974 – aired on ITV on the 9th December.

Toyah filmed the 90-minute television drama, which was produced by Granada TV, in the Dordogne region of France during the Summer of 1983. She starred alongside Sir Laurence Olivier, Greta Scacchi and Roger Rees.

View promo shots from the drama here and here. Read an interview with Toyah, published when The Ebony Tower aired, by Outlook magazine, and another from around the same time, by Cosmopolitan magazine. Read Dreamscape’s 2011 DVD review, and view a couple of our fan adverts. (Thanks to andy for the screen cap below)

ebonytower13d

Remember 1983: The Ebony Tower

September 5th, 2013

Around this time, late Summer, 30 years ago in 1983 Toyah was in the Dordogne region of France filming John Fowles’ The Ebony Tower alongside Sir Laurence Olivier, Greta Scacchi and Roger Rees. The drama, made by Granada Television, eventually aired on ITV in December 1984. We can’t look back at Toyah’s 1983 without including one of her most memorable acting roles. View promo shots from the film herehere, here and here. Read an interview with Toyah, published when The Ebony Tower aired, by Outlook magazine. Read Dreamscape’s 2011 DVD review, and view a couple of our fan adverts. (Thanks to Andi)

ebonytower13d

Classic Toyah: The Ebony Tower

August 20th, 2012

A couple of pretend “adverts” for The Ebony Tower, using great stills from the ITV drama.