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Toyah on TV: A Toyah Telly Christmas

December 24th, 2014

Top Of The Pops: The Story of 1976: Yesterday: Christmas Day: 11am
Top Of The Pops: The Story of 1976: Yesterday: Boxing Day: 11.20pm
Documentary examining how the BBC’s flagship pop show reflected changes in British music and culture during 1976. As the popularity of glam rock faded, no dominant musical scene emerged to replace it, leading to chart success for bands including Abba, Showaddywaddy, the Brotherhood of Man and the Wurzels – while outside the mainstream, punk rock was rapidly growing in popularity. Featuring contributions by Tony Blackburn, Paul Morley, Toyah Willcox, David Hamilton and Dave Haslam.

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100 Greatest Toys with Jonathan Ross: More 4: Christmas Day: 3pm
A countdown of the nation’s favourite games, gadgets and playthings, as decided by a Channel 4 online poll. Inventors and toymakers tell the inside stories of their creations and successes. (Toyah appears briefly, via 1981 “Rubik Cube” footage)

Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Christmas Day: 9pm
Cosy up with family and friends as Toyah Willcox brings you a selection of fine Christmas songs and a sprinkling of festive stories, surrounded by a variety of creatures great and small.  (This originally aired as a two-hour special. These are cut-down one hour programmes)

A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Christmas Day: 11.30pm
A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Saturday 27th December: 11pm
Presenters Toyah Willcox and Wizzard’s Roy Wood are cosying up by the fireplace with two guest artists on our new show as they talk Christmas and sing favourite festive songs. (Part 1)

The 100 Greatest Musicals: More4: Boxing Day: 4.35pm
The 100 Greatest Musicals: More4: Hogmanay/New Year’s Eve: 8pm
Part One, 100 – 51. Denise Van Outen presents the first in a two-part rundown of the 100 best musicals as voted for by viewers, featuring 42nd Street, 8 Mile and The Sound of Music. The first show counts down from 100 to 51 and features memorable clips from film, stage and TV, interspersed with interviews given by performers, directors, writers and choreographers. Also airing on More4 +1 and HD.

A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Boxing Day: 7pm
Snuggling up by the fireside with Toyah Willcox and Roy Wood for some Christmas chat and festive songs are pop rock act The Feeling and Imagination’s Leee John. (Part 2)

The 100 Greatest Musicals: More4: Sat 27th Dec: 4.10pm
The 100 Greatest Musicals: More4: New Year’s Day: 8pm
Part Two, 50 – 1. Denise Van Outen concludes the rundown of viewers’ favourite musicals, counting down from 50 to number one. Including memorable clips from film, stage and TV productions, plus contributions by celebrity fans, Hollywood movers and shakers, critics and journalists. Also airing on More4 +1 and HD.

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Christmas 2014: Toyah @ Vintage TV

December 22nd, 2014

christmas2013aFor the fourth consecutive year Toyah has been omnipresent on Vintage TV throughout December. This year the 2011 special Toyah’s Vintage Christmas, 2012’s Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo and 2013′s two-parter, co-hosted by Toyah and Roy Wood, A Very Vintage Christmas have all aired numerous times over the last few weeks.

There are still chances to catch both parts of A Very Vintage Christmas and Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo. Toyah will be popping up a couple of times on the channel on Christmas Day.

Here are the days and times for the final airings of Toyah’s specials on Vintage TV this Christmas.

Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Tuesday 23rd December: 11.30pm
Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Christmas Day: 9pm
Cosy up with family and friends as Toyah Willcox brings you a selection of fine Christmas songs and a sprinkling of festive stories, surrounded by a variety of creatures great and small.  (This originally aired as a two-hour special. These are cut-down one hour programmes)

A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Christmas Day: 11.30pm
A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Saturday 27th December: 11pm
Presenters Toyah Willcox and Wizzard’s Roy Wood are cosying up by the fireplace with two guest artists on our new show as they talk Christmas and sing favourite festive songs. (Part 1)

A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Boxing Day: 7pm
Snuggling up by the fireside with Toyah Willcox and Roy Wood for some Christmas chat and festive songs are pop rock act The Feeling and Imagination’s Leee John. (Part 2)

Toyah on TV: Maigret & The Hotel Majestic

December 21st, 2014

maigret14aMaigret: ITV Encore: Monday 12th Jan: 5.50pm
Maigret and the Hotel Majestic. Crime series featuring Georges Simenon’s celebrated Parisian detective. Maigret is called to the scene when a beautiful woman is found dead in the basement of the Hotel Majestic with a gun in her handbag. The Chief Inspector’s investigations initially centre around the staff at the hotel – until he discovers that the woman’s husband booked a trip to Rome that he never made. Starring: Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Hutchings, Michael Shannon, Toyah Willcox (1993). Also airing on ITV Encore HD and Plus 1.

Toyah on TV: The Janice Long Review Show #2

December 20th, 2014

jlrs12fThe edition of The Janice Long Review Show which featured a second guest appearance from Toyah, and a look back at the 1982 album ‘The Changeling’, is also being repeated next month. This originally aired in August 2012.

The Janice Long Review Show: Vintage TV
Tuesday 13th January: 3am
Toyah and Sex Pistols. Broadcaster Paul Sexton returns, alongside producer Trevor Horn and 80s starlet Toyah, to discuss her 1982 gothic release ‘The Changeling’ and Sex Pistols’ ground-breaking ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’.

Toyah on TV: The 100 Greatest Musicals

December 19th, 2014

The 100 Greatest Musicals: More4: Boxing Day: 4.35pm/Hogmany: 8pm
Part One, 100 – 51. Denise Van Outen presents the first in a two-part rundown of the 100 best musicals as voted for by viewers, featuring 42nd Street, 8 Mile and The Sound of Music. The first show counts down from 100 to 51 and features memorable clips from film, stage and TV, interspersed with interviews given by performers, directors, writers and choreographers. Also airing on More4 +1 and HD.

The 100 Greatest Musicals: More4: Sat 27th Dec: 4.10pm/New Year’s Day: 8pm
Part Two, 50 – 1. Denise Van Outen concludes the rundown of viewers’ favourite musicals, counting down from 50 to number one. Including memorable clips from film, stage and TV productions, plus contributions by celebrity fans, Hollywood movers and shakers, critics and journalists. Also airing on More4 +1 and HD.

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Toyah on TV: The Janice Long Review Show

December 19th, 2014

jlrs13aThe Janice Long Review Show, the first (of two), featuring Toyah as a guest is repeated early in 2015 on ‘Vintage TV’. This originally aired in July 2012.

The Janice Long Review Show: Vintage TV
Thursday 8th January: 3am
Earth, Wind and Fire and Seal. Prolific producer Trevor Horn, punk princess Toyah Willcox and music journalist Paul Sexton head to Boogie Wonderland to chat disco classic ‘I Am’ and UK No 1 ‘Seal II’, home to hit ‘Kiss From A Rose’.

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Toyah on TV: FM

December 17th, 2014

FM: 4Music: Monday 22nd December: 10.30pm
System Addict. Jane dares Dom to quit drinking, he challenges her to stop smoking and Lyndsay is set the task of finding a girlfriend. Including guest appearances by the Toyah Willcox and the Wombats, who perform My Circuitboard City. Comedy, starring Chris O’Dowd, Kevin Bishop and Nina Sosanya.

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Toyah on TV: Top Of The Pops: The Story Of 1976

December 14th, 2014

Originally shown in April 2011 on BBC4. Top Of The Pops: The Story Of 1976 is airing again over the festive season, on the Yesterday channel, with showings on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Toyah appears throughout the programme.

Top Of The Pops: The Story of 1976: Yesterday: Christmas Day: 11am
Top Of The Pops: The Story of 1976: Yesterday: Boxing Day: 11.20pm
Documentary examining how the BBC’s flagship pop show reflected changes in British music and culture during 1976. As the popularity of glam rock faded, no dominant musical scene emerged to replace it, leading to chart success for bands including Abba, Showaddywaddy, the Brotherhood of Man and the Wurzels – while outside the mainstream, punk rock was rapidly growing in popularity. Featuring contributions by Tony Blackburn, Paul Morley, Toyah Willcox, David Hamilton and Dave Haslam.

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Toyah Festive TV: A Very Vintage Christmas

December 12th, 2014

More festive Toyah viewing from the fantastic Vintage TV channel. (Photo © Vintage TV)

A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Sunday 14th December: 1am
A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Saturday 20th December: 8pm
A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Christmas Day: 11.30pm
A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Saturday 27th December: 11pm
Presenters Toyah Willcox and Wizzard’s Roy Wood are cosying up by the fireplace with two guest artists on our new show as they talk Christmas and sing favourite festive songs. (Part 1)

A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Sunday 14th December: 10am
A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Sunday 21st December: 10am
A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Boxing Day: 7pm
Snuggling up by the fireside with Toyah Willcox and Roy Wood for some Christmas chat and festive songs are pop rock act The Feeling and Imagination’s Leee John. (Part 2)

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Toyah Festive TV: At The Zoo/Vintage Christmas

December 12th, 2014

More upcoming air times/dates for Toyah’s Vintage TV festive specials. (Photo © Vintage TV)

Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Saturday 13th December: 10am
Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Sunday 14th December: 7pm
Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Tuesday 23rd December: 11.30pm
Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Christmas Day: 9pm
Cosy up with family and friends as Toyah Willcox brings you a selection of fine Christmas songs and a sprinkling of festive stories, surrounded by a variety of creatures great and small.  (This originally aired as a two-hour special. These are cut-down one hour programmes)

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Toyah’s Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Friday 12th December: 7pm
Toyah’s Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Tuesday 16th December: 10am
Toyah’s Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Wednesday 17th December: 6pm
Snuggle down by the fire with the family as punk princess, Toyah Willcox, introduces some of the finest Christmas videos of the 20th Century, sprinkled with a generous handful of fun festive facts.

Toyah on TV: Maigret & The Hotel Majestic

December 8th, 2014

maigret14aMaigret: ITV Encore: Saturday 20th Dec: 2.50pm
Maigret: ITV Encore: Monday 22nd Dec: 3am
Maigret and the Hotel Majestic. Crime series featuring Georges Simenon’s celebrated Parisian detective. Maigret is called to the scene when a beautiful woman is found dead in the basement of the Hotel Majestic with a gun in her handbag. The Chief Inspector’s investigations initially centre around the staff at the hotel – until he discovers that the woman’s husband booked a trip to Rome that he never made. Starring: Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Hutchings, Michael Shannon, Toyah Willcox (1993). Also airing on ITV Encore HD and Plus 1.

Toyah on TV: 100 Greatest Toys

December 6th, 2014

100 Greatest Toys with Jonathan Ross: Channel 4: Saturday 13th December: 6pm
100 Greatest Toys with Jonathan Ross: 4Seven: Sunday 14th December: 4pm

A countdown of the nation’s favourite games, gadgets and playthings, as decided by a Channel 4 online poll. Inventors and toymakers tell the inside stories of their creations and successes – including Action Man, Yahtzee, Barbie and Trivial Pursuit – while the children of yesteryear, namely today’s celebrities, authors, actors and journalists, take a nostalgic look back at the toys they loved. Also revealed is the inspiration behind the design of the Raleigh Chopper, the unlikely individual responsible for the creation of one of the world’s toughest action figures, and why the Vietnam War almost brought Britain’s Matchbox car range to an end. (Toyah appears briefly, via 1981 “Rubik Cube” footage)

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Toyah Festive TV: At The Zoo/Vintage Christmas

December 5th, 2014

More upcoming air times/dates for Toyah’s Vintage TV festive specials. (Photo © Vintage TV)

Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Sunday 7th December: 1am
Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Wednesday 10th December: 11pm
Cosy up with family and friends as Toyah Willcox brings you a selection of fine Christmas songs and a sprinkling of festive stories, surrounded by a variety of creatures great and small.  (This originally aired as a two-hour special. These are cut-down one hour programmes)

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Toyah’s Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Friday 5th December: 1pm
Toyah’s Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Friday 12th December: 7pm
Snuggle down by the fire with the family as punk princess, Toyah Willcox, introduces some of the finest Christmas videos of the 20th Century, sprinkled with a generous handful of fun festive facts.

Toyah on TV: Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

December 5th, 2014

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Yesterday: Wednesday 17th December: 9am
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Yesterday: Wednesday 17th December: 4pm
DJ Tony Blackburn and punk rocker Toyah Willcox take to the road, scouring the shops of York and Pickering in the hope of finding some poptastic period pieces to flog at auction. (Also airing on Yesterday +1)

Toyah Festive TV: A Very Vintage Christmas

December 2nd, 2014

More festive Toyah viewing from the fantastic Vintage TV channel. (Photo © Vintage TV)

A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Sunday 14th December: 1am
Presenters Toyah Willcox and Wizzard’s Roy Wood are cosying up by the fireplace with two guest artists on our new show as they talk Christmas and sing favourite festive songs. (Part 1)

A Very Vintage Christmas: Vintage TV: Sunday 14th December: 10am
Snuggling up by the fireside with Toyah Willcox and Roy Wood for some Christmas chat and festive songs are pop rock act The Feeling and Imagination’s Leee John. (Part 2)

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