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Toyah on TV: Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

October 16th, 2018

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip, with Toyah and Tony Blackburn, which originally aired in October 2011 on BBC Two, is showing again next week on Really – Sky 142, Virgin Media 129, Freeview 17, Freesat 160, Sky (Ireland) 155 – Click below to view larger screen caps.

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Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Really: Friday 26th October: 8pm
Series 1, Episode 4. Tony Blackburn and Toyah Willcox take to the road with antiques experts Charlie Ross and Charles Hanson. Their journey starts in the historic town of York and ends up with an auction in Stansted, Essex.

Toyah on the Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Personality Test

October 16th, 2018

bbcr4ex17aToyah hosting The Personality Test, the 30-minute radio quiz that’s, essentially, all about her, airs again later this month on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

The 30 minute radio show was originally broadcast in 2007, on BBC Radio Four, with guests including Sue Perkins and Robin Ince. It will be available at BBC iPlayer post-broadcast.

The Personality Test: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Friday 26th October: 9am/4pm
The Personality Test: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Saturday 27th October: 4am
Toyah Willcox chairs the comedy quiz in which all the questions are about the guest host. Panellists are Sue Perkins, Caroline Quinlan, Robin Ince and Will Smith.

Toyah on TV: Trailblazers: Punk

October 16th, 2018

Trailblazers: Sky Arts: Friday 26th October: 2am/5pm
Trailblazers: Sky Arts: Sunday 28th October: 1pm
Trailblazers: Sky Arts: Monday 29th October: 12pm
Punk. Narrated by Noddy Holder, this eye-opening series turns its attention to the origins of punk music. With Toyah Willcox and DJ Annie Nightingale. (Episode, Series 1, Episode 5)

Toyah on TV: Who’s Doing The Dishes?

October 16th, 2018

Who’s Doing The Dishes?: Virgin Media Three: Monday 29th October: 1pm
Toyah Willcox. Brian McFadden presents the dining challenge. Will it remain a mystery that Toyah Willcox is the celebrity host when she throws a dinner party for four complete strangers?

Toyah on TV: Tales Of The Unexpected

October 10th, 2018

Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Tuesday 23rd October: 3.30pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Wednesday 24th October: 4.30am
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Saturday 27th October: 8.30am
Blue Marigold. Series 5, Episode 1. Dropped by her agency for her diva-like behaviour, supermodel Marigold’s mental health deteriorates. Years later, she plots a comeback. Director: Giles Foster. Starring: Toyah Willcox, Ralph Bates, Sharon Duce, Helen Fraser, Billy Hamon, Edward Jewesbury.

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Toyah on TV: Who’s Doing The Dishes?

October 4th, 2018

Who’s Doing The Dishes?: Virgin Media Three: Monday 15th October: 10am
Toyah Willcox. Brian McFadden presents the dining challenge. Will it remain a mystery that Toyah Willcox is the celebrity host when she throws a dinner party for four complete strangers?

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

September 16th, 2018

leemack14aThe Lee Mack Show: BBC Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 22nd September: 10pm
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.

Toyah on TV: Who’s Doing The Dishes?

September 11th, 2018

Who’s Doing The Dishes?: Virgin Media Three: Monday 17th September: 10am
Toyah Willcox. Brian McFadden presents the dining challenge. Will it remain a mystery that Toyah Willcox is the celebrity host when she throws a dinner party for four complete strangers?

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Toyah on the Radio: 6 Music Live Hour

August 20th, 2018

bbcr6cAnother chance to hear highlights from Toyah’s 1981 Christmas Eve Drury Lane concert, originally broadcast on The Old Grey Whistle Test on BBC2 on Christmas Eve 1981, at the end of the month on BBC 6 Music’s Live Hour.

6 Music Live Hour: BBC 6 Music
Wednesday 29th August: 2.30am
Toyah in concert at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London in 1981, plus a session recorded by the Quads on this date (29th August) in 1979 and one from Stereophonics (22/1/1997). Presented by Chris Hawkins. Duration: 1 hour. (Available at BBC iPlayer after airing)

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Toyah and The Moondogs: Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC’s archive of live music. Tonight including Toyah recorded at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London in 1981, plus The Moondogs in session.

Toyah on TV: Celebrity Eggheads

August 20th, 2018

eggheads18aToyah is guesting on Celebrity Eggheads at the end of the month on BBC2, alongside Simon Greenall, Nick Higham, YolanDa Brown and Katie Derham.

Celebrity Eggheads: BBC2: Friday 31st August: 6pm
Series 9, Episode 15. Jeremy Vine hosts a special celebrity edition of the show where every day, a new team of challengers take on arguably the greatest quiz team in Britain – the Eggheads. Can a team from the world of arts and entertainment, featuring actor Simon Greenall, singer Toyah Willcox, arts correspondent Nick Higham, award-winning saxophonist YolanDa Brown and Proms presenter Katie Derham, triumph over the general knowledge goliaths and win the cash prize for their charity?

Toyah on the Radio: Beautiful Britain

August 20th, 2018

Beautiful Britain: BBC Radio 4: Saturday 1st September: 10.30am
Over the sound of ripping wax-strips, nail drills, clippers and trimmers, Toyah Willcox invites us to eavesdrop on usually private conversations taking place in hair and beauty salons across the UK. Duration: 30 minutes. (Photo © BBC)

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Toyah on TV: Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

August 18th, 2018

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip, with Toyah and Tony Blackburn, which originally aired in October 2011 on BBC Two, is showing again next week on Really – Sky 142, Virgin Media 129, Freeview 17, Freesat 160, Sky (Ireland) 155 – Click below to view larger screen caps.

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Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Really: Friday 24th August: 7pm
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Really: Saturday 25th August: 12pm
Series 1, Episode 4. Tony Blackburn and Toyah Willcox take to the road with antiques experts Charlie Ross and Charles Hanson. Their journey starts in the historic town of York and ends up with an auction in Stansted, Essex.

Toyah on TV: Minder (All Mod Cons)

August 18th, 2018

Minder: ITV4: Wednesday 22nd August: 2.55pm
Minder: ITV4: Thursday 23rd August: 9.30am
Minder: ITV4: Friday 24th August: 2.05am
Minder: ITV4: Monday 27th August: 1.30am
All Mod Cons. Drama series about the shady dealings of a spiv and his reluctant sidekick. While Terry is trying to evict two squatters, Arthur decides to sell Terry’s flat without his permission. Meanwhile, Terry gets a job minding at a local club and ends up getting into more trouble than he had planned for when he realises the club’s manager is on the fiddle. Starring: George Cole, Dennis Waterman, Toyah Willcox, Simon Cadell, James Ottaway, and Tony Osaba. (Series 2, Episode 8, 1980). Also showing on ITV4 HD.

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Toyah on TV: Celebrity Ghost Stories

August 18th, 2018

Celebrity Ghost Stories: Lifetime: Saturday 25th August: 11pm
Celebrity Ghost Stories: Lifetime: Sunday 26th August: 1.50am
Series 1, Episode 6. Sue Cook reveals creepy encounters with a malevolent nutcracker and a UFO, Toyah Willcox speaks of a spooky apparation, and Alex Fearns discusses sinister sounds he caught on tape.

Toyah on the Radio: BBC WM: The Other Side Of…

August 4th, 2018

bbcwm12aToyah guests on BBC Radio WM’s The Other Side Of… tomorrow at Midday, discussing her career, early years, the music of Kate Bush and more. The programme has a running time of 60 minutes.

Listen to a short excerpt from the show – “I was not scared of being disliked by men” says Toyah.

The Other Side Of…: BBC Radio WM: Sunday 5th August: 12pm
Celebrating 40 years in show business in her 60th year. She talks about growing up in Kings Heath, how Top Of The Pops helped her stay alive and the power of Kate Bush’s music.

• Listen to the interview live while it airs or post airing at BBC iPlayer Radio. (Photo © BBC)

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