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Toyah on TV: Top Of The Pops: 1981

January 9th, 2018

Top Of The Pops: 1981: BBC Four: Friday 12th January: 0.00am
Mike Read presents. Duran Duran (Planet Earth), Talking Heads (Once In A Lifetime), Adam & The Ants (Kings Of The Wild Frontier), Toyah (It’s A Mystery), Shakin’ Stevens (This Ole House), Motorhead & Girlschool (Please Don’t Touch), Phil Collins (I Missed Again), Kool & The Gang (Jones Vs Jones), Teardrop Explodes (Reward), The Who (You Better You Bet), Joe Dolce (Shaddap Your Face). This originally aired on BBC1 on 5th March 1981. Toyah’s appearance is a repeat of their first studio performance which aired two weeks previously on 19th February 1981.

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Top Of The Pops: 1981: BBC Four: Tuesday 16th January: 1.40am
Peter Powell presents. The Jacksons (Can You Feel It?), Sharron Redd (Can You Handle It?), Shakin’ Stevens (This Ole House), Dave Stewart & Colin Blunstone (What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted?), The Who (You Better You Bet), Stevie Wonder (Lately), Phil Collins (I Missed Again), Bucks Fizz (Making Your Mind Up), Visage (Mind Of A Toy), Duran Duran (Planet Earth), Toyah (It’s A Mystery), Roxy Music (Jealous Guy). This originally aired on BBC1 on 19th March 1981 and was Toyah’s second studio appearance/performance (pictured above).

Toyah on TV: Who’s Doing The Dishes?

January 9th, 2018

Who’s Doing The Dishes?: ITV2: Wednesday 10th January: 10.10am
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 TV: Minder (All Mod Cons)

January 9th, 2018

Minder: ITV4: Monday 15th January: 2.55pm
Minder: ITV4: Tuesday 16th January: 9.40am
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 Christmas TV: Festive TV & Radio 2017

December 20th, 2017

There’s a tinsel load of Toyah on TV and radio this festive season:

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Neil McCormick’s Needle Time: Vintage TV: Thursday 21st December: 4am
Neil Tennant’s Smash Hits Christmas: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Saturday 23rd December: 7.30am
Neil Tennant’s Smash Hits Christmas: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Saturday 23rd December 5.30pm
Neil Tennant’s Smash Hits Christmas: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Christmas Eve: 5.30am
Most Shocking Christmas TV Moments: My5: Christmas Eve: 10pm
A Very Vintage Christmas (Pt1): Vintage TV: Christmas Eve: 10pm
100 Greatest Toys with Jonathan Ross: More 4: Christmas Day: 9.15am
Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo: Vintage TV: Boxing Day: 1pm
A Very Vintage Christmas (Pt2): Vintage TV: Boxing Day: 10.30pm
Most Shocking Christmas TV Moments: My5: Thursday 28th December: 2am
The 100 Greatest Musicals (Pt1): More 4: Saturday 30th December: 9.55am
The 100 Greatest Musicals (Pt2): More 4: New Year’s Eve/Hogmanay: 9.45am
Quadrophenia: Film 4: New Years Day: 1.30am

Toyah on Christmas/New Year TV: Quadrophenia

December 17th, 2017

Quadrophenia: Film 4: New Years Day: 1.30am
The Who wrote and produced this energetic story of a young man disillusioned with his life in 1960s London. Phil Daniels excels as the alienated anti-hero Jimmy Cooper. Director: Franc Roddam. Starring: Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Toyah Willcox, Philip Davis, Mark Wingett, Sting, and Ray Winstone.

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