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Toyah on TV: Pointless Celebrities

July 16th, 2019

A repeat airing for last year’s Pointless Celebrities, with Toyah and Sonique, on BBC1 this weekend. (Photo © BBC)

Pointless Celebrities: BBC1: Sunday 21st July: 5.15pm
Music (Series 11, Episode 14). A special celebrity edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Glen Matlock, Slim Jim, Barbara Dickson, Ralph McTell, Keith Duffy, Brian McFadden, Sonique and Toyah Willcox.

Toyah on TV: Minder (All Mod Cons)

July 8th, 2019

Minder: ITV4: Tuesday 16th July: 3.40am
Minder: ITV4: Thursday 25th July: 0.55am
All Mod Cons. 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 and ITV4 +1.

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Toyah on TV: Celebrity Ghost Stories

July 8th, 2019

Celebrity Ghost Stories: Lifetime: Saturday 20th July: 10.45pm
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 TV: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30

July 8th, 2019

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Wednesday 10th July: 6pm
Pop legend Toyah brings 30 memorable videos featuring a cavalcade of clothing calamities from superstars including Bowie, Madonna, Adam Ant and many more in this crazy countdown!

Toyah on TV: Trailblazers – New Romantics

June 28th, 2019

Trailblazers: Sky Arts: Monday 8th July: 4pm
Trailblazers: Sky Arts: Tuesday 9th July: 10am
Trailblazers: Sky Arts: Sunday 14th July: 4am
New Romantics. Toyah Willcox and Billy Bragg are among those examining the New Romantic movement, from The Human League and Adam Ant, to David Bowie and Ultravox. (Series 1, Episode 16)

Toyah on TV: Video Killed The Radio Star

June 21st, 2019

There’s a repeat airing of the Toyah Special of Video Killed The Radio Star on Sky Arts early next month. This is its first repeat since premiering in August 2018.

Video Killed The Radio Star: Sky Arts: Tuesday 2nd July: 7pm
Toyah Willcox. (Series 7, Episode 6) An insight into the making of videos by Toyah Willcox, whose hits included It’s A Mystery, Thunder in the Mountains and I Want To Be Free.

Toyah on TV: Tales Of The Unexpected

June 21st, 2019

Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Tuesday 2nd July: 1pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Wednesday 3rd July: 9am
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Saturday 6th July: 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.

Toyah on the Radio: BBCR2 Good Morning Sunday

June 16th, 2019

Toyah will guest on BBC Radio 2’s Good Morning Sunday in a couple of weeks, on Sunday 30th June.

Toyah Willcox is back on tour and celebrating her 40 year career in music. Her new album, In The Court Of The Crimson Queen is described as a rally cry to forever living life out loud, proud and heard. As well as performing live in the Good Morning Sunday studio Toyah looks back over her career in music, on the stage and film.

Good Morning Sunday: BBC Radio 2: Sunday 30th June: 6am
The Rev Kate Bottley and Jason Mohammad present a show focusing on ethical and religious issues, with guests and spiritual music.

• Listen online live at the BBC Radio 2 website or post-airing at BBC Sounds.

Toyah on TV: Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!

June 16th, 2019

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s: Wednesday 19th June: 6pm
T’Pau’s Carol Decker brings a bit of Heart and Soul to a countdown of ’80s ladies who like to rock! With Joan Jett, Tina Turner, Stevie Nicks and Pat Benatar. (as well as Toyah via the Thunder In The Mountains video)

Toyah on TV: NOW 80s

June 3rd, 2019

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s:
Tuesday 4th June: 8pm
T’Pau’s Carol Decker brings a bit of Heart and Soul to a countdown of ’80s ladies who like to rock! With Joan Jett, Tina Turner, Stevie Nicks and Pat Benatar. (as well as Toyah via the Thunder In The Mountains video)

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s:
Wednesday 5th June: 10am
Pop legend Toyah brings 30 memorable videos featuring a cavalcade of clothing calamities from superstars including Bowie, Madonna, Adam Ant and many more in this crazy countdown!

80s Stars – Then and Now!: NOW 80s: Friday 7th June: 5am
Where are they now? Classic hits followed by their current songs, including Culture Club, Kylie, Toyah, Bucks Fizz, Tony Hadley, Tiffany, Rick Astley and T’Pau!

• Watch NOW 80s on Sky (Ch 371), Virgin Media (Ch 346), Freeview (Ch 83).

Toyah on the Radio: Sounds Of The 80s

June 3rd, 2019

Sounds Of The 80s with Gary Davies: BBC Radio 2: Wednesday 5th June: 3am
Rhythm Is Gonna Get You. Toyah Willcox guests on My 80s, whilst there’s a Gloria Estefan Mastermix!

Toyah on TV: Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

June 3rd, 2019

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Really: Friday 14th June: 7pm
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: BBCR2 Sounds Of The 80s TONIGHT!

May 31st, 2019

Sounds Of The 80s with Gary Davies: BBC Radio 2: Friday 31st May: 10pm
Rhythm Is Gonna Get You. Toyah Willcox guests on My 80s, whilst there’s a Gloria Estefan Mastermix!

• Listen online or at BBC sounds post airing – Here are some screenshots from Toyah’s last guest appearance on Sounds Of The 80s, back in 2015 when the show was presented by Sara Cox and also aired, visually, on BBC Red Button!

Toyah on TV: Kavanagh Q.C. (A Family Affair)

May 31st, 2019

The Drama channel recently started airing Kavanagh Q.C. from the first episode. A Family Affair, with Toyah, is being shown next week.

Kavanagh Q.C.: Drama: Tuesday 4th June: 8pm
A Family Affair. Kavanagh finds himself caught up in a bitter family feud when he represents a frustrated father who has kidnapped his son in a desperate attempt to win custody. On the home front, Kavanagh’s daughter wants to let her boyfriend stay overnight. Directed by Renny Rye. With John Thaw, Holly Aird, Robert Ashby, Toyah Willcox and Lisa Harrow.

• Drama is available to watch on Sky (Channel 143), Freeview (Channel 20), Virgin Media (Channel 130), Freesat (Channel 158), Sky Ireland (Channel 158), Virgin Media Ireland (Channel 164).

Toyah on the Radio: BBC Solent – Alex Dyke/The Wall Of Sound

May 23rd, 2019

BBC Radio Solent’s Alex Dyke will welcome Toyah as a guest this afternoon on his show, The Wall Of Sound. The programme airs for three hours from 1pm.

The Wall Of Sound: BBC Radio Solent: Thursday 23rd May: 1pm
With 80’s star Toyah, ahead of her appearance at the Theatre Royal in Winchester.

• Listen online at BBC Radio Solent’s website or at BBC Sounds post-airing.

Toyah on TV: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30

May 23rd, 2019

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Friday 24th May: 9am
Pop legend Toyah brings 30 memorable videos featuring a cavalcade of clothing calamities from superstars including Bowie, Madonna, Adam Ant and many more in this crazy countdown!

Toyah on TV: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30

May 15th, 2019

There’s another chance to see Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30 today on the NOW 80s music channel. Toyah’s pop countdown show airs for 2hrs 35mins.

NOW 80s television schedules appear to be quite fluid, so its best to check your TV guides for up-to-date info on when Toyah’s show is airing.

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s:
Wednesday 15th May: 6pm
Pop legend Toyah brings 30 memorable videos featuring a cavalcade of clothing calamities from superstars including Bowie, Madonna, Adam Ant and many more in this crazy countdown!

NOW 80s is a British music television channel, focusing exclusively on playing music from the 1980s. The channel launched in its current form on 27 December 2016, initially as a temporary pop-up rebrand of NOW Music, previously a contemporary pop channel; the 80s format was subsequently made permanent.

• Watch NOW 80s on Sky (Ch 371), Virgin Media (Ch 346), Freeview (Ch 83).

Toyah on the Radio: Highly Rated on Scala Radio

May 10th, 2019

Toyah guests on Penny Smith’s Highly Rated show on Radio Scala, airing at 7pm this evening.

Highly Rated: Scala Radio: Friday 10th May: 7pm
Join Penny Smith every Friday from 7-8pm for Highly Rated, Scala Radio’s roundtable show, in which guests select their cultural recommendations for the week ahead.

On tonight’s Highly Rated Penny Smith is joined by TV critic Emma Bullimore & pop icon Toyah.

Listen from 7pm to hear their cultural highlights alongside some great pieces which include a track from next week’s Album Of The Week by The Sixteen!

• Scala Radio is available on DAB digital radio, app, online and smart speaker, and is also now on Sky TV, channel 0216 – Full details of how to listen are availabe here. (Photo © Scala Radio)

Toyah on TV: Celebrity Ghost Stories

May 7th, 2019

Celebrity Ghost Stories: Lifetime: Saturday 18th May: 9pm
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 TV: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30

May 6th, 2019

There’s another chance to catch Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30. It airs again this Wednesday, at 12pm, on NOW 80s

Here’s the show’s full playlist: 30. Love and Pride – King, 29. Fade To Grey – Visage, 28. Bad Boys – Wham!, 27. The Slightest Touch – Five Star, 26. Synchronicity II – The Police, 25. You Think You’re A Man – Divine, 24. I Found Someone – Cher, 23. The Bitterest Pill (I Ever Had To Swallow) – The Jam, 22. Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye – Bananarama, 21. What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? – Shakin’ Stevens, 20. Touch Me (I Want Your Body) – Samantha Fox, 19. You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) – Dead Or Alive, 18. Things Can Only Get Better – Howard Jones, 17. Lucky Star – Madonna, 16. Just Say No – Grange Hill Cast, 15. London Town – Bucks Fizz, 14. The Look Of Love – ABC, 13. More Than This – Roxy Music, 12. Open Your Heart – The Human League, 11. Just Can’t Get Enough – Depeche Mode, 10. Blue Jean – David Bowie, 9. Ant Rap – Adam & The Ants, 8. Starting Together – Su Pollard, 7. The War Song – Culture Club, 6. Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You) – A Flock Of Seagulls, 5. Thunder In The Mountains – Toyah, 4. Too Shy – Kajagoogoo, 3. The Wild Boys – Duran Duran, 2. Wired For Sound – Cliff Richard, 1. I’m Not Perfect (But I’m Perfect For You) – Grace Jones. Bonus Track: Sensational – Toyah

Well, I’ve been taking an affectionate look at fellow pop stars and their styles so I had to balance things out with that. My hair, make-up and outfit on Thunder In The Mountains was pretty crazy. But I loved it!

Toyah on TV: Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30

May 1st, 2019

Toyah presents a new pop rundown show on the NOW 80s music channel this evening and also repeated this weekend. Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30 airs for 2hrs 30mins.

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s:
Wednesday 1st May: 6pm / Saturday 4th May: 9am

Pop legend Toyah brings 30 memorable videos featuring a cavalcade of clothing calamities from superstars including Bowie, Madonna, Adam Ant and many more in this crazy countdown!

NOW 80s is a British music television channel, focusing exclusively on playing music from the 1980s. The channel launched in its current form on 27 December 2016, initially as a temporary pop-up rebrand of NOW Music, previously a contemporary pop channel; the 80s format was subsequently made permanent.

Watch NOW 80s on Sky (Ch 371), Virgin Media (Ch 346), Freeview (Ch 83).