When 14 year
old Sandra Gibson saw Toyah Willcox in the TV
she became an instant fan. So she wrote to FAB's
Dream Come True department asking to meet Toyah.
And as we
too think that Toyah's really great, we were only
too happy to oblige. To give Sandra, from
Tottenham, North London, a first class outing we
arranged to meet Toyah at the Savoy Hotel for
tea. And Toyah flew in from Holland just to meet
one of her biggest fans!
very excited as our taxi drew up outside the
Savoy, which is one of the very best hotels in
London. We meet Toyah inside, where she had
turned quite a few heads. But with bright orange
and red hair that's hardly surprising.
were ushered to our very own private suite to be
served with tea. While we were waiting, Toyah
produced a whole bag of goodies which included
her latest single Ieya and her album The
Blue Meaning. She was surprised to see a 12
inch copy of the single. "Even I haven't got
one of these!" she exclaimed.
proved what a dedicated fan she was. At one point
Toyah told her that she had released three
you haven't," said Sandra, "it's
four!" Which is quite right too!
favourite record is first single, Victims Of
The Riddle, and it was Toyah's favourite
arrived and we all tucked into the Savoy's
delicate little sandwiches and their beautiful
When we had
finished tea Toyah had an extra surprise for
Sandra. She gave her a beautiful little silver
box which was inlaid with mother of pearl.
so pleased to meet a fan who really wanted to
meet me that I had to give her something
personal," said Toyah.
is every bit as nice as I thought she would
be." said Sandra as she set off home.
We have to
agree - she's one of the nicest people on the pop
scene today. Even so, the doormen at the Savoy
breathed a sigh of relief as a taxi whisked her
enough excitement for one day!