The Face Behind The Voice - Toyah Willcox

Age: 49 
Current Job: Plays Siobhan in the BBC Asian Network's Silver Street, Sun-Fri. 1.30pm. Presents ITV's The People's 50 Million Lottery Giveaway (Thu, 11.05pm). Her new single is Latex Messiah. 
CV: Joined the National Theatre company at 18. She's had 13 Top 40 singles, recorded 20 albums and written two books. Her work as an actress includes the title role in Calamity Jane and Miranda in Derek Jarman's The Tempest. Recently played Billie Piper's mother in Secret Diary Of A Call Girl. Radio plays include Headcrash and Peter Pan. 
Best Moment: "Playing Wembley Arena in 2003 - gob-smacking!" 
Worst Moment: "Always when I hear the words: "It's a wrap". I hate it when a job finishes." 
Off Air: "I live in an old house in rural Worcestershire with my husband, guitarist Robert Fripp and a large rabbit, William Fredrick. We also have a French apartment near Nice." 
Ambition: "To star on Broadway and in Los Angeles, and to win a Bafta." 
Dream Job: "Playing a saint or psycho in a TV drama - they're the most interesting people."

Radio Times
December 2007