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Toyah Songwords: Paradise Child 28 February, 2012
Songwords to The Changeling's lost song 'Paradise Child'. Written by Toyah and Joel Bogen, recorded during the album sessions in 1982, and produced by Steve Lillywhite. The song was eventually released on the Safari Records Toyah compilation album 'Mayhem' in 1985. An earlier version of the song. 'Silly Little Girls', was also recorded. Click below to view a larger version.

 
The Changeling Resurrection 2012: Tour Posters 27 February, 2012
A couple of posters for Toyah's 'The Changeling Resurrection 2012' Glasgow date at The Classic Grand. Click below to view larger versions of both.

 
Toyah 1977 - 1980 + Mark Henry 25 February, 2012
With just two weeks until Dreamscape closes (though the site is finishing with a bang - The Changeling 30!) here's a reminder why I started this site, why I've always been a Toyah fan and will remain so... Please click below to view a larger version of the TOYAH 77-80 collage. Incidentally the other photo below finally confirms that the early b&w photos do include bassist Mark Henry. This is him, with Steve Bray, in their band before Toyah. The Boyfriends. (Thanks to Mark Taylor)

 
Toyah Live 2012: More Gigs Confirmed 25 February, 2012
Toyah's Official Gigs page has been updated this week with confirmation of more live dates for 2012.

These include the 'Here and Now' Weekender at Minehead, with Toyah playing on Sunday 27th May.

There's also a live PA at the Stroke Association 20th Anniversary ball in County Durham, and the 'Here and Now' concert at Lytham St Annes Festival. Toyah is also playing 'Let's Rock The Moor' in Cookham, Berkshire on Saturday 12th May.

• Visit the Official Toyah Gigs page
here. Click to the left to visit the H&N Minehead Weekender page.
 
Rare Toyah: Bike '82 Radio Ad 25 February, 2012
'I Was A Teenage Toyah Fan' author Chris Limb has re-discovered a 30 year old rarity on an old C60 cassette and uploaded it to 'Soundcloud'.

It's a 1982 radio advert for 'Bike 82' at the Earls Court Motorcycle Show, featuring Toyah. Listen
here.

(NB: The photo to the left of Toyah promoting the NAYC 'Open Your Minds' campaign isn't related to the ad but it's the only photo I have of Toyah on a bike :)
 
The Changeling Resurrection 2012: Official Flyer 25 February, 2012
The doors blow open on 14 April..... have you got tickets yet?

The official flyer for Toyah's 'Changeling Resurrection 2012' tour has been revealed. Loving the 'Warrior Rock' edging and 'The Changeling' album booklet detail.

Sat 14th April: Concorde 2, BrightonTickets
Wed 18th April: The Tunnels, Bristol
Tickets
Fri 20th April: Classic Grand, Glasgow
Tickets
Sun 22nd April: Bush Hall, London
Tickets
Sat 28th April: Robin 2, Wolverhampton
Tickets
Mon 30th April: Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Tickets

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Changeling, Toyah & her full band, will perform a selection of songs from the album alongside classic material as heard on the Warrior Rock live album. 'The Changeling Resurrection' is a treat for Toyah diehards, 1980s fans & goth/rock music lovers.

• Visit the Official Toyah Gigs page here. View a larger version of the new flyer here.

 
The Power Of Three for BGFF 2012 25 February, 2012
More good news for The Power Of Three. The film has been selected for another American film festival, the 'Brooklyn Girl Film Festival', in competition for Best Feature Film.

It has already been selected for the '2012 Women's International Film & Arts Festival'.

• Visit the 'BGFF' website here, and The Power Of Three Facebook here.

 
The Changeling Resurrection: Yet More Fan Stuff 25 February, 2012
The final (I promise) two. Please click on each to view larger versions. These, and all of the other recent bits and pieces, will be included in Dreamscape's forthcoming 'The Changeling 30' website.

 
The Changeling: 30th Anniversary Magazine :) 23 February, 2012
How about a magazine for 'The Changeling Resurrection 2012'? It would be great, though very unlikely. Here's a fantasy one in Dreamscape's continuing obsession with all things Changeling related. Click below to view a larger version of the mock cover. (Thanks to Andi for the Toyah photo)

 
Dreamscape Retrospective: Features 23 February, 2012
As the end of Dreamscape approaches it's time to get retrospective: Something I'm quite proud of is the various features I've added over the years. Check just some of them out below.



 
The Changeling: Mock 1982 Advert 23 February, 2012
Another Dreamscape "ad". I hope 'The Guardian' don't sue :) All of the recent Changeling (and Changeling Resurrection) related additions will be included in the forthcoming 'Changeling 30' site.

 
The SOP: Two Hour Toyah Special 23 February, 2012
The two-hour Toyah interview/documentary that originally aired on, now defunct, 'Net Talk' in 2006 is available again to listen to at 'The Sop'. Go here (this is part four, with links to the other three parts).

In this frank and open two hour special, 80`s pop icon Toyah Willcox, talks about her life, her music, love, ghosts and her views on cosmetic surgery.

Ross `The Hammer` Hemsworth, sits back and let`s Toyah do the talking in this special edition of Nailing It, recorded at the singer`s beautiful home in central England. Toyah, best known for hits such as It`s A Mystery, I Want To Be Free, and Thunder in the Mountains opens her heart and soul for you the listeners. So sit back, relax and enjoy this special radio interview and the music of one of England`s legends.

There's a great playlist too: Thunder In The Mountains, Be Proud Be Loud (Be Heard), It's A Mystery, Martian Cowboy, Obsolete, I Want To Be Free, Echo Beach, The Vow, Angels & Demons, It's A Mystery (Weybridge Mix).
 
Happy Birthday 'Jubilee' 22 February, 2012
On this day 34 years ago, 22nd February 1978, Jubilee premiered at Bloomsbury Square Odeon, aka Gate 2, London. The cinema is still open and is now the Curzon Renoir. Happy Birthday Jubilee! A couple of interesting articles on the film, from Heart Of A Punk and Brendan Cult Films.

 
Hot Press: At This Godley Hour 22 February, 2012
'Hot Press' has just published a new interview with Kevin Godley, of 10CC and Godley & Creme. It's a lengthy article and includes a mention for Toyah (page nine). View here. There's also a website dedicated to Godley & Creme's impressive video CV, which of course includes 'I Want To Be Free' and 'Thunder In The Mountains' from 1981. View here.

 
The Changeling Resurrection: More Fan Stuff 21 February, 2012
More Dreamscape created bits and pieces for 'The Changeling Resurrection'. Please click on these to view larger versions. Dates, venue and ticket booking details are available, at The Official Toyah Gigs page, here. (Thanks to Andrew York for the Toyah graffiti)

 
35 Years Of Imagery: 2012 Rarities 21 February, 2012
Over the last few months a veritable slew of rare and unseen Toyah photos, most from the late 70s/early 80s have surfaced online. Toyah has now been gifting her fans iconic and amazing imagery for over 35 years. Please click below to view a slightly larger version of the photos. (Thanks to Andi, Ray, Sharon, Lärwi, Paul & Andrew)

 
Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces! 21 February, 2012
Daily Mail: Hair-raising! Models sport mad mohawks at London fashion week (but will it catch on?): London Fashion Week 2012 and it looks like Scottish designer Louise Gray owes more than a little of her latest inspiration to Toyah. View here.

Paperblog (Hair & Beauty magazine): Namecheck Toyah in their article on Glossybox: BM Beauty Mineral Eyeshadow in Her Majesty....it's pink! Actually described as shimmery pink gold... I suppose it'll come in handy for a Toyah revival circa 1980's party. View
here.

• Toyah live 1982: The full, and excellent, concert from Beatclub Live is available to watch, in good quality, at 'You Tube' View
here. Please click on the caps for larger versions.

 
Capturing The New Romantics: More Info 21 February, 2012
A little further information on the Herb Schulz book that may include rare Toyah photos.

Thought I'd post a quick update on the status of Herb Schulz's New Romantics Photo book, since there has been a lot of interest about it. So far, the digital book is 65 pages, might be more or less, as most of the pages are full picture spreads and we are working on perfecting the layout. There are around 85 pictures, again still a work in progress, maybe more or less.

The pictures may include: Toyah Willcox, Steve Strange, Boy George, Siouxsie Sioux, Marylin, PinkieTessa(tm), Perri Lister, Barbie Wild , Zandra Rhodes, Melissa Caplan.

We are making good progress on it though and I am hoping to see it in the ibook store sometime in the spring. I will post more as things progress. In the mean time you can visit Herb Schulz's
website if you want to get an impression of the pictures that are going to be in the book.
 
Sunday Times: More Toyah 21 February, 2012
More Toyah content from 'The Sunday Times'. The first from their website and the second from the print edition of the newspaper.

 
Sunday Times: I Aim To Be A Winner At Olympics 19 February, 2012
There is a two-page "Fame and Fortune" interview with Toyah in the 'Money' section of today's 'Sunday Times'. Toyah talks cash, being hard up and much more. Please click below to view a larger version. (Thanks to Lärwi, of The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive, for the scan)

 
Rare Toyah Photos: Two From 1981 19 February, 2012
More rare Toyah photos, both from previously published sessions from 1981. The second is another from Herb Schulz's famous shoot. There seems to have been a lot of rare Toyah piccies surfacing recently. (Thanks to Ray Sears and Lärwi)

 
Rare Toyah Photos: Three From 1979 19 February, 2012

Three very rare photos of Toyah from the same late 70's session. These were probably taken early to mid 1979. (Thanks to Ray Sears, Sharon Dickson and Andi)

 
10.03.2012: The Ultimate Celebration 19 February, 2012

'The Changeling 30' website is really taking shape and I'm really hoping it will live up to being "The Ultimate Celebration". It will include a few rare photos, "lost" 1982 interview, fantastic fan opinions on the album and Toyah's 'Brave New World' imagery and much, much more...

 
The Power Of Three for WIFF 2012 17 February, 2012
Great news for The Power Of Three.

Congratulations! Your film was accepted into the 2012 Women's International Film & Arts Festival, scheduled for March 28-April 1, 2012. we had so many wonderful films submitted this year that it took us a bit longer to determine the finalists. We expect to have the schedule finalized next week. Again, congratulations! We are proud of your work and look forward to your participation in WIFF March 28-April 1, 2012.

• Visit the 'WIFF' website
here, and The Power Of Three Facebook here.
 
Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces! 17 February, 2012
• Toyah fan Tracey Green from Liverpool has just had her 'Anthem' tattoo completed, and it looks amazing. Great colours, attention to detail and changing the head to an ankh is a brilliant idea. (Thanks to Tracey for letting me add her photo. Please click on it to view a larger version)

• Toyah's inclusion at the Lytham Proms Festival 'Here and Now' concert has now been officially confirmed. Visit the H&N Facebook
here, and Toyah's Official 'Gigs' page here.

Lytham St Annes Express: Fans flock for tickets to watch 80s stars at Proms: Another report on this forthcoming 'Here and Now' concert. View
here.

• I nicked this from Andrew York's Facebook page as it includes, another, rare photo of Toyah (re-inventing her famous 1980 pose:)). This is from a 1996 TV guide when Toyah was a reporter for BBC1's Holiday: Fasten Your Seatbelts. I've also included Andrew's excellent reworking of the photo. (Thanks to Andrew for letting me nick this)

 
Toyah Songwords: Sphinx 17 February, 2012
The songwords to 'Sphinx' from 'Flexipop' magazine, 1981. Click below to view the full version of this and here to view the songwords to the other song on the flexi, 'For You'.

 
Classic Toyah: Another Rare 1980 Photo 17 February, 2012
Last October a rarely glimpsed Toyah photo from, or around the time of, the 1980 Fin Costello session appeared online (courtesy of Damon King), and now another has too. Please click below to view the full version. (Thanks to Sharon Dickson and her Toyah scrapbooks for this one :))

 
The Changeling: 30th Anniversary Website 14 February, 2012
Coming on 10th March: The Changeling 30th Anniversary Website. Celebrating 30 years of the album, The Changeling Resurrection and one of Toyah's finest eras. This will be the final update to Dreamscape but a fitting way to bow out after 12 years of almost continual updates and additions.

 
New Women In Rock: 1982 Book 14 February, 2012
The two-page Toyah article from the 'New Women In Rock' book, published by Omnibus Press in 1982. Please click below to view a larger version.

 
Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces! 14 February, 2012
Essential Ephemera: UK Punk Literature & Images 1976 - 1984 have a scan of the cover of 1979 issue #1 of punk fanzine 'Peroxide'. Amongst the plethora of content was an interview with Toyah. View the EE blog here.

DirtCheapMag.com are getting creative with their old records. Any Toyah fan would recognise those Safari labels instantly :) View
here.

Living In The Past: The Toyah content at this website, which must be at least 15 years old, is still online and available. It includes Toyah photos, screen caps and lyrics. There is also info on Kate Bush, Enya and Clannad. Visit 'Living In The Past'
here.

Newark Advertiser: Charttoppers head for forest gigs. Toyah receives a namecheck in this news story. View
here.

Artists & Illustrators: View Anthony Lewis' Toyah art, and more, at this website, here.

 
Toyah 1982: Rare Photos 13 February, 2012
Two fantastic, and very rare, photos of Toyah from late 1982. These were taken around the time of Toyah's appearance on, ITV music show, Razzmatazz when the band performed 'Be Proud Be Loud (Be Heard)'. Please click on each to view larger versions. (Thanks to Andi)

 
Ten Years Of Little Tears 13 February, 2012
Anniversary addict that I am, it's worth noting that not only is 2012 the 30th anniversary of 'The Changeling' and the 25th of 'Desire', but it's also 10 years since these two "must have" CDs were released: Toyah's first new music of the millennium, the awesome 'Little Tears Of Love' EP, and the double CD reissue of 'Sheep Farming In Barnet' and 'The Blue Meaning'.

 
I Was A Teenage Toyah Fan: 'EEN' Review 10 February, 2012
Another positive review for 'I Was A Teenage Toyah Fan'. This one from the 'Edinburgh Evening News' by Liam Rudden.

Elphin-like she bounced around the stage of the Edinburgh Playhouse, a flirtatious, grinning, bundle of energy, belting out tracks from her latest album, The Changeling.

The year was 1982 and Toyah Willcox was at the height of her fame, as the packed 3000-seat venue attested. A front row seat - though nobody sat during the gig - ensured a great view. Could she really be so petite? Actually, tiny is a better word. Memories of that concert came flooding back the other day when I was sent a copy of I Was A Teenage Toyah Fan, by Chris Limb.

• Read the full review, at the 'The Scotsman/Edinburgh Evening News' website, here. Visit toyah.org for details on the various ways to purchase 'I Was A Teenage Toyah Fan'.

 
The Changeling Resurrection: 30 Years... 10 February, 2012
Of Warrior Rocking... Another Dreamscape promo for April's UK Tour.

 
Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces! 10 February, 2012
• Toyah was interviewed on Friday Focus on 'Radio Verulam' in mid-December: Toyah Willcox talks to John about her career in pop music, acting, writing and as a TV presenter. He also talks about her current role in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which is playing at the Alban Arena over the Christmas period. The interview has recently been added to their "Listen Again" page. Listen to the interview, at the 'Radio Verulam' website, here.

• Just had to add a link to this recent upload to 'You Tube': 'Sphinx' and 'For You', the Toyah 'Flexipop' songs. It's still bewildering that these utterly fantastic songs were given away free with a, very short lived, music magazine in 1981. Anyway... listen here.

• Fylde Borough Council: Another report on the 'Here and Now' Lythams Proms Festival concert. View
here.

 
The Changeling Resurrection: Dreamscape Adverts 10 February, 2012
A few more Dreamscape promo ads for 'The Changeling Resurrection', 30 Years of The Changeling, and, essentially, just celebrating a great Toyah image. I'm sure you're getting bored of these so I'll possibly stop! Please click on these to view larger versions.

 
The Changeling Resurrection: Toyah Dolls 10 February, 2012
Even the Toyah dolls are excited about the 30th anniversary. 'Brave New World' Toyah and 'The Changeling Tour' Toyah, in doll form, getting into 'The Changeling Resurrection' groove. Please click on each photo for a larger version. (Huuuuuge thanks to Andi for these great photos)

 
Toyah on TV 10 February, 2012
The 100 Greatest Musicals : More 4 - Saturday 11th February : 10.25pm
The 100 Greatest Musicals : More 4 +1 - Saturday 11th February : 11.25pm

Denise Van Outen presents the concluding part of this celebration of the great songs and performers from the best classic and contemporary musicals. Originally aired in 2003.

The Most Fertile Man In Ireland : Sky Movies Indie - Sunday 12th February : 3.30am
Satirical comedy with Kris Marshall, Kathy Keira Clarke, Bronagh Gallagher, James Nesbitt, Kenneth Cranham, Olivia Nash, Pauline McLynn, Tara Lynne O'Neill, Toyah Willcox, Harry Towb, Marc O'Shea and Paddy McCarney. Also airing on Sky Movies Indie HD.

The 100 Greatest Musicals : More 4 - Saturday 18th February : 10.05pm
The 100 Greatest Musicals : More 4 +1 - Saturday 18th February : 11.05pm

Following last Saturday's screening of the first part, Denise Van Outen presents the concluding part of this celebration of the great songs and performers from the best classic and contemporary musicals, revealing the favourite musical of all time - as voted for by the British public.

Quadrophenia : ITV4 - Wed 22nd February: 00.45am
Quadrophenia : ITV4 - Wed 22nd February: 11.10pm

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. Also airing on ITV4 HD and ITV4 +1.

Dirty Sexy Funny: Olivia Lee : Comedy Central Extra - Friday 24th February : 2.35am
Olivia Lee stars in this hidden camera sketch show. New and made exclusively for Comedy Central. Deaf Bubba makes a mess of things at the marina and Elaine Caine meets Toyah Willcox.

 
Capturing The New Romantics + Rare 80s Photos 08 February, 2012
A rare photo of Toyah from the Herbert Schulz photo session that was used in 'Stern' magazine in 1981 has recently surfaced online. It's part of a blog post announcing a new photo book(let), 'Capturing The New Romantics'.

A new exciting project has come my way. Its something very different then what I have been working for the past years but its something cool. It all started with my dad, Herbert Schulz. Thing you should now is my dad was a photographer. He did a lot of fashion and commercial ads for magazine and such.

However, in the late 70's he did something different, at that time we were living in London and he invited a bunch of strange looking folk to his studio to take pictures of them. Turns out most of the people did quite well for themselves and though they have been well documented, my dad is the only one (I think) that had the foresight to take pictures of them in a studio environment with professional make up artists.

• For further info, and to view a larger version of the above photo, visit the blog
here. Visit the Herb Schulz website here.

Speaking of rare Toyah photos: A 1981 issue of 'Bravo' magazine was recently listed on eBay. This included a Toyah article which itself included an incredibly rare photo from the famous 'Four From Toyah' session. The photo is poor quality but I'm adding it here as it's a real rarity.

 
Sugar Rush: The Humans Fansite 08 February, 2012
Sugar Rush: The Humans Fansite launched last night. Great to see a new website online and best wishes to those who made it happen. Please click below to visit Sugar Rush.

 
Here & Now: Lytham Proms Festival 08 February, 2012
Details of a new 'Here and Now' concert have been released: A selection of iconic 80's popstars will headline the opening night of Lytham Proms Festival Weekend 2012. "Here and Now, The Best Of The 80's" will feature stars: Rick Astley, Bananarama, The Real Thing, Belinda Carlisle, Toyah, Curiosity Killed the Cat and T-Pau in what is dubbed as being the Fylde Coast's biggest party EVER! Tickets go on sale this Friday at ticketline.

• There already various press reports: Blackpool Gazette: Retro Stars on Proms Line Up. Read the full report
here. Lytham Today: 80s Star Parade To Open Proms. Read the full report here. Radio Wave 965: Lytham Proms Goes Back To The 80's!. Read the full report here.
 
The Changeling Resurrection... Fan Art 07 February, 2012
More fan adverts/promotion for 'The Changeling Resurrection 2012' Tour. The first is by Andrew York, which he kindly created specially for Dreamscape, and the second is another Dreamscape attempt at an "ad". Click on either to view larger versions. View an alternate version of the ad here.

 
Weekend Woman's Hour @ BBC iPlayer 07 February, 2012
Toyah discussing punk in 1977 from last Tuesday's Woman's Hour was also included in Weekend Woman's Hour on Saturday afternoon. The weekend show is available, until this Saturday, at 'BBC iPlayer' here.
 
Intergalactic Ranchouse: 1980/81 Posters 07 February, 2012
Two of the iconic Toyah posters from the 'Intergalactic Ranchouse' fan club, 1980 and '81. Poster two features the "Triptych" painting(s) of Toyah live in 1980 by artist Dexter Brown. Please click on each to view larger versions. (Thanks to Andi for these great photos)

 
Official Toyah: February 2012 Blog 07 February, 2012
Toyah's February Blog is now online at www.toyahwillcox.com. "We are already gearing up for the tour in April. The songs are chosen, the set list discussed, the learning process started and the costume design in motion." Exciting news. Click below to go there.

 
Toyah Dolls: Brave New World/Rebel Run Tour 07 February, 2012
Two new photos of those very popular Toyah dolls. 'Brave New World' Toyah with Dawn Davenport (played by Divine) from the 1974 film Female Trouble, plus 'Rebel Run Tour' Toyah. Click below to view larger versions and more amazing Toyah dolls at 'flickr'. (Thanks to Andi)

 
I Was A Teenage Toyah Fan: Rare '85 Photos 07 February, 2012
'I Was A Teenage Toyah Fan' Facebook have some rare colour photos of Toyah rehearsing for her 'Soul Passing Through Soul' video in 1985. The book is available from Amazon.

 
Toyah Biographical Discography 07 February, 2012
Was scanning some old IRH bits & pieces at the weekend and decided to do this too: The Safari 'Toyah Biographical Discography'. There were a few of these over the years, and this one covers 1979 to late 1982. Click on each to view larger versions.

 
The Changeling Resurrection... it's Coming! 03 February, 2012
'The Changeling Resurrection 2012': Just over two months to go... Have you got your ticket(s)?

 
Toyah in Paris 1981: Rare Photo 03 February, 2012
A rare photo of Toyah in Paris, taken backstage during the 'Good Morning Universe' European Tour in December 1981. Please click here to view a larger version. (Thanks to Andi)

 
The Corn Is Green: Screen Captures 03 February, 2012
Screen caps from this week's airing of The Corn Is Green on 'True Movies'. On watching this again for the first time in many years it's worth noting that it is possibly one of Toyah's finest acting roles. She was only around 20 years old when this was filmed and Toyah definitely holds her own against Hollywood legend Katharine Hepburn, with direction from another legend, George Cukor. A little known fact is that the music for this 1978 film was by composer John Barry. The Corn Is Green airs again on 'True Movies' next Friday at 1pm. Please click on the caps for larger versions.

 
Vintage TV: February Newsletter + Newsy Bits! 03 February, 2012
• The 'Vintage TV' February Newsletter has been mailed out and includes a photo of Toyah alongside news of their "Wall of Fame".

The Wall of Fame: The Vintage TV website is soon to have its annual spring clean, and this year we’re introducing something pretty special: the Vintage TV Wall of Fame. A photographic record of all the big names that have featured on the channel, this will be a fancy framed gallery, perfectly fitting for the stars that will inhabit it. Stay tuned...

• 'Vintage TV' also report that Christmas/December 2011 was one of their most successful periods yet. Surely it's no coincidence that Toyah was omnipresent on the channel throughout that month?: One Million Viewers Strong, And Growing: There’s no better welcome back-to-work in the miserable January weather than the discovery that Vintage TV achieved well over one million weekly viewers over the Christmas period – easily our best Christmas yet! With a fantastic 2012 schedule lined up, chock-a-block with brand new interviews and videos, one million is just the beginning.

• Comedian Dave Lee passed away late last month. Toyah attended his funeral on Monday. The 'Canterbury Times' reported on the ceremony: Dave Lee funeral held at Canterbury Cathedral: Read the full article at 'This is Kent' here.

Bucks Free Press: Freetime: What's coming up in the week's ahead: Let's Rock The Moor. View
here.

 
Pointless Celebrities 03 February, 2012
Toyah tweeted yesterday: "Just off to BBC Wood Lane to record a show". The show was a celebrity edition of the BBC1 tea time quiz/game show Pointless, cleverly renamed Pointless Celebrities. Cheryl Baker of (We Used To Be) Bucks Fizz was also filming. (Thanks to PJ)

Pointless is hosted by Alexander Armstrongand is vaguely similar to Family Fortunes. Contestants must give answers to a question which had previously been asked to one hundred members of the public, but the public can give as many answers as they can think of, unlike in Family Fortunes, where everyone surveyed only gives one answer. The other major difference is the the aim - to give obscure answers rather than popular ones.

Update: Richard Osman, who is the co-presenter on Pointless, tweeted today: "So yesterday I arm wrestled Toyah. She totally called me out, and threw down the challenge. She is surprisingly strong. You can see the whole bout on Celeb Pointless". This resulted in a conversation with Mike Bushell from BBC Breakfast about Toyah, water diving and unusual sports!

 
Dreamscape Audio/Video 02 February, 2012
I might be removing some of the audio and video files from this site soon so if there are any you would like to keep please think about downloading them. Check out the most recent additions: Toyah guested on BBC Radio Four's In The Psychiatrist's Chair in September 1992. A fascinating interview with, the late, Dr Anthony Clare. This originally aired on 9th September 1992 and runs for approximately 40 minutes. Click below to listen or download. (Thanks to Giddy Gavin)

• Other additions: The New Recruit, also from BBC Radio Four (April 1994), The Annie Nightingale Show, with Toyah and Sting interviewed in France, from BBC Radio One (January 1984) and BBC Radio Four's A Good Read from March 1998.

Visit Dreamscape's Audio/Video section for a small but interesting collection of rare Toyah radio interviews and television clips.

 
Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces 02 February, 2012
• Tuesday's Woman's Hour from 'BBC Radio 4', with Toyah guesting, is available to download as a podcast for the next five days. Go here for more details.

• The 'Joanne Renaud: Writing & Illustration' blog has a new interview with Mark Satchwill in their "Artist Of The Month" feature. Mark has included paintings of Toyah in his portfolio and mentions her in the interview. Read it
here.

• Toyah is included in the playlist on tonight's Chill Out Radio on 'Magic Monster'. Visit their Facebook
here.

• 'Amazon' have some alternative artwork for Toyah's 1996 'The Acoustic Album', aka 'Classics Unplugged - The Acoustic Album'. It is possibly fan created as this album has never been reissued. View here. (Thanks to Stephen Bennett)

• It looks like Toyah is playing the 'Big Weekender' at Minehead. A 'Here and Now: The Very Best Of The 80s' show, it takes place 25th - 28th May and also includes Belinda Carlise, Rick Astley and Dr & The Medics. This isn't officially confirmed yet. Visit their website here.

• According to the "Fashion Mommy's Blog' Toyah attended the CiCi PR Press Day event in London's Mayfair last Thursday. So, there you go! View the blog here.

• Another Dreamscape ad for 'The Changeling Resurrection' UK Tour. This time focusing on support act Andi Fraggs. Visit Andi's Official website,
here, and his Facebook, here.

 
Toyah on TV: The Corn Is Green 02 February, 2012
The Corn is Green : True Movies 1 - Friday 10th February : 1.00pm
Period drama starring Katharine Hepburn as a spinster teacher in a Welsh mining town who grooms her star pupil for Oxford. With Ian Saynor, Bill Fraser, Patricia Hayes, Anna Massey, Artro Morris, Dorothea Phillips, Toyah Willcox, Huw Richards, Bryn Fon, Dyfan Roberts and Robin John. Directed by: George Cukor. (PG) (1979)
 

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