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The Reunion: Women of Punk

April 13th, 2017

See further information on The Reunion at toyahwillcox.com. (Photo © BBC)

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Toyah on the Radio: Steve Wright/BBC Radio 2

February 28th, 2017

bbcr215bToyah, Paul Young and Martika are guesting on Steve Wright in the Afternoon on BBC Radio 2 today. The show begins at 2pm and airs for three hours.

Sharon Horgan & Rob Delaney, Toyah, Paul Young & Martika, Morven Christie: It’s a Big Show with Morven Christie discussing The Replacement, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney talking about series 3 of Catastrophe, plus Toyah, Paul Young and Martika are in ahead of their ’80s Invasion Tour. And there’s a load of Factoids, the Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

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

Toyah on the Radio: BBCR2 Sounds Of The 80s

September 13th, 2016

bbcr2sote16aSounds Of The 80s: BBC Radio 2:
Friday 16th Sep: 10pm/
Wed 21st Sep: 3am
Sara plays the hits of the 80s and Toyah chooses one of her 80s b-sides. Plus we take a look at the top five singles from this week in 1987.

• Visit the BBC Radio 2/Sounds Of The 80s website.

Radio: BBCR2 Dermot O’Leary Show

September 6th, 2015

bbcr215bToyah guested on Dermot O’Leary’s BBC Radio Two show yesterday.

Toyah can be heard from approximately 47m 30s into the show, chatting about Aaaaaaaah!, being on tour, and recalling 1983 and featuring in Smash Hits etc – comparing/remembering her responses to a retro interview then and now. The interview lasts for around nine minutes, which includes a play of I Want To Be Free.

• Listen at BBC iPlayer for the next month.

Three For Toyah: Aaaaaaaah!, Dermot & Cottingham

September 4th, 2015

There’s a busy weekend ahead – Tonight there is the Aaaaaaaah! screening + Cast Q&A at Picture House Central in Piccadilly, London. Tomorrow afternoon Toyah guests on Dermot O’Leary’s BBC Radio Two show, and on Sunday plays an Acoustic, Up Close & Personal gig at Cottingham Folk Festival (scheduled to be onstage at 3pm at The Civic Hall)

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Toyah on the Radio: BBCR2 Dermot O’Leary

August 23rd, 2015

bbcr215bToyah will be guesting on Dermot O’Leary’s Saturday afternoon show on BBC Radio Two in a couple of weeks.

Dermot O’Leary: BBC Radio Two
Saturday 5th September: 3pm

Dermot hosts Saturday Sessions from Richard Hawley and Editors and chats to Nigel Kennedy and Toyah Willcox.

Tracks Of My Years: Newsy Bits & Pieces!

July 10th, 2015

bbcr2kbs15dLast week Toyah guested on Tracks Of My Years on Ken Bruce’s BBC Radio Two show – Here’s a catch-up of some extra related newsy bits…

Official Toyah: Toyah Selects The ‘Tracks Of My Years’: Toyah has selected the Tracks of My Years for BBC Radio 2’s Ken Bruce Show which airs all of this week – Visit toyahwillcox.com…

The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive: Read a full transcript of Toyah’s Tracks Of My Years week – including all her song choices and chat – at Lärwi’s site…

Ken Bruce @ Twitter: Ken tweeted: “toyahofficial is choosing the #Tracksofmyyears all week with @realkenbruce starting with T Rex and Kate Bush…“.

Tasmin Archer @ Twitter: Tasmin tweeted: “Toyah Willcox picks the Tracks of My Years,with songs from David Bowie & Tasmin Archer“.

BBC Radio 2 Facebook: A listener posted: “Glad I listened to Toyah Willcox yesterday explain the meaning of Nights in White Satin. For the past 30 odd years I’ve been clueless as to its meaning…!

Shadow.com: Want to see what people say about Lana Del Rey? – Not sure if this is a Lana Del Rey website but they mentioned Toyah choosing Videogames on Ken’s show.

Listen Again: The full week of programmes are available at BBC iPlayer until the end of July.

Tracks Of My Years @ Dreamscape: Browse all of our news here…

Radio: BBCR2 Ken Bruce: Tracks Of My Years (Day Five)

July 3rd, 2015

It’s the final day of Toyah’s week-long Tracks Of My Years residency with Ken Bruce at BBC Radio Two. The full week of programmes are available at BBC iPlayer until the end of July.

Ken Bruce: BBC Radio Two: Friday 3rd July: 9.30am
Toyah Willcox picks the Tracks of My Years, with songs from Peter Gabriel and U2. Plus PopMaster, the daily Love Song and the Album and Record of the Week. Email ken.bruce@bbc.co.uk.

Radio: BBCR2 Ken Bruce: Tracks Of My Years (Day Four)

July 2nd, 2015

bbcr215aIt’s Day Four (already!) of Toyah’s Tracks Of My Years on BBC Radio Two with Ken Bruce.

Ken Bruce: BBC Radio Two: Thu 2nd July: 9.30am
Toyah Willcox picks the Tracks of My Years, with songs from Lana Del Rey and Simon and Garfunkel. Plus PopMaster, daily Love Song and the Album & Record of the Week. Email ken.bruce@bbc.co.uk.

BBC iPlayer: Listen to Monday’s show here, Tuesday’s here, yesterday’s here, and today’s, live at the BBC Radio Two website from 9.30am, here.

Radio: BBCR2 Ken Bruce: Tracks Of My Years (Day Three)

July 1st, 2015

Ken Bruce: BBC Radio Two: Wednesday 1st July: 9.30am
Toyah Willcox picks the Tracks of My Years, with songs from David Bowie and Tasmin Archer. Plus PopMaster, daily Love Song and the Album & Record of the Week. Email ken.bruce@bbc.co.uk.

Radio: BBCR2 Ken Bruce: Tracks Of My Years (Day Two)

June 30th, 2015

Ken Bruce: BBC Radio Two: Tuesday 30th June: 9.30am
Toyah Willcox picks the Tracks of My Years, with songs from Adele and the Moody Blues. Plus PopMaster, daily Love Song and the Album & Record of the Week. Email ken.bruce@bbc.co.uk.

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Radio: BBCR2 Ken Bruce: Tracks Of My Years (Day One)

June 29th, 2015

Toyah’s week of choosing her “Tracks Of My Years”, on Ken Bruce’s BBC Radio Two show, begins this morning. The programme can be listened to online at the BBCR2 website and will be available, post-airing, at BBC iPlayer. Toyah will choose two songs each day until Friday.

Ken Bruce: BBC Radio Two: Monday 29th June: 9.30am
Toyah Willcox picks the Tracks of My Years, with songs from T.Rex and Kate Bush. Plus PopMaster, the daily Love Song and the Album and Record of the Week. Email ken.bruce@bbc.co.uk.

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Sounds Of The 80s: Screen Caps/BBC iPlayer

June 21st, 2015

A selection of screen caps from last night’s Sounds Of The 80s, which aired on BBC Radio Two and, visually, on the BBC Red Button, with Toyah guesting. Toyah chatted about her music career and imagery and there was a short montage (Brave New World, Echo Beach, Soul Passing Through Soul, It’s A Mystery from Top Of The Pops) and a full play of the I Want To Be Free video, with Toyah recalling how good it was to make. The programme is now available at BBC iPlayer. Click below to view larger versions of the screen caps.

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Radio: Sounds Of The 80s on BBCR2 Tonight!

June 20th, 2015

Toyah guests on BBC Radio Two’s Sounds Of The 80s tonight. A specially filmed segment will also be available on BBC Red Button (as well as BBC Interactive 601 on Freeview) at 10.30pm – see here for repeat air days/times – Toyah talks about her career in the 80s and the Anthem album. Sounds Of The 80s will be online, for the next month, at BBC iPlayer post-airing tonight.

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An interesting extra piece of info about tonight’s Red Button feature – The Toyah video clips being used have been given a new audio track, greatly improving the sound quality. This painstaking process was carried out by longtime Toyah fan David Anning.

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Toyah on the Radio: BBC R2 Ken Bruce Show

June 16th, 2015

bbcr215aThe week of Toyah’s “Tracks Of My Years” airing on the Ken Bruce Show on BBC Radio Two has been confirmed. Toyah will guest each weekday morning between Monday 29th June and Friday 3rd July, choosing two songs each day that have meant the most to her.

Ken Bruce: BBC Radio Two
W/C Monday 29th June: 9.30am

Toyah Willcox picks the Tracks of My Years, with songs from T.Rex and Kate Bush. Plus PopMaster, the daily Love Song and the Album and Record of the Week. Email ken.bruce@bbc.co.UK.