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Jubilee: “An Astonishing Last Show”

March 12th, 2018

Jubilee is a wrap. Thanks to the entire team & all our audiences x“, Toyah tweeted. She also Instagrammed: “Goodnight LIZZIE. What an astonishing last show. Thank u all. It has been a privilege“. (Photo © Official Toyah)


• Browse a summary of many of the reviews for Jubilee at the Lyric at See all of Dreamscape’s London news on Jubilee here and the Manchester production here.

Official Toyah: At The Rainbow

February 22nd, 2018

Official Toyah’s gorgeous At The Rainbow anniversary image, along with info on the gig:

On This Day 22.2.1981 Toyah performed a headline gig at the Rainbow Theatre, London with Joel Bogen, Phil Spalding, Nigel Glockler, Adrian Lee. The gig was hot on the feels of the EP Four From Toyah charting in the Top 40 singles chart. Safari Records decided to film the concert and record the audio on the Rolling Stones mobile recording unit. It was then licenced it to BBC who televised a 30-min edit and released a 55-min version on the recently launched home video market on #VHS and #Laserdisc formats, the latter containing Nick Tauber’s stereo mix. The full concert had a rather long set list but since the band had only recently formed they performed arrangements of material from the albums Sheep Farming and The Blue Meaning. They did however perform all 4 of the songs from the EP Four From Toyah which at this point were the only recordings they’d made together. The full set list for this gig was as below and the repeated encore versions of War Boys and Mystery were used in final video edit. (Image © Official Toyah)


Happy 38th!!: Bird in Flight/Tribal Look

February 16th, 2018

On This Day in 1980 Toyah’s double a-side single Bird In Flight/Tribal Look was released. The single was produced by Matt Dangerfield (The Boys) and recorded in Dec 1979 with Joel Bogen, Charlie Francis, Steve Bray & Pete Bush. Click below for a celebration collage from Official Toyah.


Jubilee @ Lyric Hammersmith: Newsy Bits & Pieces!

February 16th, 2018

jubilee18fQueen Elizabeth I is now in residence at the Lyric Hammersmith, London – Jubilee previews began last night. The, already sold out, Press Performance takes place next Tuesday (20th February)…

Lyric Hammersmith: First preview of Jubilee DONE! – Continue reading…

Hammersmith London: Catch stage adaptation of Derek Jarman’s film #Jubilee at @LyricHammer until 10 March! . With @toyahofficial @travisalabanza – Continue reading…

Toyah Willcox Instagram: Jubilee the stage adaptation of the iconic 1978 Derek Jarman film opens tonight Thu 15 Mar at Lyric Hammersmith, London | Whereas Toyah played Mad in the original film, she now takes the role of the time travelling Queen Elizabeth 1st. #Toyah60 – Continue reading… (Image © Official Toyah)

Broadway World: Long Day’s Journey Into The Night Leads February’s Top 10 New London Shows: 3. Jubilee, Lyric Hammersmith – Derek Jarman’s seminal 1970s punk film – featuring a marauding girl gang, time-travelling Elizabeth I and anarchic culture wars – comes to stage in an intriguing new Chris Goode adaptation. Promising a soundtrack “to die (horribly) for”, it also has a cast led by original film cast member Toyah Willcox – Continue reading…

Lyric Hammersmith: The Royal Box is occupied. The Queen hath arrived. Toyah is getting acquainted with our theatre during Jubilee tech – Continue reading… (Photo © Lyric Hammersmith)


Toyah Willcox Twitter: “Lizzie wants you to be her valentine” – Continue reading…

Playbill: Schedule of Upcoming London Shows: Derek Jarman’s iconic film captured punk at its giddy height: a riot of music, DIY fashion, and every kind of sex – with a little pyromania thrown in. Now, forty years on, this new stage adaptation of Jubilee remixes it for the social and political turmoil of 2017. Centred around a marauding girl gang on a killing spree and a time-travelling Queen Elizabeth I, it’s a story of what happens when creativity and nihilism collide – Continue reading…

The Official Toyah Willcox Website: Stage Adaptation of Jubilee Opens in London 15 Feb: Derek Jarman’s anarchic punk film Jubilee has been adapted for the stage with a cast including Toyah Willcox – Continue reading…

Toyah Willcox Twitter: “Hello Queenie my old friend, glad 2 b u again” – Continue reading…

Jubilee @ the Lyric Hammersmith: 15th February – 10th March 2018 – Book Now


Toyah Willcox Instagram: “First night” – Continue reading…

Jubilee Playlist: “Turn it up loud and release that inner punk” – Listen @ Spotify… (account required)

Jubilee (London) @ Dreamscape: Browse our news, so far, on Jubilee at the Lyric Hammersmith – Continue reading…

Jubilee (Manchester) @ Dreamscape: Browse our news archive on Jubilee at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester - Continue reading…

Happy 37th!!: Four From Toyah

February 15th, 2018

On Valentine’s Day 1981, the Four From Toyah EP entered the UK Top 40 singles chart. It would rise to a peak position of 4 and after many years of frequenting the Indie Charts would be the first of Toyah’s singles to cross into the mainstream. (Image © Official Toyah)


Click below to view Dreamscape’s 2011 30th Anniversary feature on the iconic EP,  and browse our sporadic Four From Toyah news posts - from 2012 onwards (go further back in time at our News Archive).


Lorraine | Toyah Willcox Talks The 80′s Invasion

September 9th, 2016

lorraine16cToyah guested on ITV’s Lorraine this morning. The full interview has been uploaded to the programme’s Official You Tube channel. View it here.

Toyah Willcox is in the studio talking about teaming up with some of her favourite music stars for The 80′s Invasion tour, and why she thinks 80s music will never die!

There’s also a, very short, Toyah post/feature at the Lorraine section on the ITV website: Toyah Willcox is going back to the eighties!: Toyah Willcox joins Lorraine to tell her all about taking part in The 80′s Invasion Tour alongside some of our favourite eighties music stars.

And finally, a great photo of Toyah, Olly Murs and Lorraine was also posted earlier today at the ITV/Lorraine Instagram. (Photo © ITV)

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Instagram: Toyah Wardrobe

September 8th, 2016

The Toyah Wardrobe Instagram has exclusive photos of Toyah and the items currently on sale.


Official Photos: Four From Toyah

September 7th, 2016

A selection of photos shared over the last few days by Toyah/Official Toyah:

1. Some intriguing news coming tomorrow…. #fashion, 2. A new photo from Gary Clutterbuck’s recent photo shoot, revealed today to promote the 80s Invasion Tour ticket pre-sale opening, 3. Toyah tweeted yesterday: “A hot day on HOUND….but lots of fun“, 4. Toyah and Alec Porter, lead actor from Crime and Punishment. Click below to visit Toyah @ Instagram. (Photos © 1/3/4. Toyah Willcox, 2. Gary Clutterbuck)


Official Toyah: Instagram: Quadrophenia Cast Photo

May 28th, 2016

Toyah’s Official Instagram revealed another photo of the Quadrophenia ”sequel” cast today – The cat’s out the bag! There will be a film following up the lives of characters from the seminal Quadrophenia – Click below for the full photo.


Live 2016: Toyah PA @ KAOS Blackpool TONIGHT!

February 14th, 2016

Toyah plays a Valentine’s Day PA at KAOS Blackpool tonight. She will be onstage at 9pm. Toyah previously played the seaside venue in October 2013. Click below to visit their Facebook page. See Toyah’s valentine messages/photos for 2016 here, here and here.


Christmas/New Year: Newsy Bits Catch-Up

January 7th, 2016

Toyah’s New Year Message: Read at Twitter…

Christmas Wrapping: Robert Fripp and WillyFred on Christmas morning…

Encyclopedia of British Film: Toyah is now included in this book…

The Toyah Willcox Fuschia: Is another step closer to the flower shops of the world…

Compassion in World Farming: Used this photo of Toyah and WillyFred as part of their Christmas 2015 campaign.


Official Toyah: Toyah in Wonderland

December 12th, 2015

Visit this weekend for Toyah’s Stocking Fillers…


Official Toyah: In Wonderland Teaser / Ask Toyah

November 14th, 2015

Sneak peek into Toyah in Wonderland – Coming Soon >> “weep heart, weep / the sun’s hiding, crying in the night“… Ask Toyah >> Post your questions to be in with a chance of seeing them answered on video by Toyah. Click on both below for more info.

Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

October 28th, 2015

veronica15aDiana Remembered: October 27th 1986 ~ Princess Diana meets singer Toyah Willcox, at Women Of The Year Lunch, Savoy Hotel – View photos at Twitter / Watch Toyah’s speech from the lunch at You Tube…

Veronica: A rare Toyah feature in a 1982 issue of Dutch magazine VeronicaView at ebay…

Saturday Superstore: Toyah, looking beautiful, performs The Vow in 1983 – Saturday morning TV used to be unbelievably good – Watch at You Tube…

Kurious Planet: Kaleidoscope Man: Being camera assistant on Kaleidoscope Man was an amazing experience. Not only did I get to work with some very talented cast and crew including Gordon Hickie, cameraman for the BBC’s Holby City and Toyah Willcox, legendary singer and actress – Continue reading…

Byronesque Vintage: Epic. Toyah Willcox in Issey Miyake, 1980s – View at Instagram…

Official Instagram: A fantastic retro Prostitute t-shirt… Toyah and some zombies (from the forthcoming Doctors episode)… Toyah and a huge tennis ball in Bridgwater…

The Lost Highway Hotel: Review: Aaaaaaaah!: Like it or not (and many will quite understandably hate it), this is one of the most audacious films of the year. It’s detractors will call it over-indulgent nonsense of the worst kind, but they’ll be missing how, regardless of its ugliness and supposed flippancy, perseverance yields results. Somehow, amid what seems like nonsense, Oram conjures emotional investment. The film’s finale is quietly devastating – Continue reading…

Dear Mr Kershaw – A Pensioner Writes: The Letters of Wilf Turnbull and Derek Philpott, which included a letter to Toyah about I Want To Be Free, are now published as a book – More info/Buy it here…

Love Is The Law: Digital Booklet

October 26th, 2015

In October 1983, Toyah’s album Love is The Law was released. It was issued on CD in 2005 and made available digitally for the first time ever in 2013 – thanks to – to mark its 30th anniversary. The release was accompanied by a new digital booklet. You can now view/download the booklet at The Official Toyah website. Click on the original 1983 Japanese Love Is The Law press advert – colourised by Dreamscape – below to visit the album page.


• Browse Dreamscape’s recent Love Is The Law archive of posts here. View the related post at Instagram. The album is available to buy at iTunes and Amazon.