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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.

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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.

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Official Toyah: Toyah in Wonderland

December 12th, 2015

Visit toyahwillcox.com this weekend for Toyah’s Stocking Fillers…

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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 toyahwillcox.com – 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.

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• 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.

Official Instagram: Zacht Voor Haar

October 23rd, 2015

Eeeek!! This is amazing – ZACHT VOOR HAAR >> An astonishing #flashbackfriday to 1977. A rarely seen and seldom spotted shampoo advert modelling shot by a young Toyah. This advert was printed in Dutch magazines and the tag line translates as Soft for you. (Thanks to The Official Toyah Instagram)

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There’s no gimmicks! The above has brought this to mind – From 20 years later…

Desire/Prostitute/Ophelia’s Shadow: Catch Up

October 22nd, 2015

As has been posted about a fair bit recently… Toyah’s three quite different and, more than quite, brilliant albums: Desire – originally released in 1987, Prostitute – originally released in 1988, and Ophelia’s Shadow – originally released in 1991, were made available digitally, for the first time, earlier this month. There’s been a lot of related promotion…

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Desire: Read Toyah’s Letter, first published in Tellurian One (Spring 1987); View info on Tenterhooks, Echo Beach (Acoustic) and Desirable; Visit the album page at toyahwillcox.com; Read a full transcript of Chris Limb’s 1987 interview with Toyah; Listen to the album at Spotify; Buy at Amazon or iTunes; Browse Dreamscape’s Desire news…

Prostitute: Read Toyah’s Letter (Summer 1988); Visit the album page at toyahwillcox.com; Read a reflection by Craig Astley; Listen to the album at Spotify; Buy at Amazon or iTunes; Browse Dreamscape’s Prostitute news…

Ophelia’s Shadow: Read Toyah’s Letter (Summer 1990); Visit the album page at toyahwillcox.com; Listen to the album at Spotify; Buy at Amazon or iTunes; Browse Dreamscape’s Ophelia’s Shadow news… 

Explore Toyah’s Instagram for rarities related to all three albums (Thanks to Breaking Through).

Sugar and Spice: 35 Years Ago

October 9th, 2015

Sugar and Spice, written by Nigel Williams and directed by Bill Alexander, opened at the Royal Court Theatre, in Sloan Square, London, 35 years ago today. Starring Toyah Willcox, Caroline Quentin and Gwyneth Strong. Toyah played Sharon, her third stage role – following Tales From The Vienna Woods (Emma, 1977) and American Days (Tallulah, 1979).

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• Read an NME interview with Toyah, discussing Sugar and Spice (while she was still appearing in it in 1980), and see the production’s poster at Royal Court Posters. (Thanks to The Official Toyah Instagram)

Official Instagram: Desire, Prostitute, Ophelia’s Shadow

October 1st, 2015

Browse related photos and info on Desire, Prostitute and Ophelia’s Shadow at Toyah’s Official Instagram. All three albums are released digitally tomorrow. “This album was an exorcism for me, an exercise in self-worthToyah on Prostitute.

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Official Toyah Instagram: Great Trio Of Gigs

August 17th, 2015

Great trio of gigs: Thursday 13 August at London Hippodrome; Friday 14 August at Eastbourne Bandstand; Saturday 15 August at the legendary Fairport Cropredy Convention – Visit Toyah’s Official Instagram by clicking below.

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Live 2015: Toyah @ Rewind Scotland

July 27th, 2015

Toyah was an amazing riot of colour over the weekend at Rewind Scotland which took place at Scone Palace in Perth – View the full versions of both of the photos below at The Official Toyah InstagramTwitter or Facebook. (Photos © Toyah Willcox)

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Official Toyah: #readyformycloseup

March 3rd, 2015

instagram15aGet set for some new images… Toyah shared some teaser photos yesterday at Instagram, which also appeared at Twitter and Facebook:

Guess what im up to? In the studio shooting new images with sean chapman and dean stockings……more 2 come x

New shoot! #lips #eyes #readyformycloseup

#hairandmakeup last sneak peek until they are on www.toyahwillcox.com

LITL & More: Toyah Tweets About Tour!

October 23rd, 2013

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Toyah has tweeted reactions to both of the first two gigs of the tour, as well as a photo from the soundcheck at Legends last Friday. View that at Instagram.

On Saturday she said: “Newcastle was great! Thank u legends!” and on Monday: “Manchester! Oh Manchester! How u Rocked & the proposals of luv……u made an old women very happy“. Keep an eye on Twitter for more updates direct from Toyah on Tour!

Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

October 3rd, 2013

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Safari Records: Lots of Toyah at the website’s Home Page at the moment… Including the recently digitally released ‘Love Is The Law’ – Visit the site… (Thanks to Jimi LaLumia)

Toyah @ Instagram: Toyah recently shared a photo: “Sean chapman & dean stockings have taken over my home! We r shooting Rebel Run bedroom poster and tour t-shirt concept” – View photo…

We Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday: Toyah tweeted: “Recording Vintage Christmas with brummie pal roy wood of wizard” yesterday – View the photo…

Express: ‘I came back from the brink’ says China in Your Hand singer Carol Decker: A mention for Toyah in this article published today – Continue reading…

Dabbler: The Last Set Of Brief Lives For The Time Being: Willcox, Toyah (British popstrel, b. 1958). Mindful of her status as a cultural icon, Toyah Wilcox maintains a separate property solely for the storage of her archive, including press cuttings and VHS recordings of all her appearances on Top Of The Pops. – Continue reading…

30 Years of Rebel Run(ning)!

September 16th, 2013

Well…..30yrs on, I can still get into original Rebel Run outfit….just!” Toyah tweeted earlier today – View the full photo at Toyah’s Instagram. Watch Toyah perform ‘Rebel Run’ wearing the outfit on ITV’s Hold Tight in 1983. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

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Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

August 21st, 2013

rebelrun13aRebel Run: We’re fast approaching the 30th anniversary of the release of Toyah’s first, and penultimate on Safari, single of 1983. Rebel Run was released in mid-September and entered the UK charts on the 24th. Over the years it’s become one of Toyah’s best loved singles. View Rebel Run’s Wikipedia page, Toyah’s charts stats at The Official Charts Company and Dreamscape’s Imaginary Love Is The Law Singles Collection.

Now and Then: Rare 30 minute Toyah special from Carlton TV in 1997, hosted by the late Jim ‘Bullseye’ Bowen – Watch at You Tube…

Toyah @ Twitter & Instagram: “In 1978 Derek Jarman gave me Complete Shakespeare when he offered me the film “The Tempest” & I’ve found it after 14yrs packed away” – View here…

Edinburgh Evening News: Hazel O’Connor talks Beyond Breaking Glass: A namecheck for Toyah in this new interview with Hazel – Continue reading…

Mirror: Cruise News: P&O Cruises has launched its biggest range of trips featuring stars, including Michael Ball, Paul Young and Toyah. David Essex will sing on a 15-night Caribbean transatlantic cruise on Azura, leaving Southampton on November 1. Prices from £999pp. Call: 0843 373 0111.

Toyah @ Instagram: Love Is The Law +

July 22nd, 2013

A couple of great Instagram updates from Toyah over the last few days. On Saturday this amazing photo of Toyah, taken at Northern Pride (“snapped by @craigastley just before going on stage @northernprideuk“) was posted. Today is all about ‘Love Is The Law, (“LOVE IS THE LAW is ready 4 the 21st Century.My fave LP can now b downloaded 30yrs since being recorded. Come join me Martian Cowboys x“). Click below to view a larger version of the photo and/or follow Toyah at Instagram. (Thanks to Craig Astley)

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Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

July 8th, 2013

uptonfest13cUpton Music Festival 2013: We’re back for our 4th year and we’re even bigger and better than ever before… Toyah is playing this festival on Saturday 24th August. Check out their promo video at ‘You Tube’.

Toyah @ Instagram: “John Wain’s popped by for T! Our heroic builder has pieced The Rite Of Spring back 2gether seamlessly.… Thank U“.

Jack Up The 80s: Win An Original Mini Metro: Yes you can win this original 80′s beauty at Jack Up The 80′s! How to enter: Bring an scarecrow dressed to look like an iconic 80′s personality. From Ronald Regan to Boy George, Madonna, Adam Ant or Toyah… The possibilities are endless!

Northern Pride 2013: Toyah plays a daytime show on Saturday 20th July at ‘Northern Pride’, Check out their website which currently features Toyah on the Home Page.

James Endeacott: Songs To Remember: Tonight I’ll be spouting nonsense on BBC 6music roundtable with Toyah. Shes married to Robert Fripp who’s worked with Bowie many times over the years… I’m getting closer my friends.

I Want To Be Free: (Jason Buchanan’s Free Extended 7″): A fan mix of Toyah’s classic 1981 hit at ‘Soundcloud’.

Toyah @ Twitter & Instagram

June 24th, 2013

Toyah @ Twitter & Instagram: Toyah has been tweeting and Instagramming photos a-plenty over the last few weeks: Love Is The Law & More, WillyFred, fanmail, food, Robert Fripp, Rock The Stadium…

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Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

May 1st, 2013

Scunthorpe Telegraph: Toyah Willcox starring at Scunthorpe Baths Hall on Thursday: A new interview with Toyah: Stepping inside the mind of a woman is a scary thought for some men. But if you want to imagine what it is like for us girls, this show will give you an idea.

Chester Chronicle: Toyah Willcox to star in Hormonal Housewives at Crewe Lyceum: Pop icon Toyah Willcox will be in South Cheshire later this month when the irrepressible Hormonal Housewives head for Crewe’s Lyceum Theatre

Instagram: Check out the latest photos Toyah has instagrammed!.

The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive: Read full transcripts of Toyah’s interviews from Keith Middleton’s Late Show from BBC Radio Shropshire in early March and Justin Moorhouse on BBC Radio Manchester from the beginning of April.

Rock the Stadium: Toyah, Five Star, Altered Images, Midge Ure, Paul Young and many others will “Rock The Stadium” in Falkirk on Saturday 22nd June.

Dangerous Minds: Films and Filming: Original photo-spread for Derek Jarman’s Jubilee.