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Radio: Toyah @ BBC iPlayer Radio

January 17th, 2017

There’s a great selection of past Toyah at BBC Radio 4 content currently available to listen to at BBC iPlayer Radio; Great Lives: Toyah Willcox on Katharine Hepburn (originally aired in September 2015), Ramblings: Toyah takes Clare Balding for a walk in Worcestershire (February 2013), Woman’s Hour: Toyah on being a punk (February 2012), A Good Read: Book reviews (March 1998), and Saturday Live: Toyah’s shares her secret life (August 2011).

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BBC Radio 4: Great Lives

October 19th, 2015

Browse the full collection of BBC Radio 4’s Great Lives, including the, recently aired, final episode of Series 37 with Toyah paying tribute to the incredible Katharine Hepburn. Many of the episodes are still available to listen to online via iPlayer, and some are downloadable as podcasts.

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Great Lives @ BBC iPlayer

September 30th, 2015

greatlives15cThe latest edition of BBC Radio 4’s Great Lives is now available to listen to at BBC iPlayer or download as an mp3. It also airs again on BBC Radio 4 on Friday at 11pm.

The programme includes Toyah discussing Katharine Hepburn.

Dubbed an ‘oddity’ and ‘box office poison’, she liked to goad the press and public with her eccentric behaviour and unconventional love life. Her career in Hollywood spanned six decades, during which she starred alongside other Hollywood greats, including James Stewart, Cary Grant, Humphrey Bogart and Spencer Tracy.

The four time Oscar award winning actress Katharine Hepburn is this week’s Great Life. She is championed by singer and actress Toyah Willcox. The expert is Dr Mark Glancy – Reader in Film History, at Queen Mary, University of London. The presenter is Matthew Parris. The producer is Perminder Khatkar.

Photo: Toyah Willcox, Matthew Parris and Dr Mark Glancy after the recording of Great Lives. (Photo © BBC)

Great Lives: Toyah Willcox on Katharine Hepburn

September 27th, 2015

Dubbed an ‘oddity’ and ‘box office poison’, she liked to goad the press and public with her eccentric behaviour and unconventional love life. Her career in Hollywood spanned six decades, during which she starred alongside other Hollywood greats, including James Stewart, Cary Grant, Humphrey Bogart and Spencer Tracy.

The four time Oscar award winning actress Katharine Hepburn is this week’s Great Life. She is championed by singer and actress Toyah Willcox. The expert is Dr Mark Glancy – Reader in Film History, at Queen Mary, University of London. The presenter is Matthew Parris. The producer is Perminder Khatkar.

BBC Radio 4: Tuesday 29th September: 4.30pm/Friday 2nd October: 11pm
Great Lives, Series 37 – Episode 9 of 9

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Toyah on the Radio: BBCR4 Great Lives

September 17th, 2015

bbcr4logobToyah discusses, the inspirational, Katharine Hepburn in an upcoming edition of BBC Radio 4’s Great Lives.

Great Lives: BBC Radio 4
Tue 29th Sep: 4.30pm/Friday 2nd Oct: 11pm
Biographical series in which guests choose someone who has inspired their lives, presented by Matthew Parris. Toyah Willcox champions the life of Katharine Hepburn, who she met and worked with.

Toyah on TV: The Corn Is Green

July 19th, 2014

The Corn is Green: True Movies 1: Friday 25th July: 11am
Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn stars as a schoolteacher determined to help the people of a turn-of-the-century Welsh mining town. 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 (1979).

Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

May 31st, 2014

sohocreate14cSohoCreate: We have a pair of tickets to give away to Toyah’s fans to see her at @SohoCreate next Thursday, 5th June at 16.15 in London. To enter, send an email with “Toyah” as the subject line to win@sohocreate.co.uk

BBC News: Stephen Sutton: Funeral held after Twitter ‘thumbs up’: The private funeral has been held for teenage cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton as thousands remembered him via social media… Musician Toyah Willcox tweeted: “God bless u Stephen….u inspired. Thank u.” –  Continue reading…

Toyah, Robert & Bill Pay Tribute To Stephen Sutton: Remember 11am today. #ThumbsUpForStephen from Toyah, Fripp n’ Rieflin. God bless u Stephen….u inspired. Thank u – View their photo at Instagram…

The Wright Stuff: Thursday’s show, with Toyah guesting, is available to watch online for the next five days at Demand Five – View here…

Daventry Express: Thousands at boat show despite rain: A mixed bag of bank holiday weather did not put off the crowds from heading along to the Crick Boat Show. The three-day event drew in thousands of people from the local area and across the country. On the Saturday and Sunday there was evening music going on until 11.30pm, including a set on Saturday night from Toyah Willcox – Continue reading…

Katharine Hepburn’s ‘paradise’ in Fenwick, Connecticut: Not Toyah related but this recent Yahoo story on Katharine’s former home features a wonderful photo of it – View here…

Toyah on TV: The Corn Is Green

March 2nd, 2014

The Corn is Green: True Entertainment: Saturday 8th March: 1.00pm
Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn stars as a schoolteacher determined to help the people of a turn-of-the-century Welsh mining town. 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 (1979).

Toyah on TV: The Corn Is Green

February 15th, 2014

The Corn is Green: True Movies 1: Wednesday 26th February: 11.00am
Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn stars as a schoolteacher determined to help the people of a turn-of-the-century Welsh mining town. 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 (1979).

Toyah on TV: The Corn Is Green

January 25th, 2014

The Corn is Green: True Entertainment: Sunday 2nd February: 6.00am
Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn stars as a schoolteacher determined to help the people of a turn-of-the-century Welsh mining town. 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 (1979).

Toyah on TV: The Corn Is Green

January 12th, 2014

The Corn is Green: True Entertainment: Thursday 23rd January: 3.00pm
Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn stars as a schoolteacher determined to help the people of a turn-of-the-century Welsh mining town. 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 (1979).

Toyah on TV: The Corn Is Green

July 17th, 2013

The Corn is Green: True Movies 1: Wednesday 31st July: 3.00am
The Corn is Green: True Movies 1: Sunday 4th August: 5.00am
Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn stars as a schoolteacher determined to help the people of a turn-of-the-century Welsh mining town. 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 (1979).

Toyah on TV: The Corn Is Green

June 16th, 2013

The Corn is Green: True Entertainment: Monday 24th June: 7.00pm
Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn stars as a schoolteacher determined to help the people of a turn-of-the-century Welsh mining town. 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 (1979).

Toyah on TV: The Corn is Green

May 16th, 2013

The Corn is Green: True Movies 1: Friday 17th May: 3.00am
The Corn is Green: True Movies 1: Monday 20th May: 5.00pm
The Corn is Green: True Movies 2: Friday 24th May: 1.00am
Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn stars as a schoolteacher determined to help the people of a turn-of-the-century Welsh mining town. 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 (1979).

Toyah on TV: The Corn is Green

October 30th, 2012

The Corn is Green: True Movies 2: Sunday 11th November: 3.00am
Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn stars as a schoolteacher determined to help the people of a turn-of-the-century Welsh mining town. 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 (1979).

Toyah Timeline | 1978: The Corn Is Green

April 22nd, 2012

Toyah played Bessie Watty in the 1978, made for television, remake of a 1945 Bette Davis movie, The Corn Is Green. Starring the legendary Katharine Hepburn and directed by George Cukor, Toyah was working with “Hollywood royalty”. The film continues to air sporadically on UK television.