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Christmas 2019: Day 6: The Ebony Tower

December 6th, 2019

christmas2018bChristmas 1984, The Ebony Tower written by John Fowles and originally published in 1974 – aired on ITV on the 9th December.

Toyah filmed the 90-minute television drama, which was produced by Granada TV, in the Dordogne region of France during the Summer of 1983. She starred alongside Sir Laurence Olivier, Greta Scacchi and Roger Rees.

View promo shots from the drama here and here. Read an interview with Toyah, published when The Ebony Tower aired, by Outlook magazine, and another from around the same time, by Cosmopolitan magazine. Read Dreamscape’s 2011 DVD review, and view a couple of our fan adverts. (Thanks to andy for the screen cap below)

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Remember 1983: The Ebony Tower

May 15th, 2013

Late Summer 1983, Toyah filmed The Ebony Tower in the Dordogne area of France with Sir Laurence Olivier, Greta Scacchi and Roger Rees. The 90-minute drama eventually aired on ITV in December 1984, with a TV Times cover accompanying it. 30 years later it’s still one of Toyah’s best remembered acting roles. View a larger version of the Dreamscape advert for the 2011 DVD release here, and the original trailer here. (Thanks to Andi)

Classic Toyah: The Ebony Tower

August 20th, 2012

A couple of pretend “adverts” for The Ebony Tower, using great stills from the ITV drama.