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Toyah on the Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Older Woman (Ep6)

July 30th, 2018

tow15aThe first series of The Older Woman, the six-part radio drama which was originally broadcast in 1993, is currently airing again on BBC Radio 4 Extra. with the final episode on this week.

Toyah plays Elsa, alongside Martun Clunes and Zoë Wanamaker as Roy and Jane in this excellent, and slightly surreal, drama by Tony Bagley. Toyah also performs the theme song to The Older Woman.

The series, produced by Paul Schlesinger, also features David Troughton, Geoff McGivern, David Holt, Keith Drinkel and Melanie Hudson in a variety of roles.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 30th July: 7am
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 30 July: 5pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Tuesday 31st July: 5am
Episode 6 of 6. A letter and phone calls lift the lid on Jane’s chaotic love life. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From February 1993. Last in Series.

Toyah on the Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Older Woman (Ep5)

July 22nd, 2018

tow15aThe first series of The Older Woman, the six-part radio drama which was originally broadcast in 1993, is currently airing again on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Toyah plays Elsa, alongside Martun Clunes and Zoë Wanamaker as Roy and Jane in this excellent, and slightly surreal, drama by Tony Bagley. Toyah also performs the theme song to The Older Woman.

The series, produced by Paul Schlesinger, also features David Troughton, Geoff McGivern, David Holt, Keith Drinkel and Melanie Hudson in a variety of roles.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 23rd July: 7am
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 23rd July: 5pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Tuesday 24th July: 5am
Episode 5 of 6. Roy is temporarily distracted from his obsession with Jane by Dick’s rapid descent into alcoholism – and the sudden appearance of Elsa’s ex-husband. However, a night of unbridled passion with Jane looks increasingly likely…. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From February 1993.

Toyah on the Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Older Woman (Ep4)

July 15th, 2018

tow15aThe first series of The Older Woman, the six-part radio drama which was originally broadcast in 1993, is currently airing again on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Toyah plays Elsa, alongside Martun Clunes and Zoë Wanamaker as Roy and Jane in this excellent, and slightly surreal, drama by Tony Bagley. Toyah also performs the theme song to The Older Woman.

The series, produced by Paul Schlesinger, also features David Troughton, Geoff McGivern, David Holt, Keith Drinkel and Melanie Hudson in a variety of roles.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 16th July: 7am
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 16th July: 5pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Tuesday 17th July: 5am
Episode 4 of 6. Roy tries to impress Jane with some campaigning local journalism. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From February 1993.

Toyah on the Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Older Woman (Ep3)

July 8th, 2018

tow15aThe first series of The Older Woman, the six-part radio drama which was originally broadcast in 1993, is currently airing again on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Toyah plays Elsa, alongside Martun Clunes and Zoë Wanamaker as Roy and Jane in this excellent, and slightly surreal, drama by Tony Bagley. Toyah also performs the theme song to The Older Woman.

The series, produced by Paul Schlesinger, also features David Troughton, Geoff McGivern, David Holt, Keith Drinkel and Melanie Hudson in a variety of roles.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 9th July: 7am
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 9th July: 5pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Tuesday 10th July: 5am
Episode 3 of 6. Roy’s quest to insinuate himself further into Jane’s good books gets a new lease of life when she requests his help to save a tree. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From January 1993.

Toyah on the Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Older Woman (Ep2)

July 1st, 2018

tow15aThe first series of The Older Woman, the six-part radio drama which was originally broadcast in 1993, is currently airing again on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Toyah plays Elsa, alongside Martun Clunes and Zoë Wanamaker as Roy and Jane in this excellent, and slightly surreal, drama by Tony Bagley. Toyah also performs the theme song to The Older Woman.

The series, produced by Paul Schlesinger, also features David Troughton, Geoff McGivern, David Holt, Keith Drinkel and Melanie Hudson in a variety of roles.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 2nd July: 7am
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 2nd July: 5pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Tuesday 3rd July: 5am
Episode 2 of 6. Can Roy impress Jane by joining a green pressure group? Meanwhile, Pavarotti appears in his dreams with some invaluable advice. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From January 1993.

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• Below are a couple of Radio Times clippings with a little more detail about the series, published when The Older Woman originally aired in January 1993. (Thanks to Anthony Lewis)

Toyah on the Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Older Woman

June 25th, 2018

tow15aThe first series of The Older Woman, the six-part radio drama which was originally broadcast in 1993, begins airing again on BBC Radio 4 Extra from today.

Toyah plays Elsa, alongside Martun Clunes and Zoë Wanamaker as Roy and Jane in this excellent, and slightly surreal, drama by Tony Bagley. Toyah also performs the theme song to The Older Woman.

The series, produced by Paul Schlesinger, also features David Troughton, Geoff McGivern, David Holt, Keith Drinkel and Melanie Hudson in a variety of roles.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Monday 25th June: 7am/5pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Tuesday 26th June: 5am
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Saturday 30th June: 12pm
Episode 1 of 6. Local hack journalist Roy Hitchcock meets his former English teacher, and sets out on a crusade to win her heart against all odds. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From January 1993.

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• Below are a couple of Radio Times clippings with a little more detail about the series, published when The Older Woman originally aired in January 1993. (Thanks to Anthony Lewis)

Toyah on the Radio: BBC R4 Extra: The Older Woman

February 7th, 2015

tow15aThe first series of The Older Woman, the six-part radio drama which was originally broadcast in 1993, has been airing again on BBC Radio 4 Extra over the past few weeks.

Toyah plays Elsa, alongside Martun Clunes and Zoë Wanamaker as Roy and Jane. Episodes 5 and 6 air this week and next.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra
Wed 11th Feb: 7am/5.30pm | Thu 12th Feb: 5.30am
Episode 5 of 6. In a rare moment, Miss Callaghan apologises to her ex, lovestruck pupil Roy. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From February 1993.

The Older Woman: BBC R4 Extra: Wed 18th Feb: 7am/5.30pm | Thu 19th Feb: 5.30am
Episode 6 of 6. A letter and phone calls lift the lid on Jane’s chaotic love life. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From February 1993.

• Listen to episodes 1 – 4, which are currently available at BBC iPlayer. Episode 1 has less than a week left though!

Toyah on the Radio: The Older Woman

January 13th, 2015

The six-part radio drama, The Older Woman, in which Toyah plays Elsa airs again in January and February on BBC Radio. Originally broadcast by ‘BBC Radio 4′ in January and February 1993 it also stars Zoë Wanamaker and Martin Clunes as Jane and Roy. It’s being repeated by BBC Radio 4 Extra. Toyah also sings the theme tune – Listen here.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Wednesday 14th January: 7am/5.30pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Thursday 15th January: 5.30am
Episode 1 of 6. Local hack journalist Roy Hitchcock tries to win the heart of his former teacher. Stars Zoë Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox, with David Troughton and Nicky Henson. The Older Woman is written by Tony Bagley.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Wednesday 21st January: 7am/5.30pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Thursday 22nd January: 5.30am
Episode 2 of 6. Can Roy impress Jane by joining a green pressure group? Meanwhile, Pavarotti appears in his dreams with some invaluable advice. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From January 1993.

The Older Woman (Ep 6): BBC iPlayer

June 29th, 2013

The sixth episode of The Older Woman is now available to listen to at BBC iPlayer.

It will remain online until early next Friday morning.

This is the final epsiode of Series One. A second series was made and aired in 1994 on ‘BBC Radio 4′ but I’m pretty sure that Toyah, or her character, didn’t appear.

• View all of Dreamscape’s recent news on The Older Woman.

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Toyah on the Radio: The Older Woman (Ep 6)

June 22nd, 2013

The fifth episode of The Older Woman is now available to listen to at BBC iPlayer. It will remain online until early next Friday morning.

The final episode airs next Thursday morning/afternoon and very early Friday morning.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra 
Thu 27th June: 7am & 5.30pm/Fri 28th June: 5.30am
Episode 6 of 6. A letter and phone calls lift the lid on Jane’s chaotic love life. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From February 1993.

Toyah on the Radio: The Older Woman (Ep 5)

June 16th, 2013

The fourth episode of The Older Woman is now available to listen to at BBC iPlayer. It will remain online until early next Friday morning.

Episode Five airs next Thursday morning/afternoon and very early Friday morning.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra 
Thu 20th June: 7am & 5.30pm/Fri 21st June: 5.30am
Episode 5 of 6. In a rare moment, Miss Callaghan apologises to her ex, lovestruck pupil Roy. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From February 1993.

Toyah on the Radio: The Older Woman (Ep 4)

June 7th, 2013

The third episode of The Older Woman is now available to listen to at BBC iPlayer. It will remain online until early next Friday morning.

Episode Four airs next Thursday morning/afternoon and very early Friday morning.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra 
Thu 13th June: 7am & 5.30pm/Fri 14th June: 5.30am
Episode 4 of 6. Roy tries to impress Jane with some campaigning local journalism. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From February 1993.

Toyah on the Radio: The Older Woman (Ep 3)

May 31st, 2013

The second episode of The Older Woman is now available to listen to at BBC iPlayer. It will remain online until early next Friday morning.

Episode Three airs next Thursday morning/afternoon and very early Friday morning.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra 
Thu 6th June: 7am & 5.30pm/Fri 7th June: 5.30am Episode 3 of 6. Roy’s quest to insinuate himself further into Jane’s good books gets a new lease of life when she requests his help to save a tree. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From January 1993.

Toyah on the Radio: The Older Woman (Ep 2)

May 24th, 2013

The first episode of The Older Woman is now available to listen to at BBC iPlayer. It will remain online until early next Friday morning.

Episode Two airs next Thursday morning/afternoon and very early Friday morning.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra 
Thu 30th May: 7am & 5.30pm/Fri 31st May: 5.30am
Episode 2 of 6. Can Roy impress Jane by joining a green pressure group? Meanwhile, Pavarotti appears in his dreams with some invaluable advice. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From January 1993.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra TOMORROW!

May 22nd, 2013

A reminder that the first episode of, the 1993 radio comedy/drama, The Older Woman airs tomorrow at 7am and 5.30pm on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

You can listen to the 30-minute programme live online or at BBC iPlayer post broadcast.

Just as the series was about to air in 1993 Toyah told ‘Radio Times’: “I don’t regard the different things I do as seperate careers. I’ve always combined music with acting. All my work makes different demands on me, and that keeps me interested.”

Toyah tweeted earlier this week: “I’m thrilled BBC RADIO 4 EXTRA is repeating comedy series THE OLDER WOMEN with myself, Zoe Wannamaker, Martin Clunes details at my homepage“.

The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Thursday 23rd May: 7am/5.30pm
The Older Woman: BBC Radio 4 Extra: Friday 24th May: 5.30am
Episode 1 of 6. Local hack journalist Roy Hitchcock tries to win the heart of his former teacher. Stars Zoë Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox, with David Troughton and Nicky Henson. (A BBC Radio 4 Extra debut). The Older Woman is written by Tony Bagley.

• Here are a couple of Radio Times clippings from when The Older Woman originally aired in January 1993. (Thanks to Anthony Lewis)