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The Guardian: Toyah Willcox: My Family Values

March 22nd, 2013

Toyah is the subject of the latest “My Family Values” series in The Guardian today. A poignant interview.

The actor and singer talks about not getting on with her mother, but idolising her father

My father was having a dirty weekend in Weston-super-Mare with a woman he was engaged to when he saw my mother and fell in love with her. He pursued her for about 14 months, followed her around the country and proposed to her. He was nine years older than her when they got married, and she was pregnant immediately, aged 19, and I think she regretted it.

My early family life was incredibly happy but I was very, very protected and very much living in a bubble.

• Continue reading at The Guardian.

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