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Halloween: Resurrecting Toyah’s Creepy Room

October 31st, 2018

It’s Halloween! Six years ago today Toyah’s Creepy Room played the Birmingham Ballroom – part of The Changeling Resurrection II Tour – and Dreamscape counted down to the gig with some suitably spooky images, incorporating the official promo… Click on those images below for further Halloween updates from previous years.


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Happy Halloween: Remembering Toyah’s Creepy Room

October 31st, 2015

Happy Halloween to all our visitors – Exactly three years ago Toyah’s Creepy Room (part of The Changeling Resurrection II Tour) played the Birmingham Ballroom and we counted down to the gig with some suitably spooky images, incorporating the official promo…


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Happy Halloween / In The Fairground

October 31st, 2013

Wishing all our visitors a Happy Halloween. Andrew York’s In The Fairground has been updated with a new gallery page, for special OCCASIONS like Halloween, with 10 new spooky Toyah images. Click below to visit.


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LITL & More: Halloween in Bristol

October 24th, 2013

Finally! After 14 years I have an excuse to post a photo of one of my other favourite female icons – the magnificent Elvira.

This is the fantastic flyer for the post-gig Halloween party in Bristol. Love Is The Law & More plays at Bristol Fleece next Thursday.

Flag Promotions and The Fleece present Eighties Halloween Party at The Fleece: DJs Ant (Being Boiled), Bobby (Republic) + Frankie D (Slimelight) – Thursday 31st October, 10.30pm til late! Free admission for all Toyah ticket holders! £5 without.

• Details and ticket link for this gig, and the others on the tour, at the Official LITL & More Tour Page.

• View a larger version of the Elvira/Toyah flyer here. (Thanks to Paul Lomas)

Happy Halloween: Toyah’s Creepy Room TONIGHT!

October 31st, 2012

Trick or Treat? Of course it’ll definitely be the latter tonight at Birmingham Ballroom with The Changeling Resurrection II Halloween Special: Toyah’s Creepy Room. Dress in your best spooky outfit, expect The Packt, Creepy Room, Voodoo Doll & Ieya in the set list, and have fun!

Vampires Rock – Halloween Hellraising!

October 31st, 2008

Happy Halloween to you all – and spookily… a bunch of vampires will descend on Ipswich this evening. Rumour has it it the event will be filmed as well!! Toyah and Vampires Rock are at the Ipswich Regent, with a film crew capturing the show for a future DVD release (not confirmed as yet but highly likely).

PS. It’s exactly one year since Latex Messiah (Viva La Rebel In You) was released. Time flies!

PS. It’s                                 exactly one year since ‘Latex                                 Messiah (Viva La Rebel In You)’                                 was released. Time flies!

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It’s Halloween: Viva La Rebel In You!

October 31st, 2007

Happy Halloween to all Dreamscape’s visitors. The great news this October 31st is that Toyah’s Latex Messiah (Viva La Rebel In You)  is currently number 30 on the iTunes Plus Top 100 Downloads Chart, and, better still, number six in the iTunes Plus Rock chart. It is also no. 92 in the general iTunes Rock chart. Keep downloading!!

Aaaaaaaah! Newsy Bits & Pieces!

October 18th, 2015

guardian15bThe Guardian/Guide: Charlie Lyne’s Home Entertainment – Aaaaaaaah!: Frightfest Presents, VOD: Even as physical media starts to look like a relic from a less enlightened age, the internal hierarchy of home video lives on, decreeing that real films come out on Blu-ray – Continue reading… (Thanks to Lärwi for the scan)

The List: 10 Best New Horror DVDs for Hallowe’en: 5. Aaaaaaaah! (Icon) Aaaaaaaah! is the pick of the new FrightFest Presents imprint (other titles include Some Kind of Hate, Estranged and Night of the Living Deb). The directorial debut of actor Steve Oram (Sightseers) verges on the experimental with a society that hasn’t developed language but communicates via grunts, hoots and gestures. Imagine chimpanzees in a domestic urban setting (anyone who has read Will Self’s masterpiece Great Apes will recognise the concept) as they fight, squabble and rut. Deeply weird but strangely brilliant – Continue reading…

Westword: Denver Film Festival Announces First Wave of Programming and Early-Bird Discounts: LATE NIGHT – Aaaaaaaah! / UK (Steve Oram): Humans live like wild apes in the midst of a present-day London neighborhood — grunting, fornicating and fighting to kill — in this exuberantly low-budget mash-up of horror, comedy, cult sci-fi, and commentary on social devolution from co-star, screenwriter and first-time director Steve Oram – Continue reading…

EW: Denver Film Festival to screen Gaspar Noé’s Love, action movie Camino, and Aaaaaaaah!: The Gaspar Noé-directed 3D erotic drama Love, the Zoë Bell-starring action-thriller movie Camino, and the horror-comedy Aaaaaaaah! — about humans living like wild apes in present-day London — will all screen at this year’s Denver Film Festival – Continue reading…

Brutal as Hell: New Sizzle Reel For FrightFest Presents VOD Platform: At the stroke of midnight on 19th October, will release its first six titles for VOD. In conjunction with Icon Home Entertainment, the biggest name on the British horror fest scene are now bringing some titles from their 2015 flagship event into the digital realm for all to see – and the first movies to be released under this banner are The Sand, Estranged, After Death, Aaaaaaaaah!, Night of the Living Deb and Some Kind of Hate – Continue reading…

Horror Channel: FrightFest Presents Titles Announced

September 28th, 2015

aaaaaaaah15bbDiscover true terror on October 19th as Icon Film Distribution and FrightFest, the UK’s leading genre film festival, team up to launch FrightFest Presents, an all-new expert driven social community-building label ready to deliver true shocks and scares straight into your home just in time for Halloween and beyond…FrightFest Presents will bring you the most unsettling feature films from the festival; a series of movies that wowed and earned critical accliam hand-picked by FrightFest directors Alan Jones and Paul McEvoy.

The first phase of six films hand curated by FrightFest Presents will be available to download from October 19 and are: The Sand, Estranged, After Death, Aaaaaaaaah!, Night of the Living Deb and Some Kind of Hate.

• Continue reading at the Horror Channel.

Show Film First: FrightFest Guest Line-Up

July 24th, 2015

showfilmfirst15bBarbara Crampton, Rick Wakeman, James Cosmo, Toyah Willcox, Neil Marshall and Bernard Rose amongst dazzling array of guests set to re-animate FrightFest.

Scream Queen legend Barbara Crampton is Film4 FrightFest’s special guest icon, appearing in no less than four films in this year’s line-up. She stars in We Are Still Here, Road Games and Sun Choke plus makes a cameo appearance in Tales Of Halloween. Not only will Barbara be introducing all her films, she’ll also be talking about her amazing career during a special interview event, hosted by Alan Jones, on Sun 30 Aug, 9.15pm.

The eclectic mix of guests also includes Aaaaaaaah! debut director & actor Steve Oram and his co-stars rock legend Toyah Willcox, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Noel Fielding and Alice Lowe.

• Continue reading at Show Film First. browse all of Dreamscape’s Aaaaaaaah! news here, and FrightFest 2015 news here.


Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

October 31st, 2014

halloween14aHappy Halloween: To all our visitors – Dreamscape has no specific spooky updates this year, but why not take a look back over our Halloween posts from recent years…

Official Toyah: Songs From The Intergalactic Ranch House: A gallery of shots from the tour – View here…

Vintagerock’s Weblog: Toyah Newcastle City Hall 1981 & 1982: So Toyah became a pop star. She had major chart success with a run of hit singles. First “It’s a Mystery” which was the stand out song on a hit EP – Continue reading…

The Telegraph: Following on from the previous “Newsy Bits” post which included a link to Paul Gorman’s blog, in which he lampooned Philip Hoare’s review of the new Vivienne Westwood book – Here is a scan of the review… (Thanks to Lärwi)

Alison Buchanan Photography: Toyah Willcox performing live by music photographer Alison Buchanan: Toyah Willcox played to a packed crowd at Trading Boundaries last Friday. This very unique venue is really getting a name for itself amongst artists where they perform in an intimate setting rather than the usual larger venues – Continue reading…

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LITL & More: The Fleece, Bristol

November 20th, 2013

Added a few more photos of Toyah from the Love Is The Law & More gig at The Fleece, Bristol on Halloween, including this fantastic shot below. View a larger version of this, and more, at Dreamscape’s LITL & More Gallery. (Thanks to Angus Turner for the photos)


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Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

November 3rd, 2013


Dreamscape Gallery: The latest page addition, Love Is The Law & More 2013, to the Gallery finally has its own index image. There are now comprehensive sections on all of Toyah’s recent anniversary tours, and much more at the Gallery. Visit here… (Thanks to Jo Oliver, Damon King, P A C Photography & Official Toyah for the photos used in the index image)

Three Sided Coin: Toyah tweeted a “selfie” yesterday, from the set of a new short film she is appearing in – View the photo at the Official Instagram…

LITL & More @ Bristol: Photos of Toyah from The Fleece on Thursday night (Halloween) at Simon Hendy’s blog – View here…

LITL & More @ Bilston: Toyah performs ‘Dreamscape’ at the Robin 2 on 25th October – View here…

Look! Hear!: Toyah Willcox & Duran Duran: Screen caps and a short article on an edition of Look! Hear! at the Pebble Mill blog – View here…

Generation of Scars: Quadrophenia: This recent article includes a rare pinball poster for the iconic 1979 film – View here…

News Briefs in, er, Brief!: Toyah receives a namecheck in a review of Susan Boyle’s new Christmas album (yes really!); a screen cap from Shoestring at flickr; A 2004 Toyah and Jack Ryder photo used in an About article on pantomime.

LITL Month: Rebel Run @ Jugendbund

October 26th, 2013

We are into the last few days of Love Is The Law Month, and Toyah has now completed over half of the LITL & More Tour. The next date is Halloween in Bristol (ticket info here). Back in 1983 there was a hectic promotional schedule for Love Is The Law, with interviews in numerous magazines and music papers, and Toyah guesting on many TV shows, including a performance of ‘Rebel Run’ on Jugendbund.


TCRII: Toyah’s Creepy Room: Countdown #1/2

October 30th, 2012

There’s now just one day to go until Toyah’s Creepy Room sends shivers through Birmingham Ballroom as The Changeling Resurrection II hits the city for a Halloween Special. Here are Dreamscape’s three and two days to go countdown images. Check back later today for the next one. Please click on each to zoom. Buy Creepy Room tickets here.

TCRII: Toyah’s Creepy Room

October 24th, 2012

Come along to Toyah’s Creepy Room with the special Changeling Resurrection II Halloween show at Birmingham Ballroom on Wednesday 31st October. Vote for your song choice. Tickets available here. (Official flyer rejigged slightly to fit here – View the original here)

This Way For… The Changeling Resurrection!

October 22nd, 2012

There are five dates left of The Changeling Resurrection II UK Tour: Bridport, Redhill, Birmingham (Halloween Special), St Albans and, the Rewound & Extended finale in, Brighton. Click below for all the details. (Thanks to Damon King)

Louder Than War: Toyah in Conversation

October 18th, 2012

Birmingham’s very own punk queen Toyah Willcox returns this month (Oct 31st) to perform a very special Halloween show at the Birmingham Ballroom.

LTW’s Ross Cotton took the chance to ask Toyah about her memories whilst recording her album ‘The Changeling’ and her future plans.

The iconic pop star, actress and TV personality is reigniting her triumphant forth album ‘The Changeling’, to celebrate its 30th anniversary and the mark of the gothic era. After a sell-out touring stint earlier this year, and a well deserved star awarded at the ‘Kings Heath Walk of Fame’, it comes as no surprise that our local girl is in high demand.

• Continue reading at Louder Than War.

Domestic City: Interview: Toyah Willcox

September 20th, 2012

An interesting new Toyah interview from Domestic City.

Toyah Willcox, 30 years on from ‘The Changeling’ and the beginning of the goth movement

Birmingham’s very own punk queen Toyah Willcox returns this month to perform a very special Halloween show at the Birmingham Ballroom.

The iconic pop star, actress and TV personality is reigniting her triumphant forth album ‘The Changeling’, to celebrate its 30th anniversary and the mark of the gothic era. After a sell-out touring stint earlier this year, and a well deserved star awarded at the ‘Kings Heath Walk of Fame’, it comes as no surprise that our local girl is in high demand.

“[The Walk of Fame] was a really emotional day for me”, says Toyah. “I just wish my parents were around to have known because they just would be so proud…”

• Continue reading at Domestic City.

The Changeling Resurrection II: Birmingham Ballroom

August 31st, 2012

Toyah’s ‘Changeling Resurrection II’ gig at Birmingham Ballroom on Wed 31st October is a Halloween Special. Gig goers are advised to “dress to impress”. Click below for ticket info.

Switch Radio: ‘Wayne’s Asylum’ Interview Preview

June 28th, 2012

A short preview of the forthcoming ‘Wayne’s Asylum’ Toyah interview will air on tomorrow night’s show on Switch Radio. Info from Wayne:

This Friday I will be giving you an interview teaser EXCLUSIVE of the Toyah interview I did last week with the lady herself. She’ll be letting you know about the gigs she has coming up in here in Brum including the Hare and Hounds gig and a massive Halloween special @ Birmingham Ballroom . Do not miss this prequel to the Friday 13th/ Toyah special being aired in July..

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