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Toyah on TV: Who’s Doing The Dishes?

March 6th, 2020

Who’s Doing The Dishes?: Virgin Media One: Wednesday 18th March: 5.20am
Brian McFadden presents the dining challenge. Will it remain a mystery that Toyah Willcox is the celebrity host when she throws a dinner party for four complete strangers?

Toyah on TV: Tales Of The Unexpected

February 24th, 2020

Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Friday 6th March: 4.30pm
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Sunday 8th March: 9.30am
Tales Of The Unexpected: Sky Arts: Monday 9th March: 10.30am
Blue Marigold. Series 5, Episode 1. Dropped by her agency for her diva-like behaviour, supermodel Marigold’s mental health deteriorates. Years later, she plots a comeback. Director: Giles Foster. Starring: Toyah Willcox, Ralph Bates, Sharon Duce, Helen Fraser, Billy Hamon, Edward Jewesbury.

Toyah on TV: Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!

February 23rd, 2020

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s: Monday 24th February: 4am
T’Pau’s Carol Decker brings a bit of Heart and Soul to a countdown of ’80s ladies who like to rock! With Joan Jett, Tina Turner, Stevie Nicks and Pat Benatar. (as well as Toyah via the Thunder In The Mountains video)

Toyah on TV: Celebrity Fantasy Homes

February 17th, 2020

Celebrity Fantasy Homes: Really: Sunday 1st March: 6am
Celebrity Fantasy Homes: Really: Thursday 5th March: 1pm
Toyah (Series 2, Episode 2). Celebrities hunt for a new home. Gaby Roslin helps the original punk-pop princess Toyah Willcox search for a second home, in Richmond upon Thames, with a budget of £650,000.

Toyah on NOW 80s: 30 Rock Chicks/Sack The Stylist?!

February 11th, 2020

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist and Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks are both airing on NOW 80s later this week.

Carol Decker’s 30 Rock Chicks!: NOW 80s:
Thursday 13th February: 0.00am
T’Pau’s Carol Decker brings a bit of Heart and Soul to a countdown of ’80s ladies who like to rock! With Joan Jett, Tina Turner, Stevie Nicks and Pat Benatar. (as well as Toyah via the Thunder In The Mountains video)

Toyah’s Sack The Stylist?! Top 30: NOW 80s: Friday 14th February: 10am
Pop legend Toyah brings 30 memorable videos featuring a cavalcade of clothing calamities from superstars including Bowie, Madonna, Adam Ant and many more in this crazy countdown!

Toyah on TV: Celebrity Ghost Stories

February 9th, 2020

Celebrity Ghost Stories: Lifetime: Saturday 22nd February: 10pm
Celebrity Ghost Stories: Lifetime: Sunday 23rd February: 1am
Series 1, Episode 6. Sue Cook reveals creepy encounters with a malevolent nutcracker and a UFO, Toyah Willcox speaks of a spooky apparation, and Alex Fearns discusses sinister sounds he caught on tape.

Toyah on TV: Celebrity Money For Nothing

February 4th, 2020

Celebrity Money For Nothing: Quest Red: Monday 17th February: 10am/7pm
Series 1, Episode 1. Sarah Moore and Jay Blades search the homes of celebrities to uncover unloved and unused gems for charity. Sarah and Jay look through the homes of 1980s pop stars Sinitta and Toyah Willcox in the hope of uncovering four pieces of junk to transform and sell on for a profit. Woodworking wizard Norman Wilkinson is tasked with taking on Toyah’s tired chairs, while robot-mad Mark Haig gives Sinitta’s broken fan a steampunk-inspired makeover. But will Sarah and Jay find new homes for their revamped items? With Sarah Moore, Jay Blades, Martyn Bon, Michelle Friel, Jules Kean. (Photo © BBC)

Toyah on TV: Anchoress

January 24th, 2020

Anchoress, the 1993 Chris Newby directed film, with Christopher Eccleston, Pete Postlethwaite, Natalie Morse and Toyah, is airing on London Live a few times over the next 10 days, beginning tonight.

Anchoress: London Live: Friday 24th January: 10pm
Anchoress: London Live: Monday 27th January: 11pm
Anchoress: London Live: Monday 3rd February: 0.00am
A peasant girl develops a fascination with a statue of the Virgin Mary, which prompts a priest to sentence her to be walled up in the church. When she discovers her mother is to be tried as a witch, she resolves to break free from her imprisonment, even if it costs her her life. Medieval drama, starring Natalie Morse, Toyah Willcox, Pete Postlethwaite, Christopher Eccleston, Gene Bervoets, Brenda Bertin. Director: Chris Newby

Toyah on TV: Quadrophenia – Our Generation

January 15th, 2020

Quadrophenia – Our Generation: Sky Arts: Friday 24th January: 9pm
Quadrophenia – Our Generation: Sky Arts: Sunday 26th January: 11pm
Celebrity fans and cast members come together to shed light on the making of Quadrophenia and explore the legacy that the cult film has left behind, 40 years after its release. (Photo © Sky Arts)

Toyah on TV: Trailblazers: New Romantics

January 15th, 2020

Trailblazers: Sky Arts: Monday 27th January: 2pm
Trailblazers: Sky Arts: Tuesday 28th January: 3.05am
New Romantics. Toyah Willcox and Billy Bragg are among those examining the New Romantic movement, from The Human League and Adam Ant, to David Bowie and Ultravox. (Series 1, Episode 16)

Toyah on TV: Anchoress

January 12th, 2020

Anchoress, the 1993 Chris Newby directed film, with Christopher Eccleston, Pete Postlethwaite, Natalie Morse and Toyah, is airing on London Live later this month.

Anchoress: London Live: Friday 24th January: 10pm
Anchoress: London Live: Monday 27th January: 11pm
A peasant girl develops a fascination with a statue of the Virgin Mary, which prompts a priest to sentence her to be walled up in the church. When she discovers her mother is to be tried as a witch, she resolves to break free from her imprisonment, even if it costs her her life. Medieval drama, starring Natalie Morse, Toyah Willcox, Pete Postlethwaite, Christopher Eccleston, Gene Bervoets, Brenda Bertin. Director: Chris Newby

Anchoress Info: Toyah plays the role of Pauline Carpenter in Anchoress, a 1993 British drama film directed by Chris Newby. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.

The screenplay is partly based on accounts of an historical female anchorite, Christine Carpenter, who was walled into her anchorhold in a village church in Surrey, England, in 1329. The story revolves around the girl’s mystical visions of the Virgin Mary, the Priest who walls her into his village church, and his dislike of her mother, a midwife whom he regards as a witch.

The film is shot in black-and-white and visually resembles the works of Danish filmmaker Carl Theodor Dreyer, especially The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) – Continue reading at toyahwillcox.com.

Toyah on TV: Pointless Celebrities

January 8th, 2020

Pointless Celebrities: Challenge: Thursday 9th January: 7pm
Music. A special celebrity music edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Fish and Barbara Dickson, Nick Heyward and Toyah Willcox, Heather Small and Mari Wilson, and Jessica Taylor and Kelli Young. (Photo © BBC)

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Toyah on TV: Kavanagh Q.C. (A Family Affair)

January 8th, 2020

Kavanagh Q.C.: Drama: Sunday 19th January: 0.00am
A Family Affair. Kavanagh finds himself caught up in a bitter family feud when he represents a frustrated father who has kidnapped his son in a desperate attempt to win custody. On the home front, Kavanagh’s daughter wants to let her boyfriend stay overnight. Directed by Renny Rye. With John Thaw, Holly Aird, Robert Ashby, Toyah Willcox and Lisa Harrow.

• Drama is available to watch on Sky (Channel 143), Freeview (Channel 20), Virgin Media (Channel 130), Freesat (Channel 158), Sky Ireland (Channel 158), Virgin Media Ireland (Channel 164).

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