Toyah Willcox has gone from punk princess to an accomplished stage actress with a few stops on television in between. Available to book through the Champions Music & Entertainment agency this iconic celebrity is unparalleled and a riot at all events, broadcasts, and festivals. Toyah’s career began in Birmingham with Derek Jarman’s seminal punk epic Jubilee. Wilcox got to pick her role and settled on the character of Mad because she was anarchic and had the most lines in the film. Originally titled Down with the Queen it soon became a cult classic in the punk scene featuring appearances by Adam Ant, Wayne County, and Nell Campbell as well as a score by Brian Eno.
Toyah’s success in this debut led to her gaining more prominent roles including appearances in the iconic Quadrophenia and even alongside Katherine Hepburn in the film, The Corn is Green. Toyah would reunite with her father figure and director Jarman to play the role of Miranda in his version of Shakespeare’s classic The Tempest. This standout performance won the young actor a nomination as Best Newcomer at the Evening Standard Awards. Toyah juggled her burgeoning stage and film career along with music.
Forming a self-titled punk band, she burst onto the scene gaining critical success with the debut single ‘Victims of the Riddle’. After a short EP, their follow up album, The Blue Meaning became a top 40 hit. Featuring hit singles like ‘Brave New World’, ‘I Want to Be Free’, and “It’s A Mystery” Toyah cemented her place as a rock icon. Her follow up albums would go on to greater acclaim with Anthem and The Changeling achieving platinum status.
Currently, Toyah’s music and film career is packed with bookings. Her current rock band, Toyah & The Humans features music legends Bill Rieflin and Chris Wong and has released three albums to date. Her recent film and stage roles are just as impressive, having appeared appearing in the cult British film Ahhhhhhhh!, directed by Steve Oram and co-starring Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, and Julian Rhind-Tutt. The unmatched talent of Toyah Wilcox is truly one of a kind. Her busy schedule and star-studded career, full of glittering highlights, make her one of the most iconic headline acts available to book today.