Toyah Ann Willcox (born 18 May 1958) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, actress, producer and author.

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She provided the opening and closing lines in the original series of Teletubbies. In the 2015 reboot, she was replaced by Antonia Thomas.

In a career spanning more than forty years, Willcox has had 8 Top 40 singles, released over 20 albums, written two books, appeared in over forty stage plays and ten feature films, and voiced and presented numerous television shows.[1]

Between 1977 and 1983 she fronted the band Toyah, before embarking on a solo career in the mid-1980s. Her biggest hits include 'It's a Mystery', 'Thunder in the Mountains' and 'I Want to Be Free'

Outside of Teletubbies, she is also provided the narration in the first two series of fellow Ragdoll show, Brum.


  • In the mid 80's, Toyah Wilcox made an appearance Ragdoll Productions' very first television programme 'Pob's Programme'.
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