Toni Arthur-Hay (born 27 December ) is an English theatre director, former folk singer and television presenter. Contents. 1 Early life and education; 2 Career. Television; Music; Books; Theatre. 3 Personal life; 4 References; 5 External links Arthur-Hay was born Antoinette Alice Priscilla Wilson in Oxford, England. Play School is a British children's television series produced by the BBC which ran from 21 Presenters included the first black host of a children's show, Paul Danquah; Both the clock and the three window option live on in the children's. And now the iconic doll from Playschool is expected to fetch four figures at an The show's presenters, who included Johnny Ball and Floella.
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