Don your finest Geansaí Nollaig and join Ryan Tubridy and a host of guests for The Late Late Toy Show on Friday, 27th November 2015.
Bringing you exclusive live and on-demand coverage, Irish people abroad from all generations can indulge in the annual event that sets us up nicely for the season ahead. Join us for the 40th Late Late Toy Show on RTÉ Player and RTÉ Player International, from 9.35pm (Irish time) on Friday, 27th November 2015.
Live on RTÉ One, RTÉ Player and RTÉ Player International, if you miss the show, catch-up, on-demand, on RTÉ Player and RTÉ Player International.
Superb online coverage of The Late Late Toy Show will be complemented by a myriad of great online extras available to audiences all over the World. From Boston to Brisbane, experience all the excitement of the night and more.
To get you in the mood, we’ve included an exclusive teaser. RTÉ Player invited some past participants of The Late Late Toy Show to watch back their performances ‘Gogglebox’ style. We met Alex Meehan, Naoise & Oisín Cooke, Douglas Oman, Fergal Smith, Danielle Evans and Saoirse Bates. The Late Late Toy Show Talk Back – more available on RTÉ Player
Or reminisce on the Top Moments from previous shows or check out The Late Late Toy Show Unwrapped, a three part documentary that looks at the history of the programme, going right back to its introduction with Gay Byrne as presenter in the 70s right up to the present day, and looks at why it is now the television event of the year.
Featuring interviews with all three Toy Show presenters – Gay Byrne, Pat Kenny and Ryan Tubridy – and familiar faces that are proud to have begun their careers on the show including, singer Imelda May, actress Angeline Ball and comedian Al Porter. This trip down memory lane will set viewers up nicely for this year’s spectacular show.
Close to 1.4 million people watched The Late Late Toy Show in 2014 making it the most watched show on Irish television last year. In fact, the six most watched shows on Irish television since the turn of the millennium have been the last six Toy Shows. Don’t miss out on the most magical night of the year.
Get your front row tickets to the main event!
- Watch the Late Late Toy Show live and on-demand as well as a host of extras available exclusively on RTÉ Player (www.rte.ie/player/ie/) which is available across a variety of devices on iOS, Desktop and Android
- To watch outside Ireland, simply download the RTÉ Player International app for iPhone and iPad where it will be available for a limited time only
- Catch up with the full show or individual clips on RTÉ Player and RTÉ Player International
- For more details on how to watch on your Apple iOS device outside Ireland go to www.rte.ie/playerinternational
- For more see @RTEPlayer and @RTEPlayerInt on Twitter;
- Check out rteplayer and RTEPlayerInternational on Facebook
RTÉ Player International is an award winning* Irish iOS TV service with over nearly 500 hours of superb Irish television content. Catch up on the latest just-aired TV programmes, binge on box sets, or discover hidden Irish gems in a curated collection. Some content may require a monthly subscription to view. See App Store for pricing guide details.
Android and Desktop users can still enjoy a wide range of shows on the existing RTÉ Player service.
*RTÉ Player International won the BIMA Award for Best Native App in September 2015
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