Applications Open For The Late Late Toy Show 2023

RTÉ has announced that applications for The Late Late Toy Show 2023 have officially opened.

The broadcaster’s annual Christmas show has started with the search underway for this year’s ‘Toy Show superstars’.

Comedian Patrick Kielty is to host the show after he was announced as successor to Ryan Tubridy.

Sharing a photograph of himself as a young boy on social media he recalled his memories of growing up at Christmas.

He said: “Many moons ago in Dundrum, Co Down this cheeky monkey had a Christmas jumper, a John Denver haircut and a dream.

"But never in his wildest did he think that one day, he’d host The Late Late Toy Show.

“Today we start the search for this year’s dreamers - the next generation of Toy Show superheroes.

"So, if you think you have what it takes to be part of this year’s Late Late Toy Show, we want to hear from you.

"No matter who you are or where you’re from just tell us why you should be joining me for my very first Late Late Toy Show and, you never know, it might just happen.

“Keep dreaming. And dream big. Because sometimes, dreams come true!”

The closing date for applications is 01 October.

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