Advertisement

We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

sneak peek

'An antidote to the Kardashianisation of this generation': A sneak peek of tonight's Toy Show

This year’s theme is inspired by the 2017 Hugh Jackman musical The Greatest Showman.

TheJournal.ie / YouTube

IT’S LATE LATE Toy Show time again – and we’ve been out to RTÉ for a sneak peek at the set.

This year’s theme is inspired by the 2011 Hugh Jackman circus musical The Greatest Showman, and will see host Ryan Tubridy singing and dancing.

“The Greatest Showman is a great theme,” Tubridy told us, “because it allows us to celebrate children who aren’t like everyone else… ones who are a bit quirky.”

There will be more than 200 young performers and 30 toy testers taking part, coming from all over Ireland.

We’ll see you front of the TV from 9.30pm. But for those who are extra excited, there’s a warm-up show at 7pm looking back at Tubridy’s 10 years at the helm of the great Irish tradition. 

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
15
This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
Leave a Comment
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.

    Leave a commentcancel