This year’s Late Late Toy Show has moved from Oz to winter wonderland and vice versa.
His annual special opens with Tubridy driving a Dublin Bus down the “Yellow Brick Road”, before he and his followers are transported to a magical land.
Dorothy, Toto, Ryan ‘the Scarecrow’ Tubridy and the rest of the ‘Merry old land of Oz’ singers kicked things off with a series of songs from the cinematic classic.
“This is what happens when the pandemic ends,” Tubridy said. “Welcome one and all.”
Lucy from Galway was the first toy tester this year. Lucy said her three brothers are “loud but I still love them”, and her parents are expecting a new baby boy, which they plan to name “Leo”.
Lucy seemed very comfortable on stage and even sang Taylor Swift’s “Shake it off”.
Kildare’s Billy Brady (7) explained to Ryan that his mullet is “business in the front and party in the back”, and he even gave his barber Denise a plug .
Kilcullen said his favorite thing to buy at the local Centra is “toasted pasta” and that even his mother is “not the same”. Billy plans to follow in his aunt’s footsteps and become a “Garda” when he gets older, so he can “catch people”. Garda Honor Toy Show, drove to find “Mac’n’Cheese” in his junior team’s car.
Liverpool fan Cealan says he wants to play for the ‘Red Devils’ and Ireland when he’s older and if not, he’ll accept to be a teacher.
He was surprised when Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher showed up and presented him with goalkeeping gloves, a signed shirt from the entire Liverpool team and a tour for him and his family. Anfield.
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Cealan said Caoimhin was “the best goal in my opinion” and he was “swooned” with “too many” awards.
10-year-old Saoibh from Co Waterford tells of the brace she had to wear afterwards and surgery to keep her back straight.
Saoibh, who “knows all her hospitals”, said she has made friends in care centers around the country, including a nurse known as “the troublemaker Cora”, who which she shot with a water gun.
Saoibh wrote a song for everyone in St Gabriel’s Quarter, in Temple Street.
She wowed the crowd with a song she wrote herself about all the people who helped her.
“You will always be a rain rainbow to me,” she sings.
Her friends Jack and Ellie Mai surprised Saoibh, who said that their favorite time in the hospital was eating “McDonald and chocolate donuts”.
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“Did you know about this,” Saoibh asked Ellie Mai. “Jack made friends,” she added.
Halfway through, the show moves outside the studio building, where Montrose has been transformed into an idyllic winter wonderland with beautifully decorated Christmas trees.
Tubridy emerged from one of the trees and, in the midst of throwing snowballs at the talent, he joined the performers of the Spotlight theater school in a vibrant rendition of the Christmas classic, ‘Let it Snow’.
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