Country music legend Dolly Parton and bestselling American writer James Patterson will join Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show tonight in a special video chat from Nashville.
arton (76), who has sold more than 100 million records worldwide and added actress, producer, businesswoman and amusement park owner to his list of achievements, also donated millions of books for children as part of the nonprofit Imagination of Dolly Parton’s Library.
She will discuss her latest achievement – a book she co-wrote with Mr Patterson called ‘Run, Rose, Run’ – a thriller set in the world of country music that reflects the lives of herself.
The release of the novel coincided with her new album of the same name with dozens of new songs inspired by the characters and situations described in the novel.
The couple will discuss their passion for encouraging young children to read, among other topics of conversation.
Meanwhile, former Irish President Mary Robinson will also appear on the program to discuss her role as the president of The Elders, a global NGO comprised of high-ranking politicians, peace activists and activists. peace and human rights, and her grave concerns about the war in Ukraine.
RTÉ Europe editor Tony Connolly will also appear on the show to discuss the horrors he witnessed with his own eyes in Kyiv as terrified residents of the Ukrainian capital seek shelter from the persecution. Russian bombardment in basements and bomb shelters.
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And Dublin pop singer Aimée will also perform her latest single on the show.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/television/tv-news/mary-robinson-dolly-parton-and-singer-aimee-set-for-tonights-late-late-show-41437271.html RTÉ Late Late Show with Ryan Tubridy: Mary Robinson, Dolly Parton and singer Aimée prepare for tonight’s show