Applications are now open for The Late Late Toy Show 2023

By Rory Cashin

September 4, 2023 at 10:31am


Hints at the theme AND how to apply to be on the Toy Show are all here!

2022's The Late Late Toy Show will go down in history for two reasons. (1) It was Ryan Tubridy's final time hosting the special, which came as a surprise in hindsight, and (2) The Woo Guy...

We're now just over a week away from Patrick Kielty's first outing as the new host for The Late Late Show, which will kick off on RTÉ One at 9.35pm on Friday 15 September, but even with the show not back on screens properly yet, we're already talking about this year's Toy Show!

The official statement from RTÉ on this year's Christmassy special is as follows:

"The countdown to the most wonderful night of the year has just begun. The Late Late Toy Show 2023 will be as magical as ever and its team of elves are on the hunt for the next Toy Show superstars as they open applications for child performers and toy demonstrators from all corners of the island. They want to meet the best of Ireland’s young singers, dancers, musicians, performers, and toy connoisseurs."

"Dream BIG"


Host of The Late Late Toy Show 2023, Patrick Kielty 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!"

So is the theme this year... superheroes? Thankfully, we don't have too long to wait to find out! Applications are open until Sunday 1 October, and you can apply right here.

This article originally appeared on JOE 

Header images via Getty & YouTube



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