Before Luna Lovegood

EXHIBITION : BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS

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At the age of 12 Evanna Lynch appeared on the Late Late Toy Show where she shows Pat Kenny some jewellery she has made.

  • Title
    Evanna Lynch on the Toy Show
  • 1st Broadcast
    28/11/2003
  • Contributor
    Pat Kenny (Presenter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:55
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Late Late Show
  • Clip title
    Before Luna Lovegood
  • Extended description

    Evanna describes how to use the 'Bling Bling Bead Set' and a 'Jewellery Set'. Evanna gives both toys 9 out of 10 for entertainment value.

    In 2006 at the age of 15 Evanna auditioned for the role as Luna Lovegood for the Harry Potter series of films and got the role going on to star in four of the subsequent Harry Potter films.

  • Information

    This episode of the Late Late Toy Show was broadcast on 28 November, 2003.

    'The Late Late Show' was intended to be a summer "filler" but proved so successful with the public that it became part of the regular schedule. The idea for the programme came from the show's producer, Tom McGrath, who wanted to present an Irish version of the American talk show 'The Tonight Show'.

    Gay Byrne was to be the show's presenter and would remain so for the next 37 years. Tom McGrath's original idea was that the show would be informal and have the feel of people dropping in for a chat.

    'The Late Late Show' became an important forum for the airing and debating of many issues in a changing Irish society.

    The first programme of 'The Late Late Show' was broadcastat 11.20 pm, 6 July 1962. At the time, it was unusual to have a live talk and entertainment show on so late in the day's viewing. On that first show, the guests were Count Cyril McCormack, Ken Gray, George Desmond Hodnett and Harry Thuillier. McGrath would go on to pioneer many other successful variety shows on Irish television.

    Pat Kenny replaced Gay Byrne as presenter in 1999 and remained in that position for 10 years.The programme is still running today and is presented by Ryan Tubridy.

  • Local keywords
    Evanna Lynch, Harry Potter, Late Late Show, Toy Show, Fame
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2003
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    DX91/01364
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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