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
- ContributorPat 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.
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
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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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