Tom Vaughan Lawlor will announce the return date for the new series of Love/Hate on The Late Late Show tonight and host Ryan Tubridy will also be sending out the call for children to take part in the Toy Show.

Vaughan-Lawlor, who plays gangland leader Nidge in the popular drama, will talk to Ryan about Love/Hate, his return to the stage for the lead role in Howie the Rookie at Dublin's Olympia Theatre, his love of acting and how he unwinds in-between roles.

The Late Late Show have sent out a call for children to apply for the Late Late Toy Show. Boys and girls can now apply to be part of this years show. Full details can be found here

Columnist Katie Hopkins will also talk about how she purposely gained over 3.5 stone to prove to obese people that this type of weight gain is their fault and they can lose weight easily.

Singer/Songwriter Sharon Corr will also appear on tonight's Late Late Show performing a song from her new solo album.

Watch The Late Late Show at 9.35pm tonight.