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20th Oct 2022

A “very special” Toy Show update features on this week’s Late Late Show

Hollywood star Richard E. Grant will also feature on the show.

Another week, another exciting edition of the Late Late Show.

It’s set to be an Irish-focused episode, with loads of local stars featuring this Friday (21 October).

The big international star this week, however, is actor Richard E. Grant, star of such films as Withnail and I, Corpse Bride, and Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Grant will be talking to Tubridy about his new memoir, A Pocketful of Happiness, which focuses on his late wife Joan.

The pair were married for 34 years before Joan passed away following a bout with cancer, and the book describes “the sadness and rawness that a terminal illness brings to a family”.

Remaining in Hollywood, but closer to home, Sing Street’s Jack Reynor will be on the couch to discuss his new show on Amazon Prime Video, The Peripheral.

Barbra Streisand responds to a letter Richard E Grant wrote her 47 years ago and his reaction is too pure

Reynor found his way to the spotlight at 21, and is set to chat about his love for his hometown of Blessington.

Naked Camera star PJ Gallagher will touch on his story of mental illness, and to discuss his experience in hospital that saved his life.

Leitrim hurling star Zak Moradi will be talking about growing up in a refugee camp in Iraq, and the importance of community.

RTÉjr are broadcasting a new show, Dizzy Deliveries, which focuses on Lámh, a manual sign language. Ryan will meet some of the children who feature on the show, along with their mothers and fathers.

Musical performances are coming from Malaki and Susan O’Neill, and “a very special not-to-missed Late Late Toy Show update” is coming too…

The Late Late Show is on RTÉ One on Friday, 21 October at 9.35pm.