Friday 30 September 2016

Run to the attic and grab your favourite toy because it is Late Late Toy Show competition time

David Kearns

Published 23/11/2015 | 15:27

A competition to scoop a ticket to the greatest Christmas jumper showcase on earth has kicked off with the Late Late Toy Show offering two lucky people ringside seats for Friday’s show.

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To claim one of the coveted spots, all people have to do is share a picture of themselves with their old toys using the hashtag #LateLateToyShow on Twitter or on RTÉ One’s Facebook page.

A staggering 200,000 people applied last year  for the notoriously difficult to get tickets, so a quick trip to the attic might be a better investment for those hoping to go to the hottest show in town.

“We have been receiving a lot of entries and it is generating plenty of nostalgia for people in advance of Friday night’s show,” said a RTÉ spokesperson.

“One pair of siblings even rooted out all their toys from the attic for their entry.”

The competition was launched last Thursday with the following video:

And has already received hundreds of entries from those hoping to bag themselves a ticket.

The Late Late Toy Show airs this Friday at 9.35pm on RTÉ One.

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