Over a million people are glued to their TV screens tonight for the Late Late Toy Show.
The theme of this year’s programme is 'The Greatest Showman'.
From the spectacular opening to Ryan and the children playing with the toys, people were loving the 2018 edition of the Toy Show.
The Late Late Toy Show is gas! 😂😂😂 Fist time I’ve watched it from the start. #LateLateToyShow— Jocelyn Navarro (@joster1277) November 30, 2018
Best opening to the Toy Show ever, hands down 😍 #LateLateToyShow— Laura Moore (@lauramoore_kk) November 30, 2018
There was a surprise within seconds of the show opening as Ryan Tubridy came out singing in the opening act with the kids
Ok, Ryan Tubridy is SINGING?! This is hands down the Greatest Show Opening the Toy Show has even done 🔥 #LateLateToyShow— Aoife Corry (@AoifeCorry) November 30, 2018
Ryan got the first go at the toys before the children began to steal the show
Newry band Jammie Dodgers also wowed the crowd with their cover of George Ezra's Paradise
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The opening number is being performed by students from the Spotlight Stage School, featuring children from Carlow, Navan and Dublin.
Teacher Ciara Armstrong says the children and their parents were very excited:
"Being asked to be on the Toy Show, it's everybody's dream. They all love it - it's great," she said.