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The Late Late Show Is Leaving Ireland For The First Time In 27 Years For A Special Interview

The Late Late Show Is Leaving Ireland For The First Time In 27 Years For A Special Interview

In 1989 Gay Byrne headed across to London to interview Jane Fonda for the Late Late Show. Little did anyone know that it would almost 30 years before the programme traveled abroad again, and they definitely would not have guessed it also would for a huge star of 80s.

Tubs and his crew will be in London to chat with The Boss, Bruce Springsteen in a special night for the chat show. Tubridy certainly seems excited about the adventure:

'The Boss comes calling, you just can’t say no. It is a first in my time as host of The Late Late Show and we hope that people will roll with it because we felt he was someone worth chasing. The Irish people have a particular love of Bruce Springsteen, and him for us, and people will see that in the interview.'

Springsteen's sell-out gigs in Croke Park this summer were undoubtedly one of the year's highlights for many an Irish person so feel free to swoon over the 67-year-old tonight, guilt-free.

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Jeremy Paxman will also be on the programme and given the current Brexit debacle, it should certainly make for interesting discussion as well.

And if I asked you to name a group of musical legends who could rival Springsteen I have no doubt you'd instantly reply with The Sugarhill Gang. They'll be on the show as well.

I said a hip, hop, I said a hip hop, the hippie, the hippie, to the hip, hip hop, and you don't stop, a rock it, to the bang bang boogie, say, up jump the boogie, to the rhythm of the boogie, the beat...

 

Mark Farrelly

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