A sign language interpreter for this year’s Late Late Toy show has opened up about the importance of inclusivity on Irish television.
Tonight will see Ryan Tubridy present his 14th Toy Show, which is centred around the classic film The Wizard of Oz.
Amanda Coogan, Jason Maguire and Ciara Grant will be presenting The Late Late Toy Show live with Irish Sign Language (ISL) on the RTÉ News channel and RTÉ Player. The Late Late Toy Show ISL will be available to stream shortly after the live broadcast.
Audio Description (AD) will also be available for the repeat on Sunday at 3.15pm and on Monday night, and afterwards on RTÉ Player. A fully accessible version (with subtitles, ISL and AD) will be broadcast on Wednesday, November 30, which will also be available to stream.
Audio Description (AD) for Blind and Vision Impaired audiences will be provided on the Sunday repeat. AD version will be available on RTÉ Player after the programme airs on television. The programme will be audio described by Clara Murray and Kevin Sherwin.
Speaking to reporters ahead to the official start of festive season, contemporary visual arts performer Amanda gave an insight into what viewers can expect from the big show.