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Evanna Lynch Discusses Being a Child Actor on RTE Radio One

Lynch Interviews
Posted by: Edward
April 23, 2009, 05:03 PM

Actress Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) made an appearance on The Tubridy Show relating her experience as a child actor.  The program, broadcast on RTE Radio One, featured Miss Lynch being interviewed as part of their discussion, talking about how her interest in the Harry Potter books and films lead her into the acting profession, her first audition for the character of Luna, and how she handled the sudden media spotlight.  The young actress also speaks to the pressures child actors face from the media, as well as how she, as a devoted Harry Potter fan, felt stepping into the films themselves.  The conversation also covers some well-known child actors from past and present including Judy Garland, Lindsay Lohan, Haley Joel Osment, and many more.  The program wraps up with Evanna speaking in regards to balancing work and school, what she has learned from this experience, and what she plans for the future.

The full audio of this half-hour radio program can be heard here via the Tubridy Show podcast, which is also available on iTunes, as well as via their RSS feed.

Many thanks to Kate for mailing!

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928 Points

Great… An interview available on podcast. I’m listening right now.

Posted by sessionka oom4 CW on April 23, 2009, 05:18 PM report to moderator
2926 Points

Yay, I’m listening to it too!

Posted by Niphai on April 23, 2009, 05:24 PM report to moderator
24135 Points

Good for Evanna! :)

Posted by hermyone*ROAR* on April 23, 2009, 05:27 PM report to moderator
923 Points

Ooooh! Must find and download! Thank you Leaky for the heads-up! Owe you one!

Posted by PewterWolf on April 23, 2009, 05:28 PM report to moderator
8256 Points

Downloading it now!

Posted by spicefan78 OoM1 {ROAR!} on April 23, 2009, 05:29 PM report to moderator
4630 Points

So cool! Evanna is amzing :].

Posted by Live Laugh Love Potter ♥ROAR♥ on April 23, 2009, 05:31 PM report to moderator
12005 Points

Good interview!

Posted by budgie on April 23, 2009, 05:42 PM report to moderator

Evanna says she starts filming Deathly Hallows “next month”(May).
I haven’t heard her speak for some time and sound like she has a good head on her shoulders.

Posted by YodatheHobbit on April 23, 2009, 06:11 PM report to moderator
781 Points

Ohh! Headed over to listen.

Posted by Name Unknown on April 23, 2009, 06:18 PM report to moderator
3048 Points

This will certainly be interesting to listen to! She has captured Luna perfectly and I must say that I admire her as an actress.

Posted by Kirk on April 23, 2009, 06:43 PM report to moderator
3538 Points

yay luna! :P

Posted by on April 23, 2009, 06:51 PM report to moderator
3134 Points

I love that she’s a fan — she is perfect for Luna! :o)

1090 Points

So cool – Evanna is AWESOME!!!!! :D She makes such a great Luna!

Posted by *Adeline* ~ ROAR! :D on April 23, 2009, 09:00 PM report to moderator
1055 Points

i love Evanna! :D

Posted by ashes2phoenix on April 23, 2009, 09:09 PM report to moderator
4151 Points

<3 evanna! so great

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on April 23, 2009, 09:14 PM report to moderator
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