Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds promote Welsh language on US TV

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Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney on The Late Present with Stephen Colbert

When Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds appeared on prime rated US discuss present The Late Present with Stephen Colbert – there was just one factor on their minds.

To coach the host and the watching thousands and thousands at dwelling about Wrexham and their love of Wales.

Extra significantly they proceed to unfold the phrase about Welsh tradition and language.

In fact, this isn’t the primary time this has occurred – these two fantastic ambassadors have spent the intervening weeks because the acclaimed docuseries Welcome To Wrexham launched, educating the lots Stateside and past about their love of Wales and its folks.

So after they appeared on Colbert’s present – a TV host who’s greater than conscious of the Welsh language after having Lord of the Rings star Morfydd Clark on his present lately (extra of that in a minute) they had been comfortable to display their information.

When the host requested the pair in the event that they knew any Welsh, movie star Reynolds enthused about how the language was rising, whereas McElhenney confirmed off his mastery of the longest place title in Western Europe by completely reciting Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch.

As talked about Colbert could be very accustomed to the language after having actress Morfydd Clark on his present a number of weeks in the past to advertise the costliest TV collection ever Lord Of The Rings : The Rings Of Energy.

Additional to the continuing exploits of Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds on US TV, Clark was showing on The Late Present with Stephen Colbert, when she was requested by Colbert to carry out her ‘little trick’.

The host, a self-confessed fan of Lord of the Rings, was left impressed when Morfydd, who grew up in Penarth, taught him the Welsh alphabet after they had met when Colbert hosted a launch for the TV collection which premiered on Amazon Prime on the weekend.

The discuss present host stated: “Your little trick is, and I can’t consider how entertaining it’s, nevertheless it actually is. The Welsh alphabet,” earlier than asking her to point out him.

Morfydd replied: “In fact, my pleasure,” earlier than the viewers applauded her and Colbert assured them, “you don’t need to miss any of this.”

She continued: “My buddies at dwelling can’t consider I’m getting applauded for saying the alphabet and I’m happy about it,” earlier than she impressed them by saying the alphabet.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy is ready hundreds of years earlier than J.R.R Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit’ and is predicated on the writer’s historical past of Center Earth.

The collection has a powerful Welsh solid, with Owain Arthur and Trystan Gravelle, whereas Morfydd Clark seems within the collection as a younger Galadriel, an Elven warrior.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy star Morfydd Clark has stated that she is “proud” her potential to talk Welsh influenced her portrayal of her bilingual character.

The actress from Penarth, a former pupil at Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg, stated that her character Galadriel would assume and dream in Elvish and doing the identical within the Welsh language meant that she had a greater grasp of what her character was going by.


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