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The Graham Norton Show is a television talk show hosted by comedian and actor Graham Norton. This is a U.K. show that is taped before a live studio audience. Each episode runs for approximately one hour and usually features three guest stars and one musician. The main part of the program consists of interviewing the guests and a musical performance at the conclusion of the show.

Graham is known for having a diverse mix of celebrities on at any one time. Some panels of guests include Chris Rock with Marilyn Manson and Liam Neeson with Patrick Stewart. Graham also gets the audience involved with each episode.

The Graham Norton Show is not a traditional talk show in that it does contain sketches and sometimes crazy acts that he has not only the audience but, the guest celebrities participate in as well. In one instance he talked Liam Neeson into calling a women's cellphone number and leaving a message as his character from the movie Taken. Actor Gabriel Byrne was given the job of speaking to anyone who happened to use the public men's room during an episode and Joan Rivers had the task of fashion critic for the guests as they lined a fake red carpet on the way into the studio.

Many of the things that Graham Norton has the celebrity guests or audience participate in are embarrassing and also funny. He does however give out prizes to the people who are unlucky enough to be chosen for his latest activities. Some of which include gift certificates and vacation vouchers.

For the celebrity that is lucky enough to be involved with a show sketch, a parody based on the television show or movie they are famous for is usually what is in store for them. In one episode Cynthia Nixon got to reprise her role as Miranda in the Golden Girls version of Sex and the City. Here all the girls were women in there sixties or older.

With The Graham Norton Show you never know what is in store for the guests or the audience but, you are guaranteed to laugh.

Saturday 10:00 pm on BBC One
15 Seasons, 257 Episodes - Currently Airing
February 22, 2007
Talk & Interview
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The Graham Norton Show Full Episode Guide

  • Graham Norton presents his talk show. Together on his sofa are world champion Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton, actor Ewan McGregor, comedian Jack Whitehall and pop superstar Rita Ora, who chats and performs her new single Poison.

  • Among the guests on Graham's sofa are Bridesmaids star Melissa McCarthy and Oscar-nominated Brit Jude Law, starring together in new comedy movie Spy, Hollywood heart-throb Chris Pratt talking about new blockbuster Jurassic World, and top comic John Bishop. Also featuring music from Florence and the Machine.

  • Graham Norton presents his talk show. Among his guests are pop icon Kylie Minogue, starring in earthquake action film San Andreas; Star Trek and Mission Impossible star Simon Pegg, talking about new movie Man Up; one of the world's most successful comedians, Michael McIntyre; and Killers lead singer-songwriter Brandon Flowers, performing the single I Can Change.

  • The host returns with more light-hearted chat, talking to Hollywood star Harrison Ford about his new sci-fi adventure Ender's Game, and Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch, currently appearing as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate. Comedian and actor Jack Whitehall is also on the sofa, and there'll be music and chat from James Blunt, who performs new single Bonfire Heart from his forthcoming album Moon Landing.

  • Among the guests on Graham's sofa are Dame Judi Dench and Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel talking about their new movie, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney from new sitcom Catastrophe and rising star of the Angelina Jolie war drama Unbroken, Jack O'Connell.Plus, there is music from First Aid Kit.

  • Graham's guests are Meryl Streep, starring in the Sondheim musical film Into the Woods, James McAvoy, treading the boards in The Ruling Class and Hulk star Mark Ruffalo, starring in Foxcatcher. Plus, music from Hozier.

  • New Year's Eve Show with Anna Kendrick, Bradley Wiggins, Conchita Wurst, Eddie Redmayne, & Liam Neeson.

  • The guests on Graham's sofa: Hollywood stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, talking about their new movie "Dumb and Dumber To", actor Jude Law, starring in adventure thriller "Black Sea", and actress Tamsin Greig, on stage in "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown". Music comes from Nicole Scherzinger, who performs "Run".

  • Graham is joined by three familiar faces from the large and small screen - Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman, Bafta-winning British favourite Julie Walters and Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville - who are all co-starring with a little bear from Darkest Peru in comedy movie Paddington. There's also music by Take That, now a three-piece, performing their new single These Days.

  • Graham is joined on the show by Shirley Bassey, David Walliams, Catherine Tate, Richard Ayoade and Annie Lennox.

  • John Cleese; Taylor Swift; Kevin Pietersen; Neil Diamond.

  • Graham welcomes Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Luke Evans, and Lenny Kravitz.

  • Graham presents highlights from the series.

  • Graham welcomes Cheryl Cole, Don Johnson, Brendan O'Carroll, John Bishop, and Chrissie Hynde.

  • Graham welcomes Samuel L. Jackson, Keira Knightley, Jenson Button, and Kasabian.

  • Graham welcomes Mark Ruffalo, Amanda Holden, Michael Sheen, and Ed Sheeran.

  • Graham welcomes Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Charlize Theron, Seth McFarlane, and Coldplay.

  • Graham welcomes Julie Andrews, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, and Pharrell Williams.

  • Graham welcomes Kirsten Dunst, Bear Grylls, Dawn French, Conchita Wurst, and Sam Smith.

  • Graham welcomes Jean Paul Gaultier, Brenda Blethyn, Stephen Mangan, and Barry Manilow.

  • Graham welcomes Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, and Molly Smitten Downes.

  • Graham welcomes Zac Efron, Seth Rogen, Matt LeBlanc, and Kaiser Chiefs.

  • Graham welcomes Juliette Binoche, Ricky Gervais, Ronnie Corbett, and Imelda May.

  • Graham features a compilation show.

  • Graham welcomes Ant & Dec, Naomi Campbell, Aaron Paul, Jamie Dornan, and Ellie Goulding.

  • Graham welcomes Dominic Cooper, Miriam Margolyes, and Lily Allen.

  • Graham welcomes Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Hugh Bonneville, and Paloma Faith.

  • Graham welcomes Dominic Cooper and Lily Allen.

  • Graham is joined by Matt Damon, Jean Dujardin, Hugh Bonneville & Paloma Faith.

  • Graham is joined by Matthew McConaughey, Alan Davies, and Sheryl Crow.

  • Graham is joined by Keira Knightley, Kenneth Branagh, Thierry Henry, Lee Mack, and Katy B.

  • Graham is joined by Michael Fassbender, Lena Dunham, Idris Elba, Olivia Colman & Keane.

  • Graham welcomes John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, and Christina Applegate.

  • Graham welcomes Julie Walters, Len Goodman, Miranda Hart, Idris Elba, Tinie Tempah, and Labrinth.

  • Graham welcomes Ben Stiller, Jamie Oliver, Martin Freeman and Rebecca Ferguson.

  • Graham welcomes Daniel Radcliffe, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Mary Berry, Harry Hill, and Cliff Richard.

  • Graham welcomes Colin Farrell, Sharon Osbourne, Jeremy Clarkson, Jo Brand, and Arcade Fire.

  • Graham welcomes Emma Thompson, Matt Smith, David Tennant, Jimmy Carr, and Robbie Williams.

  • Graham welcomes Jude Law, June Brown, Greg Davies, and Lady GaGa.

  • Graham welcomes Judi Dench, Jeremy Paxman, John Bishop, and Elton John.

  • Graham welcomes Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Saunders, and Cher.

  • Graham welcomes Paul McCartney, Natalie Portman, Katy Perry, and James Corden.

  • Graham welcomes Harrison Ford, Jack Whitehall, James Blunt, and Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Was It Tom Hanks or Bill Murray in THAT Picture the Answer Is Revealed Clip (03:34) Tom Hanks Re-Enacts Iconic Forrest Gump Scene Clip (03:02) Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Emotional Meeting With Edward Snowden's Parents Clip (04:14) Michael McIntyre Tests Out New Material On Chris Martin Clip (04:07) Dame Judi Dench Convinced Rosamund Pike to Go On a Blind Date With a Fan Clip (04:10) Andrew Lloyd Webber Ponders a Donald Trump Musical Clip (01:43)