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The Graham Norton Show

BBC One and BBC Two chat show hosted by Graham Norton. 432 episodes (28 series), 2007 - 2021. Stars Graham Norton.

Another series is in development.

Series 10

1. Kate Winslet, Jamie Bell, Rob Brydon

First broadcast: Friday 21st October 2011

Together on Graham's sofa in this opening episode are Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet; top comedian Rob Brydon; and Billy Elliott star Jamie Bell.

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2. James McAvoy, John Bishop, Joanna Lumley, Nancy Dell'Olio

First broadcast: Friday 28th October 2011

Joining Graham on his sofa are British actor turned Hollywood star James McAvoy, national treasure Joanna Lumley; top comic John Bishop; and dancing Italian Nancy Dell'Olio; With music from the Arctic Monkeys.

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3. Johnny Depp, Ricky Gervais, Carey Mulligan, Ed Byrne

First broadcast: Friday 4th November 2011

Joining Graham on his sofa are Hollywood icon Johnny Depp, talking about his new film The Rum Diary; Oscar nominated actress Carey Mulligan, who is in the upcoming movie Shame; comedy superstar Ricky Gervais, who is introducing new series Life's Too Short; top stand-up Ed Byrne; and Snow Patrol, performing the single This Isn't Everything You Are.

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4. Cliff Richard, Alan Sugar, Micky Flanagan, Kelly Rowland

First broadcast: Friday 11th November 2011

Joining Graham on his sofa are evergreen pop star Sir Cliff Richard; star of The Apprentice, Lord Alan Sugar; top comic Micky Flanagan; and X Factor judge Kelly Rowland, who performs Down for Whatever.

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5. Robin Williams, Elijah Wood, Jennifer Saunders, JLS

First broadcast: Friday 25th November 2011

Graham is joined by oscar-winning comedy icon Robin Williams; Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood; and Jennifer Saunders, who introduces the new episodes of Absolutely Fabulous. With music from JLS.

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7. Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Jimmy Carr, Coldplay

First broadcast: Friday 9th December 2011

Movie stars Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek, top comic Jimmy Carr and Coldplay join Graham.

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8. Jude Law, Robert Downey Jr, Alesha Dixon, Eddie Izzard, Rebecca Ferguson

First broadcast: Friday 16th December 2011

Robert Downey Jnr reveals his horrible misjudgment on set, Jude Law refuses to show Graham his new hair cut, Alesha Dixon says she would rather be single, and Eddie Izzard says men dressing as women is bizarre.

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Christmas Special: Matt Smith, Gillian Anderson, Russell Kane, Hilary Devey, Harry Judd, Dougie Poynter

First broadcast: Friday 23rd December 2011

A festive special featuring Time Lord Matt Smith, actress Gillian Anderson, top comic Russell Kane, Dragon lady Hilary Devey, Strictly champion Harry Judd, King of the Jungle Dougie Poynter and The Military Wives Choir.

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9. Gerard Butler, Karen Gillan, Martin Freeman, Noel Gallagher

First broadcast: Friday 6th January 2012

Graham's sofa features Hollywood hunk Gerard Butler, starring in the movie Coriolanus; Doctor Who assistant Karen Gillan; star of The Office, Sherlock and the upcoming The Hobbit movie, Martin Freeman; and Britpop icon Noel Gallagher, who also performs If I Had A Gun.

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Highlights Special

First broadcast: Friday 30th December 2011

Graham Norton presents a compilation of the best guests and best moments from the last nine weeks.


10. Madonna, Andrea Riseborough, James D'Arcy, Emeli Sandé

First broadcast: Friday 13th January 2012

Graham welcomes his dream guest to the sofa: the one and only Madonna. In a special show, the actor, singer and director discusses her remarkable life and career, and introduces her new film W.E. and its stars James D'Arcy and Andrea Riseborough. With music from Emeli Sandé.

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11. Kenneth Branagh, Zach Braff, Frank Skinner

First broadcast: Friday 20th January 2012

Among the guests on Graham's sofa this week are actor and director Kenneth Branagh, star of Scrubs and Garden State Zach Braff and comedian Frank Skinner.


12. Sir Patrick Stewart, Liam Neeson, Alan Davies

First broadcast: Friday 27th January 2012

Joining Graham on the sofa are Hollywood great Liam Neeson, currently starring in The Grey; comedian Alan Davies; Star Trekking thespian Sir Patrick Stewart; and rising star Ed Sheeran, who performs his new single, Drunk.


13. Reese Witherspoon, Alex Kingston, Reginald D Hunter

First broadcast: Friday 3rd February 2012

Reese Witherspoon talks about dating, and meeting Kate Middleton; Alex Kingston hints at a return to Doctor Who; and Reginald D Hunter reveals his own dating dilemmas.

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14. Dame Judi Dench, Dev Patel, Sue Perkins, Will Young

First broadcast: Friday 10th February 2012

Judi Dench reveals she has given the kiss of life to a fish, Dev Patel talks about his mum and denies he is engaged, Sue Perkins talks about baking and eating and Will Young performs live in the studio.

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15. Daniel Radcliffe, Omid Djalili, Cuba Gooding Jr, Sinead O'Connor

First broadcast: Friday 17th February 2012

Daniel Radcliffe says he was nervous about his new film and talks about life after Harry Potter; Cuba Gooding Jr reveals he has banned his father from his film sets; Omid Djalili dances for Graham; and Sinead O'Connor performs live in the studio.

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16. Mark Wahlberg, Minnie Driver, Mark Watson, Christina Perri

First broadcast: Friday 24th February 2012

Mark Wahlberg talks about having all his tattoos removed, Minnie Driver reveals she would like to move back to the UK, while Mark Watson talks about his tour and Christina Perri performs live in the studio and talks about the Brits.

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17. John Cusack, Goldie Hawn, Marcus Brigstocke, Kasabian

First broadcast: Friday 2nd March 2012

John Cusack says movies are over hyped and Goldie Hawn reveals she slept through her own Oscar win, while
Marcus Brigstocke talks politics and Kasabian perform live in the studio.

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18. Damian Lewis, Gerard Depardieu, Dominic West, Olly Murs

First broadcast: Friday 9th March 2012

Gerard Depardieu reveals all about being caught short, Damien Lewis talks about dinner at the White House, Olly Murs says he did ask for Cheryl Cole's number and Dominic West says he has got away with not being buff.

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19. Hugh Grant, Joanna Page, Jo Brand, David Guetta

First broadcast: Friday 16th March 2012

Hugh Grant talks about his love of Leveson and fast cars, Joanna Page says David Cameron is a sweet man, while Jo Brand talks about her surprise acting success and David Guetta confirms he is not dead.

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