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The Graham Norton Show

BBC One and BBC Two chat show hosted by Graham Norton. 408 episodes (27 series), 2007 - 2020. Stars Graham Norton.

Next new episode is on Friday at 10:45pm. Series 27, Highlights Special
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Series 11

1. Matt Lucas, Michael Sheen, Ewan McGregor, Cate Blanchett

First broadcast: Friday 13th April 2012

Cate Blanchett talks about an encounter with a dancing dog and a ghost; Ewan McGregor talks fly fishing; Michael Sheen reveals all about meeting the real Queen; while Matt Lucas says he is off to live in LA. With music from Keane.

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2. Mark Ruffalo, Nicki Minaj, John Bishop, Rufus Wainwright

First broadcast: Friday 20th April 2012

Nicki Minaj talks about kissing Madonna; Mark Ruffalo reveals he failed 600 auditions; John Bishop says he couldn't back out of Sport Relief; and Rufus Wainwright performs live in the studio.

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3. Zac Efron, Matt LeBlanc, Lee Mack

First broadcast: Friday 27th April 2012

Zac Efron reveals kissing Michelle Pfeiffer was a dream come true; Matt LeBlanc talks about his dark side; while Lee Mack says stripping off made him vain; and Marina and the Diamonds performs live in the studio.

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4. Jessie J, Julie Walters, Simon Amstell, Didier Drogba

First broadcast: Friday 4th May 2012

Jessie J says she is too nice on The Voice,
Julie Walters talks about fame, Didier Drogba says he wants to stay at Chelsea, while Simon Amsell reveals he could have been Billy Elliott.

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5. Kristen Stewart, Chris Rock, Engelbert Humperdinck, Stephen Mangan

First broadcast: Friday 11th May 2012

Kristen Stewart talks about raunchy Twilight scenes; Chris Rock reveals he is a friend of Barack Obama; while Engelbert Humperdinck says how proud he is of Eurovison; and Stephen Mangan talks about Matt LeBlanc and Postman Pat.

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6. Will Smith, Gary Barlow, Sir Tom Jones

First broadcast: Friday 18th May 2012

Will Smith reveals his 11 year old pop star daughter is a 'handful', Gary Barlow says The Queen is excited about her Jubilee weekend, while Tom Jones talks about crying on The Voice.

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7. Cameron Diaz, Kathy Burke, David Attenborough

First broadcast: Friday 25th May 2012

Cameron Diaz and Sir David Attenborough flirt about wildlife, Kathy Burke talks about her break from acting and Scissor Sisters perform live in the studio.

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8. Jon Hamm, Charlize Theron, Steve Coogan, Rumer

First broadcast: Friday 1st June 2012

Jon Hamm talks about not being sexy enough for Mad Men, Charlize Theron says she has wanted motherhood for so long, Steve Coogan talks about Leveson and Rumer reveals she took biscuits to the White House for the President.

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9. Katy Perry, Ross Noble, Cheryl Cole

First broadcast: Friday 8th June 2012

Cheryl Cole says she would 'consider' Prince Harry
and confirms she and Simon Cowell are now friends;
Katy Perry reveals how she kept going despite personal problems last year; and Ross Noble talks about being accident-prone.

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10. Russell Brand, Emily Blunt, Paloma Faith

First broadcast: Friday 15th June 2012

Russell Brand talks about fame and reveals he once gave his dirty underwear to Helen Mirren; Emily Blunt says she laughed in President Obama's face; and Paloma Faith reveals her mum won't be watching her on the show.

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11., Greg Davies, Miriam Margolyes, Adam Lambert

First broadcast: Friday 22nd June 2012 talks about sending his songs to Mars;
Miriam Margolyes is overwhelmed by's philanthropy; Greg Davies says it is a fluke he is Welsh; and Adam Lambert talks about being Freddie Mercury.

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12. Danny DeVito, Charlotte Church, Rhod Gilbert, Fun.

First broadcast: Friday 29th June 2012

Danny DeVito talks about his West End debut and sharing a flat with Michael Douglas; Charlotte Church talks about ranting at the Leveson enquiry and being snubbed by Britney; while Rhod Gilbert talks about tattoos. The band 'Fun.' perform too.

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Highlights Special

First broadcast: Friday 6th July 2012

Graham returns with the best bits from Series 10 and 11.