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The Graham Norton Show

BBC One and BBC Two chat show hosted by Graham Norton. 405 episodes (26 series), 2007 - 2020. Stars Graham Norton.

Returns Friday at 10:35pm. Episode Guide
Recording at BBC Television Centre. Tickets

Series 12

1. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Miranda Hart, Ronnie Corbett, Usher

First broadcast: Friday 19th October 2012

Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals he is trying to rebuild his relationship with Maria Shriver; Miranda Hart says she finds Prince Charles sexy; Ronnie Corbett shares his workout secrets with Arnie; and Usher performs live in the studio.

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2. Bond Special: Daniel Craig, Dame Judi Dench, Javier Bardem

First broadcast: Friday 26th October 2012

Graham Norton hosts a James Bond special. Daniel Craig says he is honoured to play 007, Judi Dench revels in M's action scenes, Javier Bardem talks about his love of Bond villains, and Of Monsters And Men performs live in the studio.

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3. Robbie Williams, Paul O'Grady, Darcey Bussell, Felix Baumgartner

First broadcast: Friday 2nd November 2012

Robbie Williams reveals he loves Gary Barlow to bits; Darcey Bussell talks about Strictly; Paul O'Grady says he hated wearing make up; while Uggie the dog and skydiver Felix Baumgartner drop in for a chat.

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4. Cameron Diaz, Sarah Millican, Rod Stewart

First broadcast: Friday 9th November 2012

Cameron Diaz reveals her passion for older men; Rod Stewart explains his crying; and Sarah Millican talks about her tour.

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5. Helena Bonham Carter, Jack Whitehall, Michael Palin, Michael Bublé

First broadcast: Friday 23rd November 2012

Helena Bonham Carter says working with her husband is hard, Michael Palin talks about his travels and Michael Bublé and Jack Whitehall cosy up on the sofa.

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6. Jake Gyllenhaal, Joan Rivers, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ke$ha

First broadcast: Friday 30th November 2012

Jake Gyllenhaal talks about the dangers of filming in LA, Joan Rivers says ageing is really hard, while Jeremy Clarkson and James May talk cars and Ke$sha sings live in the studio.

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7. Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Ennis, Ricky Gervais, Bruno Mars

First broadcast: Friday 7th December 2012

Daniel Radcliffe talks about being naked, Jessica Ennis says she still has goals to achieve, and Ricky Gervais explains those gold lamé hotpants, while Bruno Mars performs live in the studio.

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8. Martin Freeman, Dawn French, Lee Mack, Girls Aloud

First broadcast: Friday 14th December 2012

Martin Freeman talks about Middle-Earth and Sherlock, Dawn French reveals she is "so happy" with her new man, Lee Mack says he just couldn't finish his autobiography and Girls Aloud say they've never fallen out and reveal none of them have read Cheryl's book.

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9. Dustin Hoffman, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders, Matt Smith, Amy Macdonald

First broadcast: Friday 21st December 2012

Dustin Hoffman talks about saving a jogger's life,
Billy Connolly says he wishes he was Robert De Niro and Jennifer Saunders reveals she was nervous about explaining Viva Forever to the Spice Girls while Matt Smith talks about Doctor Who and Amy MacDonald performs live in the studio.

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10. Tom Cruise, Hugh Jackman, Billy Crystal, Rosamund Pike, John Bishop, Paul Hollywood, Mary Berry, Pink

First broadcast: Monday 31st December 2012

Tom Cruise says he ignores anyone who says 'no' to him; Hugh Jackman says he owes his career to Russell Crowe; Billy Crystal reveals he is the schmuck that turned down Toy Story; Rosamund Pike says Tom educated her; and John Bishop says he embarrasses his children; while Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry talk baking; and Pink says she was scared of marriage.

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11. Josh Groban, Billie Piper, Frank Skinner, Example

First broadcast: Friday 4th January 2013

Josh Groban says singing was a surprise; Billie Piper admits pregnancy was frustrating; while Frank Skinner talks about wanting to be a Doctor Who monster. Example says marrying Miss Australia is definitely punching above his weight.

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12. Quentin Tarantino, James McAvoy, Alan Davies, Emile Sande

First broadcast: Friday 11th January 2013

Quentin Tarantino talks about strangling Diane Kruger; James McAvoy explains how he revealed all to his sister; Alan Davies says touring is a holiday; and Emeli Sandé explains her many Olympic appearances.

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13. Denzel Washington, Nicholas Hoult, Bill Bailey, Conor Maynard

First broadcast: Friday 18th January 2013

Denzel Washington talks Oscars, Nicholas Hoult says he was very nervous for his first sex scene, Bill Bailey says he is really hairy, and Conor Maynard performs live in the studio.

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14. Minnie Driver, Stephen Merchant, Clare Balding

First broadcast: Friday 25th January 2013

Minnie Driver talks about being pregnant; Clare Balding says she doesn't deserve an honour; Stephen Merchant reveals all about his love life; and The Script talk about their friend will.i.am.

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15. Helen Mirren, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Little Mix

First broadcast: Friday 1st February 2013

Dame Helen Mirren enjoys a kiss on the sofa with Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann talks about kissing Zac Efron. Little Mix perform live in the studio.

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16. Mark Wahlberg, Sarah Silverman, Michael Fassbender, Laura Mvula

First broadcast: Friday 8th February 2013

An emotional Mark Wahlberg, who also seems a little tired, reveals he isn't comfortable with nudity; Michael Fassbender talks about his penis; while Sarah Silverman says Elvis saved her life; and Laura Mvula makes her TV debut singing live in the studio.

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17. Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Matt Lucas, Delia Smith, Rita Ora

First broadcast: Friday 15th February 2013

Jeremy Renner talks about dancing with Madonna; Gemma Arterton reveals she's quite a fighter; Matt Lucas talks about being mugged; and Delia Smith says the Bakeoff was just a warm up; while Rita Ora gets a date for the Brits.

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18. Richard Gere, John Malkovich, Saoirse Ronan, Taylor Swift

First broadcast: Friday 22nd February 2013

Richard Gere talks about fame, John Malkovich tells all about an obsessive fan, while Saoirse Ronan talks about her incredible success so young. Taylor Swift reveals how she embarrassed herself in front of Richard Gere.

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19. Jude Law, Judi Dench, Mila Kunis, Olly Murs

First broadcast: Friday 1st March 2013

Judi Dench reveals all about her exit from 007; Jude Law says he has banned his son from being tattooed; Mila Kunis talks about Oz; and Olly Murs is embarrassed by his tweets about Mila.

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Highlights Special

First broadcast: Friday 22nd March 2013

Selected highlights from the last 19 weeks of Graham Norton's award-winning comic chat show.

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