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The Graham Norton Show

BBC One and BBC Two chat show hosted by Graham Norton. 433 episodes (28 series), 2007 - 2021. Stars Graham Norton.

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Series 20

1. Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Daniel Radcliffe, Robbie Williams

First broadcast: Friday 30th September 2016

Justin Timberlake says Hillary Clinton should be running America, Anna Kendrick says she's really upset about Bake Off, Daniel Radcliffe admits he hasn't seen Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, and Robbie Williams says matching Elvis's chart topping album success is incredible.

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2. Danny DeVito, Miranda Hart, Sam Neill, Ewan McGregor, John Bishop, Amber Riley

First broadcast: Friday 7th October 2016

Ewan McGregor remains tight-lipped about Trainspotting 2, Danny DeVito says old age gives you carte blanche to say what you want, Sam Neill reveals he wasn't asked to do Jurrassic World, Miranda Hart says her dog has got her into trouble, John Bishop reveals he hires stage crew according to their football skills, and Amber Riley performs live in the studio.

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3. Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Chris O'Dowd, Niall Horan

First broadcast: Friday 14th October 2016

Niall Horan hints at a One Direction reunion in the foreseeable future. Amy Adams says she's not going to let anyone else play Giselle in Disenchanted. Jeremy Renner says he's popular with young fans now he is a superhero. Chris O'Dowd talks about getting in to difficulties on the latest JJ Abrams sci-fi movie.

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4. Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Jude Law, Catherine Tate, Kings Of Leon

First broadcast: Friday 21st October 2016

Tom Cruise says he'd love to do Top Gun 2, Cobie Smulders reveals how she tried to keep up with Tom, Jude Law says he enjoyed getting his teeth into The Pope, Catherine Tate chats about touring and Kings Of Leon perform live in the studio.

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5. Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Bryan Cranston, LeAnn Rimes

First broadcast: Friday 28th October 2016

Benedict Cumberbatch reveals he married Judge Rinder; Eddie Redmayne says he felt like a wannabe Justin Bieber at Comic Con; Bryan Cranston reveals he was once a murder suspect; and LeAnn Rimes performs live in the studio.

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6. Ben Affleck, Sir David Attenborough, Matt Smith, Claire Foy, Sting

First broadcast: Friday 4th November 2016

Ben Affleck reveals he didn't recognise the royal children, Claire Foy says she was idiotic to try and breast feed while playing The Queen, Matt Smith says Prince William gave him only one tip on playing Prince Philip, David Attenborough jokes about a near death experience and Sting says he owes his career to the Queen Mother.

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7. Rosamund Pike, Michael McIntyre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Coldplay

First broadcast: Friday 11th November 2016

Chris Martin reveals that Beyoncé turned him down once, Rosamund Pike confesses to a love of trance techno music, Michael McIntyre talks about his new show and Andrew Lloyd Webber says what he thinks of Donald Trump.

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8. Tom Hanks, Gemma Arterton, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mo Farah, Olly Murs

First broadcast: Friday 25th November 2016

Tom Hanks says he was intimidated by Clint Eastwood; Gemma Arterton says she likes being the only woman in a male dominated cast; Joseph Gordon-Levitt says he hopes Obama pardons Edward Snowden; Mo Farah says he'll hang up his spikes in London; and Olly Murs says he is single and happy again.

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9. Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Jamie Oliver, Will.i.am, Emeli Sandé

First broadcast: Friday 2nd December 2016

Jennifer Lawrence reveals how she prepares for kissing her leading men, Chris Pratt talks about stripping, Jamie Oliver revisits his paella, Will.i.am says he is concentrating on the US for the next four year, and Emeli Sandé performs live in the studio.

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10. Carrie Fisher, Grayson Perry, Sandi Toksvig, Nadiya Hussain, Busted

First broadcast: Friday 9th December 2016

Carrie Fisher talks about that affair, Grayson Perry 'fesses up' to being masculine, Sandi Toksvig finds Graham's most intelligent audience member, while Nadiya Hussain reveals an embarrassing moment with a Bake Off fan. Busted perform live in the studio.

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11. Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, Felicity Jones, Dawn French, Michael Parkinson, Jack Savoretti

First broadcast: Friday 16th December 2016

Nicole Kidman says she was astounded at the truth behind her new movie and Dev Patel reveals he was desperate to star in it. Felicity Jones talks about the burden of keeping Star Wars secret, Dawn French admits that lovemaking on screen is weird, Sir Michael Parkinson says Muhammad Ali transcended normal celebrity and Jack Savoretti thanks Graham for his chart hitting success.

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Christmas Special: Will Smith, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris, Martin Freeman, Katie Melua

First broadcast: Friday 23rd December 2016

On a special festive show, Will Smith reveals how son Jayden suckered him, Helen Mirren jokes that playing Death offended her, Naomie Harris reveals that Will can be very annoying, Martin Freeman says the new series of Sherlock is extraordinary and Katie Melua performs live in the studio.

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New Year Special: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, James McAvoy, Frank Skinner, Gary O'Donovan, Paul O'Donovan, Pete Tong

First broadcast: Saturday 31st December 2016

On Graham's star-studded New Year's Eve sofa: award-winning actors Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, together in Assassin's Creed; X-Men star James McAvoy, starring in new film Split; comedian Frank Skinner, hosting the new season of Room 101; and Irish rowing heroes Gary and Paul O'Donovan. Plus music from Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra.

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13. Ben Affleck, Sienna Miller, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Gregory Porter

First broadcast: Friday 13th January 2017

Hollywood's hottest double act Emily Stone and Ryan Gosling talk about La La Land, Ben Affleck chats about his brother Casey, Sienna Miller talks about receiving a rather backhanded compliment, and Gregory Porter performs live in the studio.

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Special: Graham Norton's Big Red Chair

First broadcast: Friday 6th January 2017

Graham Norton goes behind the scenes of TV's most famous comfy chair to meet the people who have entertained the nation with their stories. Sometimes.

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14. Matthew McConaughey, Christina Ricci, Ed Sheeran, Josh Widdicombe

First broadcast: Friday 20th January 2017

Matthew McConaughey reveals how he loved gaining weight for his latest role, Ed Sheeran lets slip what really happened during the alleged royal sword incident, Christina Ricci says her school friends weren't interested in her acting success and Josh Widdicombe tells how Donald Trump made him a little richer.

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15. Trainspotting Special

First broadcast: Friday 27th January 2017

The stars and director of T2 Trainspotting join Graham. Danny Boyle and Ewan McGregor discuss their 10 year feud; Jonny Lee Miller talks about his reluctance to do Elementary; Robert Carlyle says he thought The Full Monty was a load of rubbish; and Ewen Bremner says the success of the first film was overwhelming; while Izzy Bizu performs live in the studio.

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16. Annette Bening, Andrew Garfield, Harriet Harman, Asa Butterfield, Elbow

First broadcast: Friday 3rd February 2017

Andrew Garfield talks about Mel Gibson; Annette Bening apologies for Donald Trump; Harriet Harman rejects retirement; Asa Butterfield says it's great to be a 'real' actor; and Elbow performs live in the studio.

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17. Denzel Washington, Jamie Dornan, Keanu Reeves, Whoopi Goldberg, Rag'n'Bone Man

First broadcast: Friday 10th February 2017

Whoopi Goldberg talks about ageing, Keanu Reeves says Bill and Ted 3 is happening, Jamie Dornan reveals his awkward sex scenes, Denzel Washington talks about his new film, and Rag 'n' Bone Man performs live in the studio

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18. Tom Hiddleston, Ruth Wilson, Ricky Gervais, Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire, Tinie Tempah

First broadcast: Friday 17th February 2017

Tom Hiddleston talks about being teased at Eton, Ruth Wilson reveals why she can't ever star with Eddie Redmayne, Ricky Gervais jokes about celebrities at his gigs, Tinie Tempah talks about his inspiration and his mum, while Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire talk about performing together.

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19. Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, James Blunt

First broadcast: Friday 24th February 2017

Patrick Stewart confirms Logan will be his last X-Men movie, Ian McKellen admits once giving Patrick duff career advice, Hugh Jackman says he won't miss Wolverine and James Blunt performs live in the studio.

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Highlights Special

First broadcast: Friday 3rd March 2017

A compilation of highlights from the current series featuring a whole host of stars.

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