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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 28

1. Dolly Parton, Rupert Everett, Lolly Adefope, Riz Ahmed, Sara Pascoe, Roisin Murphy

First broadcast: Friday 2nd October 2020

Dolly Parton says she was overwhelmed by Whitney Houston's version of I Will Always Love You; Rupert Everett talks about Oscar Wilde; Riz Ahmed says rapping is a big part of him; Lolly Adefope jokes about sharing a scene with Tom Cruise; Sara Pascoe reveals she's got married; and Roisin Murphy performs live in the studio.

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2. Ewan McGregor, Shirley Ballas, Ashley Banjo, Frank Skinner, Miley Cyrus

First broadcast: Friday 9th October 2020

Ewan McGregor talks about his friendship with Charlie Boorman, Shirley Ballas says writing her book was difficult, Ashley Banjo says being a judge on BGT is a crazy full-circle moment, Frank Skinner talks poetry, and Miley Cyrus introduces a very special performance.

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3. Arsène Wenger, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Dawn French, Freddie Flintoff, Michael Kiwanuka

First broadcast: Friday 16th October 2020

Arsène Wenger says football made him a monster; Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson talk about their new documentary; Dawn French reveals her husband is not allowed to read her books; Freddie Flintoff says he would like to coach cricket; and Michael Kiwanuka performs live in the studio.

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4. Bruce Springsteen, Kristin Scott Thomas, Mawaan Rizwan, Stephen Mangan, Matthew McConaughey, Sam Smith

First broadcast: Friday 23rd October 2020

Bruce Springsteen talks about the longevity of his band; Matthew McConaughey says some of his diary blew his mind; Kristin Scott Thomas admits she thought Four Weddings And A Funeral was a bit of a dud; Stephen Mangan talks art; Mawaan Rizwan reveals he hadn't seen Taskmaster before agreeing to take part; and Sam Smith performs live in the studio.

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5. Octavia Spencer, Jessie Buckley, Frank Gardner, David Walliams, Bill Bailey, Dermot Kennedy

First broadcast: Friday 30th October 2020

Octavia Spencer is underwhelmed by Stonehenge, Jessie Buckley talks about working with Charlie Kaufman, Frank Gardner says being shot was a watershed moment, David Walliams talks about his latest book, Bill Bailey tells of his love of dance, and Dermot Kennedy performs live in the studio.

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6. Nicole Kidman, Kylie Minogue, Nicola Adams, Jason Manford, Josh O'Connor, Emma Corrin

First broadcast: Friday 6th November 2020

Nicole Kidman talks about working with Hugh Grant, Kylie Minogue believes disco is part of her, Nicola Adams says she didn't think dancing with another girl would be such a big deal, Josh O'Connor and Emma Corrin talk about Charles and Diana, and Jason Manford jokes about panto.

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7. Hugh Grant, Nigella Lawson, Tina Fey, Romesh Ranganathan, Amy Adams, Dua Lipa

First broadcast: Friday 20th November 2020

Hugh Grant reveals that fatherhood has made him emotional, Tina Fey says she is a better actor when no one can see her, Amy Adams talks about her motherly approach to producing, Nigella Lawson says she went a little more feral during lockdown, Romesh Ranganathan reveals his clean-shaven self, and Dua Lipa performs live in the studio.

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8. Mariah Carey, Nadiya Hussain, Tim Peake, Richard Osman, Gary Barlow (Next)

NEW EPISODE: Friday 27th November 2020 at 10:45pm on BBC1

Joining Graham tonight: music superstar Mariah Carey, promoting Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special; TV chef and writer Nadiya Hussain, whose new book is Nadiya Bakes; British astronaut Tim Peake, talking about his autobiography Limitless; Richard Osman, whose debut crime novel is The Thursday Murder Club; and singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, who chats and performs Incredible.

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9. Stephen Fry, Amanda Seyfried, Michael J Fox, Jamie Oliver, Dolly Parton

NEW EPISODE: Friday 4th December 2020 at 10:45pm on BBC1

Among the guests joining Graham tonight: actor and writer Stephen Fry, promoting Troy, his latest reworking of the Greek myths; Mamma Mia star Amanda Seyfried, in new David Fincher film Mank; Back To The Future star and Parkinson's disease activist Michael J Fox, discussing his memoir No Time Like The Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality; and top TV chef Jamie Oliver, whose 7 Ways breathes new life into staple ingredients. Plus, a special appearance by Dolly Parton, who performs I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus.

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10. Claudia Winkleman, Nicola Coughlan, Lee Mack, MyFly

NEW EPISODE: Friday 11th December 2020 at 10:45pm on BBC1

Among the guests joining Graham: Strictly co-host Claudia Winkleman, whose debut book Quite is all about "Love, Life and Eyeliner"; Derry Girls star Nicola Coughlan, in American period drama Bridgerton; and comedian Lee Mack, back with a new series of Not Going Out. With music from McFly, who perform their current single Tonight is the Night.

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11. George Clooney, Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Viola Davis, Vanessa Kirby, Michael Ball, Alfie Boe

NEW EPISODE: Friday 18th December 2020 at 10:45pm on BBC1

With Hollywood superstar George Clooney, in new sci-fi The Midnight Sky; Michael Sheen and David Tennant, playing bickering locked-down actors in the second series of Staged; Oscar-winner Viola Davis, in American drama Ma Rainey's Black Bottom; Vanessa Kirby starring in the searing domestic drama Pieces Of A Woman; and music from Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, who perform Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.

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12. Episode Twelve

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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New Year Special: Episode Thirteen

A New Year's special from the chat show.

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14. Episode Fourteen

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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15. Episode Fifteen

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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16. Episode Sixteen

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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17. Episode Seventeen

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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18. Episode Eighteen

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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19. Episode Nineteen

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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20. Episode Twenty

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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21. Episode Twenty One

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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22. Episode Twenty Two

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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23. Episode Twenty Three

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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24. Episode Twenty Four

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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25. Episode Twenty Five

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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26. Episode Twenty Six

The host reviews trending news stories before welcoming another group of Hollywood A-listers and British TV big shots to his sofa to chat about what they've been up to recently - or whatever else takes their fancy. Plus, music by chart stars and up-and-coming artists and another bunch of intrepid audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair.

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Highlights Special: Episode Twenty Seven

Highlights from the most recent series.

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