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The Graham Norton Show

BBC One and BBC Two chat show hosted by Graham Norton. 386 episodes (25 series), 2007 - 2019. Stars Graham Norton.

Another series is in development.

Series 6

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 5th October 2009

Graham Norton brings his anarchic talk show to BBC One. In this instalment, trouble and strife with showbiz couple Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, the truth about lying with comedian Ricky Gervais, and Graham finally meets one of his heroines - the legendary Olivia Newton-John.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 12th October 2009

Oscar-winning actress Anna Paquin, star of The Piano, X-Men and HBO vampire series True Blood gets her teeth into Graham along with David Mitchell and Robert Webb, while Scottish songster Paolo Nutini chats and performs his new single Pencil Full of Lead.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 19th October 2009

It's all-girl action for Graham as glamour model and TV star Katie Price brings him up to date with her busy and controversial life; stand-up comic and writer Jo Brand is in the comedy chair, while Hollywood blockbuster novelist Jackie Collins talks about her latest book, Poor Little Rich Girl.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 26th October 2009

It's an evening of international glamour as supermodel and Cambridge student Lily Cole joins model, actress and Blue Velvet star Isabella Rossellini on Graham's sofa for a chat, while the star of Supersizers and Maestro Sue Perkins takes the comedy chair and attempts the Japanese art of making musical instruments out of vegetables. Meanwhile Michael Buble chats and performs his single Haven't Met You Yet.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 2nd November 2009

Guests include comic genius Rob Brydon, who takes over the comedy chair, and actor and singer Harry Connick Jr chats and performs a number from his new album Your Song.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 9th November 2009

Doctor Who star David Tennant drops in for a chat, while anarchic Benidorm star Johnny Vegas takes the comedy chair.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Monday 16th November 2009

Among the guests joining Graham on his sofa are the legend that is Rod Stewart, globetrotter and Monty Python star Michael Palin, and Vicar Of Dibley star Dawn French.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Monday 23rd November 2009

In a Welsh triple-bill, Graham is joined by Dame Shirley Bassey, who performs The Girl from Tiger Bay and chats about her career; actor Michael Sheen, who talks about his performances as Tony Blair, Kenneth Williams, David Frost and Brian Clough; and Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert, who takes the comedy chair.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Monday 30th November 2009

National treasure Stephen Fry drops in for a tweet, the hilarious Bill Bailey takes the comedy chair, Annie Lennox and David Gray provide music and chat, and there is some canine therapy for Graham's pooches with dog whisperer Cesar Millan.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Monday 7th December 2009

Among the guests this week is American rapper 50 Cent, who talks about his controversial life and new album, and sings Baby By Me, while suave joke merchant Jimmy Carr is in the comedy chair.

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11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Monday 14th December 2009

Hollywood superstar Robert Downey Jr talks about his role as Sherlock Holmes in Guy Ritchie's new movie, while Graham's fellow Irishman Ed Byrne is in the comedy chair. Will Young chats and sings his hit song You and I.

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Christmas Special: Highlights Special

First broadcast: Monday 21st December 2009

The award-winning host presents the funniest moments from his latest hit series. Top celebrity guests included Robert Downey Jr, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, Dawn French, Bill Bailey, Ricky Gervais, David Tennant, Rod Stewart, 50 Cent, Johnny Vegas, Michael Buble, Stephen Fry and the great Dame Shirley Bassey. Plus, the best contributions from Graham's irrepressible audience.

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New Year Special: The Graham Norton New Year's Eve Show

First broadcast: Thursday 31st December 2009

The Graham Norton brings the year to an end with his anarchic talk show. Among the guests in this special edition are Sex and The City star Sarah Jessica Parker; heart-throb British actor Dominic West, who discusses his life as the star of hit show The Wire; and legendary comedienne Joan Rivers, who helps Graham take a satirical look back at the events of 2009.

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