The Graham Norton Show

10 Best Episodes of The Graham Norton Show

Each week celebrity guests join Irish comedianย Graham Norton to discuss what's being going on around the world that week. The guests poke fun and share their opinions on the main news stories. Graham is often joined by a band or artist to play the show out.

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#1 - Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Molly (Season 15 - Episode 5)

It's an all-singing, all-dancing X-Men spectacular on Graham's sofa as Aussie hunk Hugh Jackman meets Irish heart-throb Michael Fassbender and smouldering Scot James McAvoy. With music from Eurovision hopeful Molly, who performs Children of the Universe.

The episode was rated 8.45 from 44 votes.

The Graham Norton Show - S14E18

#2 - Episode 18 (Season 14 - Episode 18)

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Among the guests on Graham's sofa are entertainment superstars, the two-and-only Ant and Dec; actor Jamie Dornan, soon to be seen in Fifty Shades of Grey; and actor Aaron Paul, who plays Jesse in the hit TV show Breaking Bad.

The episode was rated 8.43 from 37 votes.

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#3 - Episode 16 (Season 14 - Episode 16)

Graham Norton continues his chat show, with guests including stars from the new movie The Monuments Men - Matt Damon, Bill Murray and Hugh Bonneville. And Paloma Faith performs her new single Can't Rely on You.

The episode was rated 8.37 from 30 votes.

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#4 - Episode 1 (Season 14 - Episode 1)

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The host returns with more light-hearted chat, talking to Hollywood star Harrison Ford about his new sci-fi adventure Ender's Game, and Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch, currently appearing as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate. Comedian and actor Jack Whitehall is also on the sofa, and there'll be music and chat from James Blunt, who performs new single Bonfire Heart from his forthcoming album Moon Landing.

The episode was rated 8.35 from 43 votes.

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#5 - Hugh Jackman, Sir Patrick Stewart (Season 20 - Episode 19)

Among the guests on Graham's sofa tonight: X-Men's Wolverine Hugh Jackman and Professor X Sir Patrick Stewart, together in new movie Logan.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 171 votes.

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#6 - Meryl Streep, Mark Ruffalo, James McAvoy, Hozier (Season 16 - Episode 13)

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Graham's guests are Meryl Streep, starring in the Sondheim musical film Into the Woods, James McAvoy, treading the boards in The Ruling Class and Hulk star Mark Ruffalo, starring in Foxcatcher. Plus, music from Hozier.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 24 votes.

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#7 - Jude Law, Mila Kunis, Dame Judi Dench, Olly Murs (Season 12 - Episode 18)

Together on Graham's sofa are Sherlock Holmes star Jude Law, Ted and Family Guy actress Mila Kunis and the legendary Dame Judi Dench. With music from Olly Murs.

The episode was rated 8.19 from 16 votes.

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#8 - Robin Williams, Elijah Wood, Jennifer Saunders and JLS (Season 10 - Episode 5)

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Graham chats to Robin Williams, Elijah Wood, Jennifer Saunders and JLS.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 11 votes.

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#9 - Emily Blunt, Russell Brand, Paloma Faith (Season 11 - Episode 10)

Graham is joined by actor and comedian Russell Brand, actress Emily Blunt, who talks about new film The Five Year Engagement, and Paloma Faith, who performs Picking up the Pieces.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 13 votes.

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#10 - Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Charlize Theron, Seth McFarlane (Season 15 - Episode 9)

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Graham's sofa is full of stars - Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise, starring in new sci-fi thriller Edge Of Tomorrow, his co-star, actress Emily Blunt, Oscar winner Charlize Theron and Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane, promoting his new film A Million Ways To Die In The West. Plus music from Coldplay, who perform A Sky Full of Stars.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 39 votes.

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    #11 - Amanda Holden, Jack Dee, Michael Buble (Season 13 - Episode 2)

    Together on Graham's sofa are actress and Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden; top comedian Jack Dee; and international singing star Michael Buble.

    The episode was rated 8.11 from 18 votes.

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    #12 - Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Paolo Nutini (Season 15 - Episode 2)

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    Actor Andrew Garfield; actress Emma Stone; actor Jamie Foxx; Paolo Nutini performs.

    The episode was rated 8.09 from 43 votes.

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    #13 - Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Michael Douglas, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham, Selena Gomez (Season 13 - Episode 8)

    The award-winning host continues his talk show, as he is joined by Will and Jaden Smith, Michael Douglas, Bradley Cooper and Heather Graham. With music from Selena Gomez.

    The episode was rated 8.08 from 24 votes.

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    The Graham Norton Show - S19E15

    #14 - Compilation Show (Season 19 - Episode 15)

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    A compilation of highlights from series 19, featuring Jennifer Lawrence, Tom Hiddleston, Meryl Streep, Ryan Gosling, Kevin Costner, Jodie Foster, Ben Afflek, Dame Helen Mirren, Hugh Grant, James McAvoy, Russell Crowe, Dame Joan Collins, Seth Rogan, Samuel L Jackson, Amy Adams, Johnny Depp, Ricky Gervais, Jeff Goldblum, Salma Hayek, Matt LeBlanc, Kate Beckinsale, Chris Hemsworth, Ewan McGregor and many more.

    The episode was rated 8.07 from 55 votes.

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    #15 - Episode 5 (Season 14 - Episode 5)

    Graham is joined by British actor Jude Law, starring in new gangster movie Dom Hemingway; comedian Greg Davies; and Dot Cotton herself, June Brown. Plus there's and chat and performance from pop sensation Lady Gaga.

    The episode was rated 8.03 from 29 votes.

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    The Graham Norton Show - S21E13

    #16 - Compilation Show (Season 21 - Episode 13)

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    A compilation of highlights from the 21st series, featuring Morgan Freeman, Sir Michael Caine, Diane Keaton, Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn, Sir Patrick Stewart, Nicole Kidman, Mark Wahlberg, Salma Hayek, Zac Efron, Rachel Weisz, and more.

    The episode was rated 8.02 from 46 votes.

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    #17 - Jake Gyllenhaal, Joan Rivers, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ke$ha (Season 12 - Episode 6)

    Graham is joined by Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal, legendary comedian Joan Rivers and petrol heads Jeremy Clarkson and James May. Plus music from chart-topping Ke$ha.

    The episode was rated 8.00 from 17 votes.

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    #18 - Sandra Bullock, Samuel L Jackson, Nick Frost, Jake Bugg (Season 13 - Episode 13)

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    Graham is joined by Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock who talks about new comedy The Heat. Also on the sofa are actor Samuel L Jackson and comedian and writer Nick Frost who stars with Simon Pegg in The World's End. Music comes from Jake Bugg.

    The episode was rated 8.00 from 21 votes.

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    #19 - Episode 6 (Season 14 - Episode 6)

    Together on Graham's sofa are Oscar-winning actress and writer Emma Thompson, starring in new movie Saving Mr Banks; double Doctor Whos Matt Smith and David Tennant; top comedian Jimmy Carr; and pop star Robbie Williams, chatting and performing I Wanna Be Like You.

    The episode was rated 8.00 from 37 votes.

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    The Graham Norton Show - S15E13

    #20 - Compilation Show (Season 15 - Episode 13)

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    Highlights from the current series of the talk show, with guests including Tom Cruise, Julie Walters, Matt Damon, Dame Julie Andrews, Bill Murray, Miranda Hart, Russell Crowe, Julianne Moore, Jamie Foxx, Emma Stone, Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Olivia Colman, Jonah Hill, Carey Mulligan, Kenneth Branagh, Keira Knightley, Gary Oldman, Thierry Henry, Matthew McConaughey, Hugh Jackman, Emily Blunt, Michael Fassbender, Cameron Diaz, Ricky Gervais, Seth MacFarlane, Kylie Minogue, James McAvoy and many more.

    The episode was rated 8.00 from 15 votes.

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    Last updated: feb 12, 2023

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