The Best Episodes of The Graham Norton Show

Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Pet Shop Boys

#1 - Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Pet Shop Boys

Season 19 - Episode 1

Graham is joined on his heroic sofa by Oscar winner Ben Affleck, starring as Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, his adversary Superman, British star Henry Cavill, and five-times-Oscar-nominated Amy Adams, who plays Superman's squeeze Lois Lane. With music from The Pet Shop Boys, performing their new single The Pop Kids.

Directors: Steve Smith
Episode 16

#2 - 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.

Directors: Steve Smith
Russell Crowe, Cameron Diaz, Richard Ayoade, Kylie Minogue

#3 - Russell Crowe, Cameron Diaz, Richard Ayoade, Kylie Minogue

Season 15 - Episode 1

Graham Norton returns for another series of his talk show, featuring the biggest celebrities, the brightest conversation and the best jokes on television. Together on Graham's sofa are Oscar-winning Hollywood superstar Russell Crowe, screen siren Cameron Diaz, and comic actor and director Richard Ayoade. Plus music and chat from the queen of pop, Kylie Minogue.

Kate Winslet, Jamie Bell, Rob Brydon and Noah and the Whale

#4 - Kate Winslet, Jamie Bell, Rob Brydon and Noah and the Whale

Season 10 - Episode 1

New series. Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet talks about her successful career and latest film Contagion. Comedian Rob Brydon drops by for a chat and Jamie Bell discusses providing the voice of Tintin in the new Steven Spielberg movie. Plus, indie band Noah and the Whale perform Life Goes On.

Directors: Steve Smith
Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Daniel Radcliffe, Robbie Williams

#5 - Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Daniel Radcliffe, Robbie Williams

Season 20 - Episode 1

The BAFTA-award-winning talk show returns. Among the guests on Graham's sofa tonight: actor and musician Justin Timberlake and Oscar-nominated actress Anna Kendrick, co-starring in new animation Trolls; versatile British actor Daniel Radcliffe; and musical star Robbie Williams, who performs his new single.

Directors: Steve Smith
Daniel Craig, Dame Judi Dench and Javier Bardem

#6 - Daniel Craig, Dame Judi Dench and Javier Bardem

Season 12 - Episode 2

The award-winning host continues his unique chat show, with the biggest celebrities, the brightest conversation and the best jokes on television. Together on the sofa in a James Bond special are 007 himself, Daniel Craig; M's alter ego, Dame Judi Dench; and Skyfall's villain, Oscar-winner Javier Bardem.

James McAvoy, John Bishop and Arctic Monkeys

#7 - James McAvoy, John Bishop and Arctic Monkeys

Season 10 - Episode 2

Graham is joined on the show by James McAvoy, John Bishop and the Arctic Monkeys.

Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Kirsten Dunst, Stephen Mangan, Raleigh Ritchie

#8 - Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Kirsten Dunst, Stephen Mangan, Raleigh Ritchie

Season 19 - Episode 2

Together on Graham's first sofa of the new series are Thor actor Chris Hemsworth and Oscar-nominated Jessica Chastain, co-starring in The Hunstman: Winter's War, Spiderman star Kirsten Dunst, promoting new sci-fi movie Midnight Special and comic British actor Stephen Mangan, appearing in TV drama Houdini and Doyle. With music from Raleigh Ritchie, who performs Stronger Than Ever.

Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Sir Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hiddleston, Shires

#9 - Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Sir Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hiddleston, Shires

Season 18 - Episode 2

Together on Graham's sofa are Hollywood legend Robert De Niro and Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway, co-stars in new movie The Intern, director and actor Sir Kenneth Branagh, in the new season at the Garrick Theatre, and British star Tom Hiddleston, starring in supernatural horror Crimson Peak. Plus music from hit country group the Shires.

Johnny Depp, Ricky Gervais, Ed Byrne, Snow Patrol

#10 - Johnny Depp, Ricky Gervais, Ed Byrne, Snow Patrol

Season 10 - Episode 3

Graham is joined on the show by Johnny Depp, Ricky Gervais, Ed Byrne and Snow Patrol.

Zac Efron, Matt LeBlanc and Lee Mack

#11 - Zac Efron, Matt LeBlanc and Lee Mack

Season 11 - Episode 3

The award-winning host continues his anarchic talk show. Expect the unexpected as top celebrity guests join in the fun with Graham and his irrepressible audience. Joining Graham on the sofa are Hollywood superstar Zac Efron, who chats about his new movie The Lucky One; everybody's favourite Friend Matt LeBlanc, who talks about the new series of Episodes; and funnyman Lee Mack.

Directors: Steve Smith
Robbie Williams, Paul O'Grady, Darcey Bussell and Felix Baumgartner

#12 - Robbie Williams, Paul O'Grady, Darcey Bussell and Felix Baumgartner

Season 12 - Episode 3

The award-winning host continues his unique chat show, with the biggest celebrities, the brightest conversation and the best jokes on television. Together on the sofa are singing star Robbie Williams chatting and performing his new single, Candy; comedian Paul O'Grady; and ballet star and Strictly judge Darcey Bussell.

Episode 2

#13 - Episode 2

Season 14 - Episode 2

On Graham's sofa: the legendary Sir Paul McCartney, chatting and performing from his album New; star of Thor 2, heart-throb Chris Hemsworth; Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman; pop diva Katy Perry; and comedy star James Corden.

Directors: Steve Smith
Episode 3

#14 - Episode 3

Season 14 - Episode 3

On Graham's sofa: screen legend Robert De Niro, making a rare talk show appearance; Hollywood actress Michelle Pfeiffer; Ab Fab star Jennifer Saunders; and the one and only Cher, who also performs I Hope You Find It.

Directors: Steve Smith
Johnny Knoxville, Joan Rivers, Catherine Tate, The Pet Shop Boys

#15 - Johnny Knoxville, Joan Rivers, Catherine Tate, The Pet Shop Boys

Season 8 - Episode 3

Graham is joined by Hollywood hell-raiser Johnny Knoxville to talk about Jackass 3D; veteran comedienne Joan Rivers, who talks about having a year of her life documented in the award-winning Joan Rivers: a Piece of Work; and everyone's favourite 'Nan', actress Catherine Tate. Plus the Pet Shop Boys chat and perform one of their greatest hits.

Directors: Steve Smith
Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Laurie

#16 - Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Laurie

Season 9 - Episode 4

Graham Norton chats to Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon and Hugh Laurie.

John Cleese, Taylor Swift, Kevin Pietersen, Neil Diamond

#17 - John Cleese, Taylor Swift, Kevin Pietersen, Neil Diamond

Season 16 - Episode 3

Tonight, Graham is joined by a British comedy institution, two American singing stars and a controversial cricketer - ensuring there'll be plenty to chat about as they squeeze up on the sofa. Top of the bill is funnyman John Cleese, talking about his memoir So, Anyway - although when there's a Python in the line-up, the conversation could go off in any direction. Joining him are actress and singer Taylor Swift, who has become hot property on the country pop scene, and former England batsman Kevin Pietersen, who has written about his life in KP: The Autobiography. Providing the music is veteran singer-songwriter Neil Diamond, with a taste of his new album, Melody Road.

Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Keeley Hawes, Joe and Jake

#18 - Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Keeley Hawes, Joe and Jake

Season 19 - Episode 4

Together on Graham's sofa are Hollywood star Meryl Streep, playing the socialite turned tuneless opera singer in Florence Foster Jenkins; her co-star in the film, actor Hugh Grant; and actor Keeley Hawes, promoting new drama series The Durrells. With music from British Eurovision hopefuls Joe and Jake, performing You're Not Alone.

Directors: Steve Smith
Episode 4

#19 - Episode 4

Season 14 - Episode 4

On Graham's sofa: pop legend Sir Elton John, chatting and performing Voyeur; actress Dame Judi Dench, starring in Philomena; journalist and presenter Jeremy Paxman; and comedian John Bishop.

Directors: Steve Smith
Kit Harington, Matt LeBlanc, Rebel Wilson, Mumford & Sons

#20 - Kit Harington, Matt LeBlanc, Rebel Wilson, Mumford & Sons

Season 17 - Episode 4

Graham Norton presents his talk show. He is joined by Game of Thrones star Kit Harington, appearing in spy thriller Spooks: The Greater Good; Friends star Matt LeBlanc, starring in the new season of Episodes; Australian actress Rebel Wilson, discussing Pitch Perfect 2; and Mumford and Sons, who perform in the studio.

Directors: Steve Smith
Helena Bonham Carter, Jack Whitehall, Michael Palin and Michael Bublé

#21 - Helena Bonham Carter, Jack Whitehall, Michael Palin and Michael Bublé

Season 12 - Episode 5

The award-winning host continues his unique chat show. Together on the sofa are actress Helena Bonham Carter, currently starring in Great Expectations; comedian and actor Jack Whitehall; globe-trotting Brazil nut Michael Palin; and Michael Buble, who also performs in the studio.

Episode 5

#22 - 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.

Directors: Steve Smith
Kristen Stewart, Chris Rock, Stephen Mangan and Engelbert Humperdinck

#23 - Kristen Stewart, Chris Rock, Stephen Mangan and Engelbert Humperdinck

Season 11 - Episode 5

The award-winning host continues his anarchic talk show. Expect the unexpected as top celebrity guests join in the fun with Graham and his irrepressible audience. Among the guests on Graham's sofa are Twilight star Kristen Stewart, chatting about her new film Snow White and the Huntsman; US comedy superstar Chris Rock; UK comedian Stephen Mangan; and Engelbert Humperdinck, who performs his Eurovision entry Love Will Set You Free.

Directors: Steve Smith
Benedict Cumberbatch, Timothy Spall, Miranda Hart, Maroon 5

#24 - Benedict Cumberbatch, Timothy Spall, Miranda Hart, Maroon 5

Season 16 - Episode 5

Together on Graham's sofa: Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch, starring as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game; Timothy Spall, in new film Mr Turner; comedy favourite Miranda Hart; and musical guests Maroon 5, who perform Animals.

Directors: Steve Smith
Jake Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Joan Rivers and Ke$ha

#25 - Jake Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Joan Rivers and Ke$ha

Season 12 - Episode 6

The BAFTA-award-winning host continues his unique chat show with the biggest celebrities, the brightest conversation and the best jokes on TV. Together on the sofa are Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal, legendary comedienne Joan Rivers and petrol heads Jeremy Clarkson and James May. Plus music from chart-topping Ke$ha.