The BEST Episodes of The Graham Norton Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 12, 2019

Network: BBC One

Each week celebrity guests join 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 that have happened. Graham is often joined by a band or artist to play the show out with.

Johnny Knoxville, Joan Rivers, Catherine Tate, The Pet Shop Boys

#1 - 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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
Mark Wahlberg, Minnie Driver, Mark Watson and Christina Perri

#2 - Mark Wahlberg, Minnie Driver, Mark Watson and Christina Perri

Season 10 - Episode 16

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 his sofa are Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg, currently starring in new film Contraband; actress Minnie Driver; comedian Mark Watson; and Christina Perri, singing Jar of Hearts.

star 10.00
1 votes
Ewan McGregor, Chris O'Dowd, Example

#3 - Ewan McGregor, Chris O'Dowd, Example

Season 9 - Episode 12

Graham is joined by Ewan McGregor, Chris O'Dowd and Example.

star 9.38
8 votes
Colin Farrell, Daniel Radcliffe, Rhod Gilbert, Rihanna

#4 - Colin Farrell, Daniel Radcliffe, Rhod Gilbert, Rihanna

Season 8 - Episode 4

Graham is joined by Hollywood heart-throb Colin Farrell, in his first visit to Graham's sofa; actor Daniel Radcliffe, talking about his new movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and about life after Harry; top Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert; and R&B star Rihanna, chatting and singing her new single Only Girl (In the World).

star 9.22
9 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
Kate Hudson, Russel Kane, Tinie Tempah

#5 - Kate Hudson, Russel Kane, Tinie Tempah

Season 8 - Episode 14

Graham is joined on the sofa by Hollywood star Kate Hudson, who talks about pregnancy, engagement rumours and her new film A Little Bit of Heaven; award-winning comedian Russell Kane; and multi-Brits-nominated Tinie Tempah, who chats and performs Wonderman.

star 9.20
5 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
Miranda Hart, Jack Whitehall, Adele

#6 - Miranda Hart, Jack Whitehall, Adele

Season 9 - Episode 3

Graham is joined by comedian Jack Whitehall and award-winning singer Adele.

star 9.17
6 votes
Barry Manilow, Katherine Jenkins, Sean Lock, Ann Widdecombe, KT Tunstall

#7 - Barry Manilow, Katherine Jenkins, Sean Lock, Ann Widdecombe, KT Tunstall

Season 8 - Episode 7

Graham is joined by music legend Barry Manilow, classical superstar Katherine Jenkins, comedian Sean Lock and hotfoot from Strictly, the Dancing Queen herself, Ann Widdecombe. Plus music from Scottish songstress KT Tunstall.

star 9.00
4 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Matt Smith

#8 - Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Matt Smith

Season 8 - Episode 9

Graham's Christmas list includes funnymen Matt Lucas and David Walliams, and The Doctor himself - Matt Smith.

star 9.00
4 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Jon Richardson, Josh Groban

#9 - David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Jon Richardson, Josh Groban

Season 9 - Episode 1

Graham is joined by David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Jon Richardson and Josh Groban.

star 9.00
5 votes
Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Laurie

#10 - Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Laurie

Season 9 - Episode 4

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

star 9.00
1 votes
Jack Dee, James McAvoy, Liza Minnelli

#11 - Jack Dee, James McAvoy, Liza Minnelli

Season 9 - Episode 8

Graham is joined by acclaimed comedian Jack Dee; British actor-turned-Hollywood star, James McAvoy, starring in X-Men: First Class; and the legendary Liza Minnelli, who chats about her extraordinary life and career, and performs live in the studio.

star 9.00
4 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
Daniel Radcliffe, Omid Djalili, Cuba Gooding Jr and Sinead O'Connor

#12 - Daniel Radcliffe, Omid Djalili, Cuba Gooding Jr and Sinead O'Connor

Season 10 - Episode 15

Among the guests on Graham's sofa are: Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, talking about his new film The Woman in Black; comedian Omid Djalili; Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr; and Irish singer Sinead O'Connor, chatting and performing The Wolf Is Getting Married.

star 9.00
5 votes
James McAvoy, John Bishop and Arctic Monkeys

#13 - 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.

star 8.91
11 votes
Katy Perry, Ross Noble and Cheryl Cole

#14 - Katy Perry, Ross Noble and Cheryl Cole

Season 11 - Episode 9

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 America's pop queen, Katy Perry; comedian Ross Noble; and national sweetheart Cheryl Cole, who also performs Call My Name.

star 8.82
11 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
50 Cent, Catherine Tate, Jimmy Carr

#15 - 50 Cent, Catherine Tate, Jimmy Carr

Season 6 - Episode 10

Graham's guests are American rapper 50 Cent, who talks about his controversial life and new album, and sings Baby By Me; actress Catherine Tate who chats about her comic creations; and suave joke merchant Jimmy Carr, who's in the comedy chair.

star 8.75
4 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
David Tennant, Johnny Vegas, Alison Moyet

#16 - David Tennant, Johnny Vegas, Alison Moyet

Season 6 - Episode 6

Actor David Tennant talks about his final appearance as Doctor Who, hilariously unpredictable star of Benidorm Johnny Vegas takes the comedy chair and singer Alison Moyet chats about 25 years of hits and sings All Cried Out.

star 8.71
7 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
will.i.am, Greg Davies, Miriam Margolyes, Adam Lambert

#17 - will.i.am, Greg Davies, Miriam Margolyes, Adam Lambert

Season 11 - Episode 11

Joining Graham on the sofa are Black Eyed Peas and Voice UK star will.i.am; comedian and Inbetweeners star Greg Davies; veteran actress Miriam Margolyes; and singer Adam Lambert, who performs Never Close Our Eyes.

star 8.71
7 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
Kate Winslet, Jamie Bell, Rob Brydon and Noah and the Whale

#18 - 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.

star 8.70
10 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
Toni Collette, Billie Piper, Shappi Khorsandi, Scouting For Girls

#19 - Toni Collette, Billie Piper, Shappi Khorsandi, Scouting For Girls

Season 7 - Episode 2

The award-winning host returns with his anarchic talk show. Expect the unexpected as top celebrity guests join in the fun with Graham and his irrepressible audience. Among Graham's guests are Toni Collette, star of Muriel's Wedding and The Sixth Sense; TV's favourite call-girl, Billie Piper; and chart-topping band Scouting For Girls.

star 8.67
3 votes
Vince Vaughn, Sarah Millican, Diddy

#20 - Vince Vaughn, Sarah Millican, Diddy

Season 8 - Episode 13

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. Vince Vaughn talks about his new movie The Dilemma, and hot comic Sarah Millican is also on the sofa. Plus actor, designer and music superstar Diddy chats and performs live in the studio.

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
Stanley Tucci, Miriam Margolyes, Jimmy Carr, Bruno Mars

#21 - Stanley Tucci, Miriam Margolyes, Jimmy Carr, Bruno Mars

Season 8 - Episode 19

Graham is joined by Oscar-nominated actor Stanley Tucci, star of The Devil Wears Prada, The Lovely Bones and the forthcoming Captain America; joke merchant Jimmy Carr; irrepressible Harry Potter star Miriam Margolyes; and multi-Grammy nominated Bruno Mars, who chats and performs Grenade.

star 8.67
3 votes
Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Rob Lowe, Alex Kingston, Aloe Blacc

#22 - Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Rob Lowe, Alex Kingston, Aloe Blacc

Season 9 - Episode 7

Unique talk show with award-winning host, Graham Norton. Expect the unexpected as top celebrity guests join in the fun with Graham and his irrepressible audience. Graham is joined by Hollywood stars Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms, in the studio to talk about their new Hangover movie; heartthrob actor Rob Lowe, who discusses his autobiography, Stories I Only Tell My Friends; and actress Alex Kingston, currently starring as River Song in Doctor Who. Plus there's music from rising star Aloe Blacc.

star 8.67
3 votes
Robin Williams, Elijah Wood, Jennifer Saunders and JLS

#23 - Robin Williams, Elijah Wood, Jennifer Saunders and JLS

Season 10 - Episode 5

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

star 8.67
9 votes
Cher, Dawn French, The Script

#24 - Cher, Dawn French, The Script

Season 8 - Episode 8

Graham meets Hollywood superstar Cher and actress and comedian Dawn French, while the Script perform their new single, Nothing.

star 8.64
8 votes
Directors: Steve Smith
Writers:
Tom Hanks, Simon Pegg, Nicole Scherzinger

#25 - Tom Hanks, Simon Pegg, Nicole Scherzinger

Season 9 - Episode 9

Unique talk show with award-winning host, Graham Norton. Expect the unexpected as top celebrity guests join in the fun with Graham and his irrepressible audience. Graham is joined by Hollywood superstar Tom Hanks, currently starring in new movie Larry Crowne, and comic actor Simon Pegg. Plus music from ex-Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger.

star 8.63
8 votes