The BEST episodes of The Graham Norton Show

Every episode of The Graham Norton Show ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Graham Norton Show!

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.

Last Updated: 6/17/2024Network: BBC OneStatus: Continuing
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Episode 16
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9.80
30 votes

#1 - Episode 16

Season 10 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/24/2012

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.

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Episode 3
star
9.69
29 votes

#2 - Episode 3

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/5/2010

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
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Episode 18
star
9.69
32 votes

#3 - Episode 18

Season 10 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/9/2012

Graham is joined on the sofa by the star of this season's hottest TV drama, Homeland, Damian Lewis; French acting legend Gerard Depardieu; The Wire and The Hour star Dominic West; and pop star Olly Murs, who also performs the single Oh My Goodness.

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Episode 17
star
9.65
31 votes

#4 - Episode 17

Season 10 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/2/2012

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 actor John Cusack, talking about his new film The Raven; Hollywood star Goldie Hawn; and Kasabian, performing the single Goodbye Kiss.

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Episode 14
star
9.63
30 votes

#5 - Episode 14

Season 10 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/10/2012

In a very rare chat show appearance, Dame Judi Dench joins Graham on this sofa to talk about her new movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Also joing Graham is the star of Slumdog Millionaire, Dev Patel, plus there is music from platinum-selling popstar Will Young.

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Episode 15
star
9.26
42 votes

#6 - Episode 15

Season 12 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/8/2013

Graham is joined Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg, talking about his new movie Broken City; X Men and Prometheus actor Michael Fassbender; and outrageous US comic Sarah Silverman. Plus, there is music from Laura Mvula

Directors: Steve Smith
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Episode 6
star
9.14
71 votes

#7 - Episode 6

Season 12 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/30/2012

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.

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Episode 16
star
9.14
57 votes

#8 - Episode 16

Season 14 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/14/2014

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
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Episode 13
star
9.04
49 votes

#9 - Episode 13

Season 14 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/24/2014

Graham chats to Oscar-nominated actress Keira Knightley and actor-director Kenneth Branagh, both discussing new movie Jack Ryan. He is also joined by French footballing star Thierry Henry and comedian Lee Mack, with music from Katy B.

Directors: Steve Smith
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Episode 9
star
8.96
54 votes

#10 - Episode 9

Season 14 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/13/2013

Together on Graham's sofa are Hollywood star Ben Stiller, talking about new film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, campaigning chef Jamie Oliver, star of Sherlock, and The Hobbit Martin Freeman, and music and chat from Rebecca Ferguson.

Directors: Steve Smith
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Episode 11
star
8.94
51 votes

#11 - Episode 11

Season 14 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/10/2014

Joining Graham on his sofa are Hollywood giants Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro, starring in the new film Grudge Match, Oscar-nominated British actress Carey Mulligan; and comic actor Jonah Hill, talking about the new Scorcese movie The Wolf of Wall Street. Plus, there's music from Jake Bugg, performing A Song About Love.

Directors: Steve Smith
Writer: Dan Gaster
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Episode 17
star
8.90
51 votes

#12 - Episode 17

Season 14 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/21/2014

The award-winning host continues his anarchic talk show on BBC One. 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 British actor Dominic Cooper, currently starring as James Bond's creator in 'Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond' and popstar Lily Allen, chatting and performing her new single 'Air Balloon'.

Directors: Steve Smith
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Episode 14
star
8.87
48 votes

#13 - Episode 14

Season 14 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/31/2014

Guests on Graham's sofa include Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey, discussing his Golden Globe-winning performance in Dallas Buyers Club; actress Julianne Moore, starring in action movie Non-Stop; comedian and actor Alan Davies; and singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow, who performs in the studio.

Directors: Steve Smith
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Episode 12
star
8.87
31 votes

#14 - Episode 12

Season 10 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/27/2012

Joining Graham on the sofa are Hollywood great Liam Neeson, currently starring in The Grey; comedian Alan Davies; Star Trekking thespian Sir Patrick Stewart; and rising star Ed Sheeran, who performs his new single, Drunk.

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Episode 12
star
8.87
52 votes

#15 - Episode 12

Season 14 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/17/2014

Among the guests on Graham's sofa are Lena Dunham, creator and star of hit show Girls, British actress Olivia Colman and The Wire and Luther star Idris Elba, currently playing Nelson Mandela in The Long Walk to Freedom. Plus music from Keane.

Directors: Steve Smith
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Episode 11
star
8.86
7 votes

#16 - Episode 11

Season 11 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/22/2012

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.

Directors: Steve Smith
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Episode 4
star
8.84
31 votes

#17 - Episode 4

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/6/2011

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

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Episode 13
star
8.84
31 votes

#18 - Episode 13

Season 10 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/3/2012

Among the guests on Graham's sofa are Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon, who discusses her new film This Means War; comedian Reginald D Hunter; and Doctor Who and Upstairs Downstairs star, Alex Kingston. Plus there is music from indie band the Musgraves.

Directors: Steve Smith
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Episode 3
star
8.80
85 votes

#19 - Episode 3

Season 14 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/25/2013

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
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Episode 18
star
8.70
43 votes

#20 - Episode 18

Season 12 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/1/2013

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.

Directors: Steve Smith
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Episode 4
star
8.68
74 votes

#21 - Episode 4

Season 14 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/1/2013

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
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Episode 15
star
8.67
6 votes

#22 - Episode 15

Season 10 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/17/2012

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.

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Episode 8
star
8.66
84 votes

#23 - Episode 8

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/17/2010

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

Directors: Steve Smith
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Episode 3
star
8.65
99 votes

#24 - Episode 3

Season 16 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/10/2014

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.

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Episode 5
star
8.62
37 votes

#25 - Episode 5

Season 12 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/23/2012

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.

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