Among the guests on Graham's sofa: knight of the stage and screen Ian McKellen, taking the role of Falstaff in Player Kings, a new version of Shakespeare's Henry IV plays, and award-winning actor Michael Sheen, talking about his new Welsh BBC drama series The Way, which he also directed.
Graham Norton returns to the format he's most comfortable with since his Channel 4 days, briefly on BBC2 and now on prime time BBC1. Each week celebrity guest(s) join Graham 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. Throughout series one the show was recorded on the Wednesday at 7pm before it's transmission at 10pm on the Thursday.
The Graham Norton Show - Series 31, Episode 17 Synopsis and Schedule