The Graham Norton Show
Season 5

s05e01 / Sarah, Duchess of York, Ed Byrne

5th Mar '09 - 10:35pm
Sarah, Duchess of York, Ed Byrne

Graham returns with a new series. Tonight he is joined by Sarah Ferguson and Ed Byrne. Sarah talks about how she came up for the idea of the upcoming film The Young Victoria and the male from a heterosexual couple in the audience that constantly argue, is put into a argument scene from the film. Ed Byrne discusses getting married and his latest tour which is all about class. At the end of the show, Graham and Sarah help a woman choose a date out of a selection of single male audience members, by hearing their best chat up lines, under the watchful eyes of the single girls mum. Ed Byrne's mum surprises Ed when he try's his chat up line on the girl.

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s05e02 / Greg Kinnear, Ruth Jones

12th Mar '09 - 10:35pm
Greg Kinnear, Ruth Jones

The host is joined by actors Greg Kinnear, who talks about starring in romantic comedy Ghost Town alongside Ricky Gervais, and Ruth Jones, co-writer of the award-winning comedy Gavin & Stacey. Plus, the usual mix of monologues and eccentric characters. Extended version of last Thursday's show

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s05e03 / Ronnie Corbett, Greg Kinnear, Shaun Williamson, Ricky Gervais

19th Mar '09 - 10:35pm
Ronnie Corbett, Greg Kinnear, Shaun Williamson, Ricky Gervais

The talk-show host is joined by comedians Ronnie Corbett and Ricky Gervais for the usual mix of comedy monologues, eccentric characters and audience participation. Extended version of last Thursday's show

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s05e04 / Zac Efron, David Walliams, The Pet Shop Boys

26th Mar '09 - 10:35pm
Zac Efron, David Walliams, The Pet Shop Boys

Fresh from his farewell to the High School Musical franchise, Zac Efron visits the studio to discuss his new film 17 Again, a Big-style comedy in which he stars alongside Matthew Perry. Also on the sofa this week is Little Britain star David Walliams. Music is provided by Pet Shop Boys. Extended version of last Thursday's show

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s05e05 / Roberto Benigni, Patsy Kensit

2nd Apr '09 - 10:35pm
Roberto Benigni, Patsy Kensit

Holby City star Patsy Kensit drops in for a chat with Graham, who also welcomes Italian actor, comedian and director Roberto Benigni to the studio. Extended edition of the irreverent talk show, featuring a mix of comedy monologues, celebrity chat and eccentric characters

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s05e06 / Gillian Anderson, Chris Addison, Sinéad O'Connor

16th Apr '09 - 10:35pm
Gillian Anderson, Chris Addison, Sinéad O'Connor

Tonight Graham is joined by actress Gillian Anderson and comedian Chris Addison. Gillian discusses starring in The X Files and her transition into acting in the theatre, whilst Chris talks about his new movie which is a spin-off of BBC sitcom The Thick Of It. Graham looks at a robot version of himself. Audience members make political apologies. Sinead O'Connor sings out the show with her classic song 'Nothing Compares To You'.

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s05e07 / Katie Price, Peter Andre, Jimmy Carr

23rd Apr '09 - 10:35pm
Katie Price, Peter Andre, Jimmy Carr

Tonight comedian Jimmy Carr and celebrity couple Peter Andre & Katie Price join Graham. Jimmy discusses his latest tour and short jokes, whilst Peter & Katie discuss their reality television show, their time in America and their children.

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s05e08 / Anna Friel, Matt Lucas

30th Apr '09 - 10:35pm
Anna Friel, Matt Lucas

Pushing Daisies star Anna Friel and Little Britain's Matt Lucas join the talk-show host for a mix of comedy monologues, celebrity chat and eccentric characters. Extended edition of last Thursday's programme

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s05e09 / Duncan Bannatyne, Joan Rivers, Chesney Hawkes

7th May '09 - 10:35pm
Duncan Bannatyne, Joan Rivers, Chesney Hawkes

The host is joined by Dragons' Den entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne and sharp-tongued comedian Joan Rivers for the usual mix of comedy monologues, celebrity chat and audience participation. Extended edition of last Thursday's programme

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s05e10 / Willem Dafoe, Ashley Jensen, Lily Allen

14th May '09 - 10:35pm
Willem Dafoe, Ashley Jensen, Lily Allen

Tonight Graham is joined by actors Willem Dafoe, and Ashley Jensen. Willem discusses his upcoming film in which he stars with Julia Roberts. Ashley talks about her life in LA and the one thing she misses - her robot hoover. Graham demonstrates one of these in the studio. Ahead of this weeks Eurovision Song Contest, Graham holds his own mini contest in the studio, Azerbaijan wins. Lily Allen joins tonights guests on the sofa to discuss her new album and why she had to censor a line in her new song, performing at a BBC festival over the weekend. Lily plays out the show with her censored version of 'Not Fair'.

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s05e11 / Isabella Rossellini, Juliette Lewis, Alistair McGowan

21st May '09 - 10:35pm
Isabella Rossellini, Juliette Lewis, Alistair McGowan

International film star Isabella Rossellini, actor-turned-musician Juliette Lewis and impressionist and comedian Alistair McGowan join the host for the usual mix of chat, comedy monologues and audience participation

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s05e12 / Kurt Russell, Jenny Eclair, Betty Hoskins

28th May '09 - 10:35pm
Kurt Russell, Jenny Eclair, Betty Hoskins

Tonight Graham is joined by actor Kurt Russell and comedian Jenny Eclair. Kurt talks about his many years in the business, meeting Elvis and plays baseball with a audience member. Whilst Jenny discusses the new Grumpy Old Women tour and the preperations that's gone into it. At the end of the show, audience members compete to see who can do the best Elvis impersonation, the two semi-finalists serenade Jenny, before all of the Elvis' play the show out with 'Viva Las Vegas'.

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