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Best laughs on TV
docsbrat25 October 2010
Im an American girl who watches every Graham show aired. I DVR them ALL. He has become my favorite 60min of every day. I have never laughed so hard at any talk show in my 44 years. The love of my life promised me that when we set a date to marry, we WILL be in Grahams studio at one of his shows.Love this guy and I promise that you will too. I rented his Best of the Graham Norton Show from Netflix. My sister and brother-in-law were visiting from Fla. and had never even heard of Graham. After they watched the video they said they were going to check and see if they get the BBC in the south. I have made fans out of them. I hope they can share the laughs with their friends as I have. Keep up the fantastic work Graham, and I look forward to seeing you in person on my honeymoon.
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Classy show
bbewnylorac17 July 2015
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This talk show is great value. Very funny with first class guests. Norton is attentive, witty, flattering without being insincere, and genuinely interested in his guests. Very few guests come across as boring or uncomfortable but the editing is sharp, and if one guest is firing, they tend to focus on them. The format is near perfect, with the interviews interspersed with very creative audience participation segments, stunts the guests are asked to do, and performances by fantastic rock bands at the end. Among the show's negatives is that there are few women guests. Sometimes Norton jokes about British celebrities that viewers in the US or Australia won't have heard of. And Norton's jokes sometimes veer towards the smutty. Sometimes he gets so risqué the more conservative American guests are clearly shocked, but it can be funny when Norton throws in a naughty observation.
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Best talk show ever!
westiekid15 September 2017
This is the best talk show ever. Graham is a funny likable host that doesn't make the show all about him. He makes his guests the center of attention. I love how the guests are on all at once. I love watching the biggest stars in Hollywood interact with each other. This show is Very Original - Graham Norton does not ask his guests questions they constantly get ask. He asks original questions - over all his show is original. Never copies other shows but it's other shows that copy him - Tom Hanks said this as well

Over all if you are having a bad day, put Graham Norton on because the positive vibes of his show come through! :)
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from someone who doen't care about celebrities...
MvEssen27 December 2017
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Well sit down and open a bottle of wine ... or two. Because when you start watching this, you just can't stop or get enough.

When artists create movies, albums, plays or books, they usually have to go on a tour to promote it, right? I say 'have to' because this process seems extreeemly boring to me. So many journalists have been asking the same bloody questions, and now you have to go answer them on TV. Very uncomfortable, because...really the host usually doesn't care, really you've just spent so much time of your life on this and you have been focussing on something else for months now, and reallly you don't want to wear the elaborate clothes... ugggh. That doesn't bode well for a show trying to promote shit.

Enter the Graham Norton Show!

The Grahman Norton Show Team knows this, it seems. So they have gone with a unique angle:

1. An actually interested, hilariously blabbermouth host. (quite gay of course). 2. Ply the guests with drink.(Although 'denied' on Stephen Colbert, we all know this happens. Britania rules the Waves! ...Waves of Wine that is ;) ) 3. Briefly mention what you have to... and then go on to the celebrities': funny Tweets, illegal exploits, shoe laces, circumcision that never happened, insults of other celebrities, wanking off soldiers in parks, looking like otters and then get said celebrities to pose on photos like some other otters, duel with light sabers, ride a unicycle, break dance....

For short, this show is as great as it is because it's fun for everybody involved: the host, the team, the public, the guests, and people watching at home.

And this from someone who doen't care about celebrities...
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Tom Cruise are you kidding me?
Aslavetrainer23 June 2014
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I can't believe I found this gem. One day I caught huge names on the screen while flipping through the channels! This show has bigger stars on his show than any American show. Mr Billionv$$$ man Tom Cruise to be found in all his sexy glory on this show? Yes he's "quasi promoting" The 2014 Edge of Tomorrow--but this is a dream for me and by listening to some female screams in the audience, others as well. Tom is an amazing actor, producer, director and has been delighting us with fantastic films for decades. I was hooked @ "Legend" had no idea who this guy was but that film is still in my dreams decades later.. Fassbender-Barry Manilow, Jean Gautier ICONS? Legends Real stars letting loose, actually I dislike when they try to remain composed.Prefer them realizing they don't have to deal with American paparazzi-

This is better than the Americas telly!!! Let it rip, let it go-I love this show, thank you Graham 2007-gimme more.
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The Graham Norton Show
jboothmillard4 July 2011
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I used to love the host of this new chat show on occasion in his Channle 4 programmes, So and V, and being against the likes of Jonathan Ross and Parkinson at the time, it was interesting to see this try and rival. BAFTA winning, and British Comedy Award nominated Graham Norton here gets his own regular style chat show, no camp and over the top sexual comedy involved, there would be the occasional breakaway, but that's all. The show would star with a few jokes about recent events and the guests featuring, two or three guests are brought in to talk about and promote/plug their recent venture in film, music, television or whatever else, including past career, there would be a musical performance by a singer or band, and the final part I will explain soon. Guests have included Kim Cattrall, Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, Samantha Morton, Joan Rivers, Jenny Eclair, Louis Walsh, Ioan Gruffudd, Jessie Wallace, Jo Brand, David Tennant, The Proclaimers, Julia Sawalha, Liz Smith, Robert Webb, Barbara Windsor, Dustin Hoffman, Mika, Dawn French, Tori Amos, Gérard Depardieu, Joan Collins, Jason Donovan, Rupert Everett, Miriam Margolyes, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Matt Lucas, Sinéad O'Connor, Jennifer Coolidge, Enrique Iglesias, Jon Bon Jovi, Joanna Lumley, Alice Cooper, Gareth Gates, Dennis Hopper, Ardal O'Hanlon, Joss Stone, Natalie Imbruglia, Brian Capron, Courtney Love, Katie Melua, Gabriel Byrne, Letitia Dean, Backstreet Boys, Melanie Chisholm (Mel C), Josh Hartnett, Jackie Collins, John Waters, Westlife, Frankie Boyle, Elle Macpherson, K.T. Tunstall, Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine, Alison Moyet, Alan Carr, Glenn Close, Amy Macdonald, Nigella Lawson, Marilyn Manson, Rihanna, Sharon Osbourne, Stereophonics, Ashley Jensen, Christopher Biggins, Russell Brand, The Feeling, Lorraine Kelly, Kevin Bacon, Tony Curtis, Ed Byrne, Martin Sheen,, Cheryl Cole, Robert Wagner, Sandi Thom, Chesney Hawkes, Jimmy Carr, Minnie Driver, David Mitchell, Cynthia Nixon, OneRepublic, Duffy, Barry Humphries as Dame Edna Everage, Ray Mears, Alanis Morissette, Jon Culshaw, Susan Sarandon, Juliette Binoche, Gordon Ramsay, Scouting For Girls, Alicia Silverstone, The Freemasons, Alan Davies, John Malkovich, Sharleen Spiteri, James Nesbitt, Catherine Tate, The Kooks, Eddie Izzard, Travis, Jennifer Saunders, Cyndi Lauper, Goldie Hawn, Alphabeat, Ricky Gervais, Thandie Newton, Anastacia, Jessica Biel, Mickey Rourke, Karen Allen, Frank Skinner, Robin Williams, Estelle, Sir Tom Jones, Reese Witherspoon, Paul O'Grady, Barry Manilow, Brendan Fraser, Alesha Dixon, Jack Dee, Davina McCall, Razorlight, Boyzone (Keith Duffy, Stephen Gately, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating and Shane Lynch), Michael McIntyre, Tim Minchin, Joe Swash, Sarah Ferguson, Ruth Jones, Greg Kinnear, Ronnie Corbett, Shaun Williamson, Zac Efron, Pet Shop Boys, David Walliams, Roberto Benigni, Patsy Kensit, Gillian Anderson, Chris Addison, Sinéad O'Connor, Peter Andre, Katie Price (Jordan), Anna Friel, Duncan Bannatyne, Chesney Hawkes, Lily Allen, Willem Dafoe, Juliette Lewis, Alistair McGowan, Isabella Rossellini, Kurt Russell, Olivia Newton-John, Ozzy Osbourne, Paolo Nutini, Anna Paquin, Michael Bublé, Sue Perkins, Isabella Rossellini, Rob Brydon, Harry Connick Jr., Katherine Jenkins, Johnny Vegas, Michael Palin, Rod Stewart, Dame Shirley Bassey, Rhod Gilbert, Michael Sheen, Bill Bailey, Stephen Fry, David Gray, Annie Lennox, Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Robert Downey Jr., Will Young, Jedward, Pixie Lott, Stephen Merchant, Christina Ricci, Toni Collette, Shappi Khorsandi, Billie Piper, John Cleese, Martin Clunes, Lee Mack, Jennifer Lopez, Karen Gillan, Brooke Shields, Miranda Hart, Eric Idle, Janet Jackson, Marcus Brigstocke, Chris Rock, Diana Vickers, Usher, Miley Cyrus, Jack Whitehall, Amanda Holden, Kelly Rowland, David Hyde Pierce, Fyfe Dangerfield, Jason Manford, Katy Perry, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Charlotte Church, Russell Howard, Lord Sir Alan Sugar, James Blunt, Johnny Knoxville, Colin Farrell, Daniel Radcliffe, Rhod Gilbert, Bette Midler, David Haye, Jack Black, Justin Bieber, Ann Widdecombe, Katherine Jenkins, Sean Lock, K.T. Tunstall, Cher, The Script, Matt Smith, EastEnders' Kara Tointon, Ellie Goulding, Eliza Doolittle, Keanu Reeves, Donald Sutherland, Matt LeBlanc, Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs, Vince Vaughn, Sarah Millican, Kate Hudson, Russell Kane, Tinie Tempah, Dame Helen Mirren, Emily Blunt, The Wanted, Sigourney Weaver, Professor Brian Cox, Ashton Kutcher, Heston Blumenthal, Greg Davies, Matthew Fox, John Bishop, Jessie J, Stanley Tucci, Bruno Mars, Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Blue (Simon Webbe, Lee Ryan, Duncan James and Antony Costa), Jon Richardson, Jennifer Hudson, k.d. lang, Adele, Robert Pattinson, Hugh Laurie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Geoffrey Rush, Jason Byrne, Lady Gaga, Snoop Dogg, Elle Macpherson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Cee Lo, Rob Lowe, Alex Kingston, The Hangover's Ed Helms, Liza Minnelli, James McAvoy, Tom Hanks, Nicole Scherzinger, Simon Pegg, Cameron Diaz, Kathy Griffin, Bear Grylls, Jessie Wallace, The Saturdays, Ewan McGregor, Chris O'Dowd, Example and many more. My favourite part of the show (technically a main reason for me to watch) is the red chair (originally called "That's All We've Got Time For), where a member of the studio audience sits down, obviously Graham finds out their name, where their from and what they do, and they have a short story or anecdote to tell that has to be interesting and funny, and if they start to bore Graham and the audience he has a lever by his side to pull and eject them backwards off the chair, if they do have a good story they are allowed to walk. Very good!
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Consistently the best chat show on TV
studioAT27 December 2016
I don't know how the producers/bookers of this show keep doing it. Every week they seem to get the best guests. OK, so I know they're only on to promote their book/film/album, but at least they're on our screens.

It's a bit of a hit and miss chat show at times, largely because all the guests are on at once, sat awkwardly together. Sometimes this makes for a better show when they're all bantering with each other, but sometimes you get one guest who clearly is the oddball out.

Norton's charm adds to the proceedings, but smartly it's all about the guests. For week on week A list celeb interviews, this show is the only place to go.
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