The Graham Norton Show Season 5

Season 5

The Graham Norton Show Season 5

First Air Date: March 05, 2009

First Aired on    :   2009
Episodes    :   12 episodes



Episodes

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5x12 Episode 12 (May 28, 2009)


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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5x11 Episode 11 (May 21, 2009)


Graham sits down with Oscar-nominated actress/singer Juliette Lewis, actress Isabella Rossellini and comedian Alistair McGowan.


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5x10 Episode 10 (May 14, 2009)


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. 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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5x09 Episode 9 (May 07, 2009)


In a high-powered Graham Norton, our host welcomes the new “Celebrity Apprentice,” comic legend Joan Rivers. What did she have to say about mixing it up with The Donald? And she is joined on the couch by suave ”Dragons’ Den” tycoon Duncan Bannatyne.


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5x08 Episode 8 (April 30, 2009)


Graham welcomes Anna Friel, star of the short-lived ABC series, ”Pushing Daisies,” and ”Little Britain”‘s Matt Lucas – creator of such varied characters as Daffyd “The Only Gay in the Village,” Andy Pipkin, Vicky Pollard, Bubbles DeVere, and Marjorie “Fat Fighters” Dawes.


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5x07 Episode 7 (April 23, 2009)


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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5x06 Episode 6 (April 16, 2009)


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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5x05 Episode 5 (April 02, 2009)


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.


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5x04 Episode 4 (March 26, 2009)


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.


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5x03 Episode 3 (March 19, 2009)


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.


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5x02 Episode 2 (March 12, 2009)


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


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5x01 Episode 1 (March 05, 2009)


The fifth season premiere featured guests Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, and Irish stand-up comedian Ed Byrne.




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