Who's on The Graham Norton Show this week?

FRIDAY nights just wouldn't be the same without our weekly dose of The Graham Norton Show.

Every week the Irish presenter entertains a host of star-studded guests on his famous red sofa.

Who's on The Graham Norton Show this week?

The Graham Norton Show airs every Friday night at 10.35pm on BBC One.

You can catch up on past episodes on iPlayer.

This week there are more a-list celebrities joining Graham for a catch up.

Dame Judi Dench

Dame Judi is considered one of the most incredible British actresses of our time, and certainly has the stage and film credits to back it up.

Some of her notable roles include Chocolat, Notes on a Scandal, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Philomena and Iris and also her role as "M" in several James Bond films.

She’s a ten-time BAFTA winner including winning Best Actress in A Fine Romance (1981) in which she appeared with her husband, Michael Williams.

Judi has also been nominated for six Oscars and won one of these as Best Supporting Actress for Shakespeare in Love in 1998.

Jamie Dornan

Jamie sets pulses racing as Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades movie franchise.

On TV he is known for playing serial killer Paul Spector in the crime drama series The Fall.

Jamie previously dated actress Keira Knightley, but is now married to actress and singer-songwriter Amelia Warner, and the pair raise two daughters together.

Tinie Tempah

Tinie Tempah, shot to fame in 2010 when he released his debut album, Disc-Overy

Preceded by two number-one singles, Pass Out and Written in the Stars, the album charted at number one and was certified Platinum the next year.

In February 2011, he won two Brit Awards for Best British Breakthrough Act and Best British Single

In 2021 he swapped music for TV and is fronting Channel 4 show Extraordinary Extensions.

Bruce Springsteen

Superstar singer Bruce has released twenty studio albums, many of which feature his backing band, the E Street Band.

Originally from the Jersey Shore, he is one of the originators of the heartland rock style of music, combining mainstream rock musical style with narrative songs about American life.

During a career that has spanned five decades, he is known for songs like Born To Run, Streets of Philadelphia, and Dancing In The Dark.

President Barack Obama

President Obama is on the show with Bruce to talk about their book Renegades.

Barack was the 44th President of the United States from 2009 until 2017.

Since leaving the White House he is has remained popular and in the public eye.

He has turned his hand to TV producing, and in July 2021 released the Netflix series, We The People.

Jesy Nelson

Jesy shot to fame on The X Factor in 2011.

She appeared as a solo star, but the show put her together with the other Little Mix girls to form a band.

Together with Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirwall they went on to win the show.

However in 2020 Jesy sensationally quit the band.

She is on The Graham Norton Show to perform her debut solo single Boyz.

Who else has been on The Graham Norton Show in series 29?

Episode one:

  • Daniel Craig
  • Lea Seydoux
  • Lashana Lynch
  • Rami Malek
  • Music from Ed Sheeran

Episode two:

  • Dave Grohl
  • Kadeena Cox
  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor
  • Greg Davies
  • Music from Jack Savoretti

Episode three:

  • Jodie Comer
  • Andie MacDowell
  • Billy Porter
  • Daisy Haggard
  • Music from Texas

Episode four:

  • Billy Connolly
  • Jodie Whittaker
  • Tom Daley
  • Dame Eileen Atkins
  • Sir Lenny Henry
  • Music from Coldplay

Episode five:

  • Eddie Redmayne
  • Stephen Merchant
  • Motsi Mabuse
  • Ian McKellen
  • Jessie Buckley
  • Music from Elton John

Who is Graham Norton?

Graham shot to fame as an actor on 90s sitcom Father Ted.

After that he launched his career as TV host and has won five Bafta TV Awards for The Graham Norton Show.

He also has his own show on Virgin Radio and is the commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest.

Graham has a staggering wealth of £24M.

When did The Graham Norton Show start?

The show kicked off back in 2007.

When The Graham Norton Show first started it was on BBC Two.

After proving to be a huge hit, the series was then moved to BBC One in 2009.

Can I apply to be in the audience?

Applications to be on the programme are dealt with through SRO audiences and the form can be found here.

Tickets are limited so you'll have to act fast and you are only allowed four tickets maximum.

Booking always opens a few weeks before the show kicks off and going on the show is free.

Once you register, you will have to pick a date and make a formal application.

You must be 18 years or over to appear in the show's studio audience.

To be in the red chair and tell your hilarious story to celebrities, you can email [email protected]

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