On Graham’s sofa are four-time Oscar nominee Annette Bening, starring in the critically acclaimed 20th Century Women, former Spiderman Andrew Garfield, appearing in Angels in America at the National Theatre, and rising British star Asa Butterfield, in new sci-fi The Space Between Us. Plus music from Elbow, who perform their new single Magnificent (She Says).
On Graham’s sofa are Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle, and the stars of T2 Trainspotting, Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle and Ewen Bremner.
On Graham’s sofa are Hollywood stars Ryan Gosling and Oscar winner Emma Stone, starring together in the all-singing, all-dancing hit La La Land. Plus Oscar-winning actor and director Ben Affleck and British star Sienna Miller, who are appearing in crime film Live By Night. And music from Gregory Porter, who performs Holding On from his latest album Take Me to the Alley.
On Graham’s sofa are Oscar-winning Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey, promoting new crime adventure Gold, and singing star Ed Sheeran, who chats and performs.
Graham Norton’s Big Red Chair
Graham Norton tells the red chair story. The tale of how this precarious flippable piece of furniture came to be a universally loved feature of his show and how it has played host to some amazing audience anecdotes.Each week, Graham’s celebrity guests have watched open-mouthed as daring audience members have gripped the red chair tightly and told their story, all the while hoping not to be flipped. Allowing the best storytellers to walk, Graham has judged over 500 red chair stories.Many have walked, most have been flipped, and for some it has been life-changing. And so, while musing the art of telling the perfect red chair story, Graham showcases his all-time favourite red chair stories.
New Year Special 2016
On Graham’s star-studded New Year’s Eve sofa: award-winning actors Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, together in Assassin’s Creed; X-Men star James McAvoy, starring in new film Split; Olympic golden couple Laura Trott and Jason Kenny, chatting about their book The Inside Track; and Irish rowing heroes Gary and Paul O’Donovan. Plus music from Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra.