Who is on The Graham Norton Show? Tonight's line up & music guest

The Graham Norton Show 2020 episoes, tonight's celebrities and guests (October 23)

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The Graham Norton Show is back tonight for 2020 on BBC One - who's on the line up and what time is it on?

As always, Graham will be joined on his sofa by a number of big stars from the worlds of music, film, sport and comedy.


So who's on the show tonight, Friday, October 23?

The Graham Norton Show episodes and tonight's line up

The Graham Norton Show's line up tonight features rock legend Bruce Springsteen, promoting new album Letter To You and Dame Kristin Scott Thomas, in the new Netflix adaptation of Rebecca.

They're joined by comedian Mawaan Rizwan, appearing in the new season of Taskmaster and Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey, talking about Greenlights.

Plus musical guest Sam Smith, who chats and performs current single Diamonds.

Plus the show will feature more intrepid (socially distant) audience members willing to recount an anecdote from the dreaded red chair try their luck.

In the next episode (October 30), will be Irish actor and singer Jessie Buckley, comedian Bill Bailey, children's author David Walliams and singer Dermot Kennedy, who performs his single Giants.

Recap all the past episodes this series below...

Episode 1 (October 2) welcomed Dolly Parton, Rupert Everett, Lolly Adefope, Riz Ahmed, Sara Pascoe and musical guest Roisin Murphy, who performed her single Murphy's Law.


Episode 2 (October 9) featured Ewan McGregor, Shirley Ballas, Ashley Banjo, Frank Skinner and Miley Cyrus, who performed her current single Midnight Sky.

Episode 3 (October 16) had Arsene Wenger, Samuel L Jackson, Dawn French and Freddie Flintoff, and Mercury Prize winner Michael Kiwanuka performed his single, Light.

Watch The Graham Norton Show on TV and online

The Graham Norton Show airs tonight, October 16 at 10.45PM on BBC One.

As always, the show will be filmed in front of a live audience as Graham chats to his guests. The latest series will follow all the latest government guideline with a reduced capacity, socially distanced audience sitting in pods.

If you can't catch it live on TV, you can watch live online or catch up on BBC iPlayer.

The Graham Norton Show tickets

If you want to watch The Graham Norton Show being filmed, you can get yourself free tickets.

Members of each party must live together or belong to the same support bubble in order to sit together in the studio, and will be socially distanced from other groups.

The show is typically filmed on Thursday evenings at the Television Centre, White City in West London.

Tickets can be requested from SRO Audiences.


The minimum age for the show is 18 years. Tickets are FREE but are in high demand, so are given out randomly to those who apply.

You can also apply for tickets for other shows including Pointless, Have I Got News for You and The Chase.