The Graham Norton Show 16 April 2021 - A Hand Tailored Suit

The Graham Norton Show 16 April 2021

The usual Friday lineup was postponed a week due to the sad death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, so this episode of The Graham Norton Show aired on the following Friday instead. For Episode 24 of Series 28 of The Graham Norton Show, Graham welcomed Hollywood actor Tom Cruise, reprising his former role in a new Top Gun: Maverick film. His Top Gun costars Jennifer Connely and Miles Teller joined Graham too. Oscar-nominated actress Felicity Jones talks about her romantic drama The Last Letter from Your Lover joined along with Bafta-nominated actress Wunmi Mosaku. Finally, comic John Bishop came on the show to promote his tour, Right Here, Right Now and the musical guest was Olly Alexander singing 'Years & Years.' 

Let's take a look at some of the outfits of the night.

Graham Norton

Graham looked incredibly dapper in a wool purple checkered woven two-piece suit with notched lapels. The suit was a simple cut with no additional pocket or button detailing. He wore a classic burgundy button-up shirt and matching tie in a complementary colour to his suit. Graham wore socks matching his shirt and his usual patent leather black shoes.

Tom Cruise

American actor and producer Tom Cruise has been acting since the 1980s and is famous for many roles including Risky Business, Top GunBorn on the Fourth of July, A Few Good Men, Interview with the Vampire, Jerry Maguire, six  Mission: Impossible films, and more. 

On the show, he wore a beautiful two-piece blue-grey suit with notched lapels with a button detail on the lapel. He wore a crisp light lilac button-up shirt and a complementary purple woven silk tie. 

In this clip, Tom Cruise talks about what Paul Newman taught him on the set of The Colour Purple and having to keep eating chocolate cake on a shoot in one of his early roles. You can also see Tom Cruise addresses John Bishop who says he has visited Chicago multiple times when he worked for a pharmaceutical company. 

In this clip, Tom talks about the training he endured to get used to the G-forces in flying.

John Bishop 

Former Hyde FC and Southport FC footballer, John Bishop, who is now a comedian, presenter, and actor is known for his roles in season three and four of Skins and in Route Irish as well as his own shows John Bishop's BritainJohn Bishop's Only Joking, and The John Bishop Show.

On the show, John wore a smart wool navy two-piece suit with notched lapels. He opted for a light blue button-up shirt and a matching navy tie. 

In this clip, John talks about how he will join Doctor Who as the companion but he broke the cardinal rule by telling fans about his character being 'from Liverpool.'


In this clip, Graham talks about how John beat Tom Cruise's record on Top Gear



Which celebrity outfit was your favourite?

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