The Graham Norton Show 16 February 2024 - A Hand Tailored Suit

The Graham Norton Show 16 February 2024

For Episode 18 of Series 31 of The Graham Norton Show, Graham welcomed Hollywood icon Jodie Foster to talk about the latest season of the anthology series True Detective. British Oscar-winner Olivia Coleman appeared to discuss her new comedy Wicked Little Letters. Graham greeted comedian Wanda Sykes to promote her Netflix special Wanda Sykes: I'm an Entertainer. British TV legend Lorrain Kelly came on the show to chat about her first novel, The Island Swimmer. Austin Butler and Josh Brolin popped in to advertise their sci-fi epic Dune: Part Two, and Calvin Harris and Rag 'n' Bone Man performed their new single Lovers in a Past Life. Let's take a look at some of the outfits from this week's show.

Graham Norton

On the show this week, Graham chose his usual single-breasted, notch-lapelled, straight-cut trousered suit in a beautiful blush colour with a lilac classic collar shirt and an aubergine-coloured tie. Check out his look in the clips below.

Jodie Foster 

Jodie Foster is an American actress and filmmaker most recognised for her role as Clarice in The Silence of the Lambs, for which she won an Oscar for Best Actress. Her other notable films include Taxi DriverBugsy MaloneThe AccusedContactPanic RoomElysium, and The Mauritanian. Foster has directed several movies and television episodes and owns her own production company, Egg Pictures. 

On the show, Jodie donned a classic single-breasted black pantsuit with gorgeous satin edging around the notch lapels, button placket, and flap pockets. She accessorised very simply with a slim gold necklace, matching bracelet, and delicate gold earrings. She wore her short hair in a teased half-up do.

In this clip, Jodie tells a terrifying story about a lion.

Olivia Coleman 

English actress Olivia Coleman made her name in the Channel 4 comedy sitcom Peep Show. Her other television credits include AccusedBroadchurchThe Night ManagerFleabag, and The Crown, for which she received a Golden Globe Award. On film, Coleman won an Oscar for Best Actress for her portrayal of Queen Anne in The Favourite. Her other notable film performances include Hot FuzzTyrannosaurThe LobsterMurder on the Orient ExpressThe Mitchells vs. the MachinesThe Father, and The Lost Daughter

During her interview, Olivia chose a sheer black blouse scattered with gold sparkles and a pussy-bow neckline. She paired it with simple but traditional high-waisted, wide-legged black trousers. Olivia had cut her hair into a stunning side-swept bleach-blonde pixie cut, a massive contrast to her usual dark brown mid-length style. 

This clip shows Olivia explaining how she was the only actor in Broadchurch to know a massive secret.

Wanda Sykes 

Wanda Sykes is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and writer. She is known for her roles in The New Adventures of Old ChristineCurb Your EnthusiasmBlack-ish, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. She currently stars in The UpshawsThe Other Two, and The Good Fight. Sykes has also appeared in the movies Monster-in-LawMy Super Ex-GirlfriendEvan Almighty, and License to Wed. Her voice work includes the films Over the Hedge, Rio, the Ice Age franchise, and UglyDolls

On the programme, Wanda also chose a classic black pantsuit. Her peak lapels and flap pockets were edged in sparkly black material that was echoed on the side seams of her ankle-length straight-legged trousers. She finished the look with shiny silver low-heeled sandals. 

In this clip, Wanda tells the strange story of the Mosquito Man.

Which celebrity outfit was your favourite?

Which outfit was your favourite on this week's show? Did you like Graham's blush-coloured suit? Did you appreciate Jodie's black pantsuit? Did you enjoy Olivia's sparkly top? Or did you prefer Wanda's version of a traditional black pantsuit?

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