The Graham Norton Show 20 January 2023 - A Hand Tailored Suit

The Graham Norton Show 20 January 2023

For Episode 14 of Series 30 of The Graham Norton Show, Graham welcomed Actress Michelle Williams to talk about her role in Steven Spielberg's The Fabelmans. Actress Helena Bonham Carter and writer Russell T Davies appeared to discuss their three-part drama Nolly. Graham greeted Strictly star Oti Mabuse to chat about the new series of Dancing on Ice and actor Brendan Fraser to promote his Oscar-tipped film The Whale. Cat Burns performed her latest single people pleaser. Let's take a look at some of the outfits from this week's show.

Graham Norton

This week on the show, Graham brought back a suit that had been featured earlier in the season. The slim-fitting single-breasted suit had a subtle red, grey, and blue check giving the outfit an overall purple hue. He donned a loudly patterned shirt in blue and red to match the colours in his suit and completed the look with a dark grey silk tie. Check out his outfit in this clip.



Michelle Williams

American actress Michelle Williams is known for both television and film, including Dawson's CreekBrokeback MountainShutter IslandMy Week with MarilynOz the Great and PowerfulThe Greatest ShowmanVenom, and Venom: Let There Be Carnage. She has won two Golden Globes and has been nominated at the Oscars four times. 

On the show, Michelle embraced the current velvet trend in a flowy thigh-length blacky sparkly dress with a high neck and puffed sleeves. She gave a pop of colour and interest to the outfit with a bright red lip that matched her manicure. 

In this clip, Michelle discusses how she became involved in the campaign for equal pay for women. 



Helena Bonham Carter 

English actress Helena Bonham Carter is famous for her dark aesthetic and for playing eccentric women. She has collaborated many times with now ex-husband Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp in multiple films, such as Corpse BrideCharlie and the Chocolate FactorySweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet StreetAlice in Wonderland, and Dark Shadows. Bonham Carter has starred in many other films, most notably as Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter series, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in The King's Speech, Marla Singer in Fight Club, and the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella. She also portrayed Princess Margaret in seasons three and four of Netflix's The Crown. She has been nominated for nine Golden Globes and two Oscars. 

During her interview, Helena displayed her usual eclectic boho style in a brightly patterned high-low skirt, black low cut corset top, and a black satin double-breasted spencer-style jacket with gold buttons. She finished the look with layered black necklaces, sheer tights, and chunky calf-length boots. 

This clip shows Helena joking about playing a chimpanzee and Michelle talking about acting with a showbiz monkey named Crystal. 



Brendan Fraser 

Brendan Fraser is an American-Canadian actor known for The Mummy trilogy. His other films include Encino ManGeorge of the JungleGods and MonstersThe Quiet AmericanCrashBedazzled, and Journey to the Center of the Earth. Fraser took a break from acting in the late 2000s to mid-2010s due to ill health and personal problems. He recently made his film comeback in No Sudden Move and The Whale, the latter winning him the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor. 

On the programme, Brendan donned a classic slate grey slim-fitting single-breasted suit with long and slim notch lapels to trim and elongate his body. The jacket featured a single vent and flap pockets. He paired it with a classic collar white shirt and a complementary navy blue tie. 

In this clip, Graham reveals that Michelle and Brendan share Crystal the monkey in common. Brendan jokes that he hates that monkey!



Which celebrity outfit was your favourite?

Which outfit was your favourite on this week's show? Did you like Graham's grey, red, and blue colour scheme? Did you enjoy Michelle's sparkly black velvet dress? Did you appreciate Helena's boho skirt and corset top? Or did you prefer Brendan's classic grey suit?

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