The Graham Norton Show 25 February 2022 - A Hand Tailored Suit

The Graham Norton Show 25 February 2022

For Episode 20 of Series 29 of The Graham Norton Show, Graham welcomed Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch to talk about the film Power of the Dog. Drag artist RuPaul appeared to promote RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs the World. Graham greeted actress Daisy Edgar-Jones to chat about her new thriller Fresh. Actress Diane Morgan came on the programme to discuss her comedy series, Mandy and Regard x Years & Years performed their new single Hallucination. Let's take a look at some of the outfits from this week's show.

Graham Norton

This week, Graham was back to his usual flamboyant style with a charcoal and rust-red checked single-breasted suit with slim notch lapels. He matched the check's stripes with a snakeskin textured shirt in the same colour and a corresponding plain silk tie. 


Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch is an English actor known for both television and film. His most notable television roles include Hawking and  Sherlock. On film, he is most recognisable for War Horse, the Hobbit series of films An Unexpected JourneyThe Desolation of Smaug and The Battle of the Five ArmiesStar Trek Into Darkness12 Years a SlaveThe Imitation Game, Doctor Strange, Avengers: Infinity War, and  Avengers: Endgame. He has earned Oscar nominations for his performances in The Imitation Game and The Power of the Dog

On the show, Benedict wore a dark grey single-breasted suit with notch lapels. He paired it with a classic collar white shirt and a light and dark grey patterned tie.

In this clip, Cumberbatch talks about how he got the role in The Power Of The Dog and reveals that he didn't wash for several months to get into character!



American drag queen, television judge, recording artist and model RuPaul Charles, known as RuPaul, is most famous for hosting and judging the reality television series RuPaul's Drag Race. RuPaul's Drag Race has had fourteen seasons in the US and has had several spin-offs, including RuPaul's Drag URuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars, and RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race. He has also appeared in films, such as The Brady Bunch MovieTo Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, and But I'm a Cheerleader. RuPaul has published three books titled Lettin' It All Hang OutWorkin' It! RuPaul's Guide to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Style, and GuRu.

During his interview, RuPaul dressed in a striking suit with mixed blue and white check styles on the jacket and matching camp collar shirt. He accessorised with a jet and gold lapel pin and a jet and gold, chunky ring. On his feet, he donned a pair of nude squared toed loafers. 

This clip shows RuPaul explaining what 'dirty charades' is and then he gives a demonstration. 


Diane Morgan

Diane Morgan is an English actress, comedian and writer. She is famous for playing Philomena Cunk on Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe and the offshoot mockumentaries Cunk on Christmas, Cunk on Britain, and Cunk and Other Humans. She has also starred in Motherland, After Life, and Mandy. 

On the programme, Diane was outfitted in an eye-catching vivid red trouser suit. The jacket was double-breasted and had oversized peak lapels. She paired it with gold strappy high-heeled sandals and her hair was styled in a messy topknot held in place with a leopard print barrette. 

Which celebrity outfit was your favourite?

Which outfit was your favourite on this week's show? Did you like Graham's beautiful checked suit with an interestingly textured shirt? Did you enjoy Benedict's classic grey suit and white shirt combination? Did you appreciate RuPaul's striking checked suit and casual shirt? Or did you prefer Diane's eye-catching red velvet trouser suit with oversized lapels?

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