The Graham Norton Show 28 January 2022 - A Hand Tailored Suit

The Graham Norton Show 28 January 2022

For Episode 16 of Series 29 of The Graham Norton Show, Graham welcomed actress Penelope Cruz and director, Pedro Almodovar, to talk about their new film Parallel Mothers. James McAvoy appeared to discuss his improvised thriller, My Son. Graham greeted Nicole Lecky, the writer and star of the BBC3 series Mood and Ella Henderson performed. Let's take a look at some of the outfits from this week's show.

Graham Norton

This week, Graham wore a single-breasted red and green checked notch lapel suit. He paired it with a red shirt that matched the colour of the suit and brought the look together with a bold geometric print red, white and black tie. On his feet, he donned a pair of black patent Oxfords. 


Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz is a Spanish actress. After starring in many films in her native Spain, she gained international recognition with the movies All the Pretty HorsesVanilla SkyCaptain Corelli's Mandolin, and Blow. She won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the Woody Allen film Vicky Cristina Barcelona. Cruz is known for regularly working with director Pedro Almodóvar on films such as Live FleshAll About My MotherVolverBroken EmbracesI'm So Excited!, and Pain and Glory.  

Cruz appeared on the show via video link as she was unable to travel to London. She wore a black off the shoulder jumper. The neckline was decorated with chunky silver metal stars. She combined it with very large hoop earrings, a sleek half updo, and neutral makeup. 

In this clip, Penelope recalls meeting James McAvoy at the BAFTAs and jokes about his impression of her accent.


James McAvoy

Scottish actor James McAvoy is most famous for his role as Charles Xavier in the films X-Men: First ClassX-Men: Days of Future PastX-Men: ApocalypseDeadpool 2, and Dark Phoenix. He has appeared in many other films including, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeThe Last King of ScotlandAtonementWantedFilthSplit, and Glass.

On the show, James dressed in a black single-breasted suit with wide peak lapels. He combined it with a light blue wide spread collar shirt, a dark blue tie with a red and yellow flower pattern and black patent dress shoes. 

This clip shows him talking about improvising in his new film and how the director called him a rude word for climbing up a tree. 


Nicole Lecky

Nicole Lecky is an English rising star who is known for her acting and writing. She has appeared in the television series Sense8, Doctors, and Death in Paradise.

On the programme, Nicole wore a tight-fitting knee-length black dress with a neon pink ruffled layered crepe around the neckline. She accessorised with black stilettoes, gold rings, and small drop earrings. Her long hair was styled in tousled loose waves.  


Which celebrity outfit was your favourite?

Which outfit was your favourite on this week's show? Did you like Graham's mix of bold colours and patterns? Did you like Penelope's edgy black sweater? Did you enjoy Nicoles flamboyant black and neon pink dress? Or did you prefer James' beautifully tailored classic single-breasted suit and shirt combination?

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