The Graham Norton Show 31 December - A Hand Tailored Suit

The Graham Norton Show 31 December

For New Year’s Eve Graham Hosted his talk show with guests including two-time Oscar-winner Tom Hanks, who is starring in a film about children’s TV host Mr Rogers called A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood and his costar, the Welsh actor Matthew Rhys. He welcomed former dancer and Strictly Come Dancing judge Motsi Mabuse and English actor Stephen Graham who has recently starred as Jacob Marley in BBC’s A Christmas Carol and is also known for Line of Duty and Rocketman. He came to discuss his new drama, White House Farm. Another guest was rising British actress Florence Pugh who stars in the new version of Little Women. He also welcomed boxing champion, Anthony Joshua and music from Melanie C featuring Sink the Pink with their current hit “High Heels.” Let’s take a look at some of the amazing outfits and moments in the show.

Tom Hanks

American acting legend Tom Hanks is known for many of his roles including Splash (1984), Big (1988), A League of Their Own (1992), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Forrest Gump (1994), You’ve Got Mail (1998), The Green Mile (1999), Cast Away (2000), Cloud Atlas (2012), Captain Phillips (2013), and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019). 

On the show, he wore a black single-breasted suit with notched lapels and a burgundy button-up shirt.

In this clip, Tom Hanks discusses accent work and how, when working with Stephen Graham, his children sent the director a video, trying to convince him to release Stephen for a family holiday; Tom Hanks made sure he could go on the holiday!

Listen to this funny story of Tom Hanks surprising movie-watchers in a bus with his costar.

Matthew Rhys

Welsh actor Matthew Rhys starred in  A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood with Tom Hanks but he is known for his roles as Dylan Thomas in 2008’s The Edge of Love and as Daniel Ellsberg in 2017’s The Post

How wore a single-breasted grey suit with contrasting black buttons and notched lapels. Underneath, he wore a black button-up shirt and a black tie.

Motsi Mabuse

Motsi Mabuse is a South African dancer. She first appeared on the German version of Strictly Come Dancing called Let’s Dance as one of the professional dancers. Last July, it was announced that she would judge the 17th season of Strictly, replacing Darcey Bussel.

On the show, she wore a black leather shirt, black pointed toe stilettoes, and a sheer black chiffon button-up shirt with bow detailing at the neck.

Florence Pugh

Rising star Florence Pugh has only been acting since 2014, making her acting debut in the mystery film The Falling. In 2016, she played Lady Macbeth, an unhappily married woman. In 2019, she gained recognition for starring in  Fighting with My FamilyMidsommar, and as Amy March in Little Women. She won a BAFTA for that latter role as Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

On the show, she wore a stunning beaded rose coloured, sparkly floor-length dress with thin straps and bow detailing at the shoulder. She finished the look off with ankle strap heels. 

Stephen Graham

Lancashire actor Stephen Graham is known for many roles such as Snatch,  Gangs of New YorkPublic EnemiesThe Irishman, and the Pirates of the Caribbean films. For television, he has starred in the series the Line of DutyBoardwalk Empire and the BBC/FX miniseries A Christmas Carol.

On the show, he wore a navy blue single-breasted pointed lapel suit with a crisp white button-up shirt and black ankle boots.

In this clip, Anthony Joshua talks about his fight and Stephen Graham chips in.

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