Graham Norton Show guest insisted on second dressing room for their phone

Yep, you read that right.

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The Graham Norton Show airs on BBC One. (So Television/Christopher Baines)

The Graham Norton Show was once subjected to a rather bizarre request from an A-list guest.

Longtime producer Graham Stuart of So Television - a production company he co-founded with talkshow host Norton back in 1998 - was speaking to Metro when the insight recently surfaced, although he couldn't disclose a name.

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"I can't give names, but we once had a major artist insist on a second dressing room. Which, you know, that's fair enough. But... it was for their phone," recalled Stuart, before weighing in on the programme's significance across the showbiz promotional circuit.

"This is a really important show for the entertainment business. You're not going to mess around. You can ask for insane things. But why would we, why would we give them? There's no sorting colours of M&M's, that sort of thing although [we obviously] want to look after people and make them feel comfortable."

(Left - right) Host Graham Norton, Matt Damon, Bill Murray and Hugh Bonneville during filming of the Graham Norton Show, at the London Studios, in central London, to be aired on BBC One on Friday.   (Photo by Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images)
Norton kicking back with Matt Damon, Bill Murray and Hugh Bonneville in 2014. (Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images)

Away from dressing room antics, the TV producer also reminisced on a lively appearance from The Monuments Men trio Matt Damon, Bill Murray and Hugh Bonneville a decade ago.

"I don't think it's telling tales to say that they arrived with a case of champagne from the film premiere and that case had been used and they were in a good mood," Stuart commented, alluding to their merry ways.

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"That was classic television," he added, before claiming the Graham Norton Show makers have "never" in the show's history been put in such a dire position where interviews were unusable.

As for the legendary Murray, he's currently in cinemas reprising Dr. Peter Venkman in Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire.

The Graham Norton Show airs Friday nights on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

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