UPDATE – Was That The Finest Chat Show Forty-Five Minutes In Living Memory?

UPDATE – Was That The Finest Chat Show Forty-Five Minutes In Living Memory?Tonight on BBC 1, The Graham Norton Show (which will show next weekend on BBC America in the States) saw Graham joined by will.i.am, Miriam Margoyles and Greg Davies. It is possible that Miriam was only booked so they could do the mir.i.am joke.

But as a result we got one of the finest hours of both intentional and unintentional comedy as Miriam corrected will.i.am repeatedly on his grammar and told him she found him fascinating as she doesn't know many black people, before telling a tale of such sexual deviancy that it caused Greg to exclaim "Jesus, Miriam!"

Throughout it will.i.am kept his cool, mostly, and tried to blaze his way through being verbally assaulted by a sweet old woman, against whom he had no defenses. Motormouth Graham even got squeezed out of the conversation…

You may watch through your fingers. You may watch through tears of laughter as you rock on the settee. But do watch. Here's a BBC iPlayer link for those with a UK IP address.

I just wonder how BBC America are going to cut it…

UPDATE: Here's the whole Bally thing…


About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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