The Gra­ham Nor­ton Show

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Television -

Sun­day, 9.30pm, Ten Ef­fer­ves­cent Ir­ish chat show host Gra­ham Nor­ton hangs out with The Ap­pren­tice host Lord Sugar, ac­tress Olivia Col­man and Hugh Lau­rie, who ac­tu­ally did have a life ( Black­ad­der, any­one?) be­fore he be­came the bel­li­cose Dr Gre­gory House in House. There is a lit­tle too much Sugar for my taste but when Lau­rie’s turn comes it is truly worth the wait. Lau­rie also sings a track from his lat­est blues al­bum, and Lord Sugar gets to host the fa­mous ‘‘ red chair’’ seg­ment. comes to blow­ing stuff up. Im­por­tantly, they never seem to run out of myths to bust, though they are not above re­vis­it­ing an old one they have tried and failed to over­turn. In this episode they are go­ing to try once more to fix ‘‘ the one that got away’’. Yep, it’s that ageold myth that a car equipped with rock­ets can’t ac­tu­ally fly. Bust it, ba­bies. as­sume he man­ages it. This would be a pretty short se­ries oth­er­wise.

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