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Eurovision 2019: Graham Norton has fans in stitches with his catty remarks 

Eurovision presenter Graham Norton has fans in stitches with his trademark catty remarks

  • The Irish TV star has been offering his characteristically sarcastic analysis 
  • A particular fan favourite was Norton’s assessment of Iceland’s Hatari 
  • Social media erupted with some hailing him as the star of the whole event 

Eurovision’s stalwart presenter Graham Norton has left viewers in stitches after chipping in with snide remarks during his commentary of the 64th song competition. 

The Irish TV star has been offering his characteristically sarcastic coverage of the acts which are taking to the stage in Tel Aviv, Israel, tonight.

And people have been lapping up his withering put-downs as he pokes fun at the singers who are representing 26 European countries.

The Irish TV star has been offering his characteristically sarcastic analysis of the acts which are taking to the stage in Israel tonight

People have been lapping up his withering put-downs as he pokes fun at the singers who are representing 26 European countries

People have been lapping up his withering put-downs as he pokes fun at the singers who are representing 26 European countries 

A particular fan favourite was Norton’s assessment of Iceland’s Hatari who appeared on stage with a fiery expression.

Norton said: ‘They do have very long winters in Iceland, I’d be angry too!’ 

Another side-splitting comment was levelled at the San Marino performance which said: ‘A reminder that 15 songs didn’t make it through the semi-final. That did.’   

Social media erupted with appreciation at Norton’s catty remarks with some hailing him as the star of the whole event. 

Sian Humphreys said: ‘I live for Graham Norton’s commentary, he’d win hands down if there was an award for it.’ 

Norton has hosted the competition since 2008 when he took over the role from broadcasting veteran Terry Wogan

Norton has hosted the competition since 2008 when he took over the role from broadcasting veteran Terry Wogan

A particular fan favourite was Norton's assessment of Iceland's Hatari who appeared on stage with a fiery expression. Norton said: 'They do have very long winters in Iceland, I'd be angry too!'

A particular fan favourite was Norton’s assessment of Iceland’s Hatari who appeared on stage with a fiery expression. Norton said: ‘They do have very long winters in Iceland, I’d be angry too!’

Carrie MacDonald said: ‘Playing a drinking game where we do a shot of wine every time Graham Norton says something scathing. Think we may die.’

And Hayley Piller added: ‘Graham Norton’s savage commentary is the best thing about the Eurovision Song Contest.’

Norton has hosted the competition since 2008 when he took over the role from broadcasting veteran Terry Wogan.

Since then, his scathing comments have been an integral part of the British broadcast and has kept the Eurovision audience laughing.  

Social media erupted with appreciation at Norton's catty remarks with some hailing him as the star of the whole event.

Social media erupted with appreciation at Norton’s catty remarks with some hailing him as the star of the whole event.

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