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Alex Horne

Alex Horne is a Brihish comedian best known as the creator of Taskmaster, in which he assists 'Taskmaster' Greg Davies, who in turn judges comedians on various absurd tasks during each episode. Often blending comedy and music, Horne also hosts 'The Horne Section', a live music variety show that has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and Dave. A dictionary corner guest on several occasions with his band on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, he also appeared as a 'genuine' contestant in August 2008, winning three consecutive match-ups.

Member of
The Horne Section
Gender
Male
Nationality
England
Born
Sunday 10th September 1978 (41 years-old)

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Credits

 
Year Production Role
2019 Taskmaster - Series 9 Host / Presenter
2019 Taskmaster - Series 9 Writer
2019 Taskmaster - Series 9 Executive Producer
2019 Marlowe Comedy Festival (Canterbury) Self
2019 Taskmaster - Series 8 Host / Presenter
2019 Taskmaster - Series 8 Writer
2019 Taskmaster - Series 8 Executive Producer
2019 The Horne Section: That's How I Like My Tour Self
2018 The Last Leg - Series 15 (as The Horne Section)
  1. Special - The Last Leg Of The Year
Guest
2018 Ken Dodd: How Tickled We Were Self
2018 12 Days Of Jessmas
  1. E10 - Frosty The Snowman as Kate Bush
Self
2018 Taskmaster - Series 7 Host / Presenter
2018 Taskmaster - Series 7 Writer
2018 Taskmaster - Series 7 Executive Producer
2018 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 15
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Self
2018 The Horne Section Television Programme Host / Presenter
2018 Taskmaster - Series 6 Host / Presenter
2018 Taskmaster - Series 6 Writer
2018 Taskmaster - Series 6 Executive Producer
2017 Taskmaster - Champion Of Champions
  1. E2 - I've Sinned Again
  2. E1 - Wiley Giraffe Blower
Host / Presenter
2017 Taskmaster - Champion Of Champions Writer
2017 Taskmaster - Champion Of Champions Executive Producer
2017 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 13
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self
2017 Taskmaster - Series 5 Host / Presenter
2017 Taskmaster - Series 5 Writer
2017 Taskmaster - Series 5 Executive Producer
2017 The Horne Section Self
2017 Taskmaster - Series 4 Host / Presenter
2017 Taskmaster - Series 4 Writer
2017 Taskmaster - Series 4 Executive Producer
2016 Drunk History - Christmas Special
  1. Christmas Special
Self
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 10
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2016 Taskmaster - Series 3 Host / Presenter
2016 Taskmaster - Series 3 Writer
2016 Taskmaster - Series 3 Executive Producer
2016 Breaking The News - Series 4
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2016 Taskmaster - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2016 Taskmaster - Series 2 Writer
2016 Taskmaster - Series 2 Executive Producer
2016 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 4
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2016 Heresy - Series 10
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2016 Don't Make Me Laugh - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 7
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2015 The Horne Section's Christmas Host / Presenter
2015 The Horne Section's Questions Sessions Self
2015 Alex Horne: Monsieur Butterfly Self
2015 Taskmaster - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2015 Taskmaster - Series 1 Writer
2015 Taskmaster - Series 1 Producer
2015 Taskmaster Creator
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 6
  1. E16 - Episode Sixteen
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
  3. E6 - Episode Six
Self
2015 Tim FitzHigham: The Gambler - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2015 Drunk History - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self
2015 My Teenage Diary - Series 6
  1. E6 - Alex Horne
Guest
2014 John Bishop's Christmas Show - John Bishop's Christmas Show 2014
  1. John Bishop's Christmas Show 2014
Guest
2014 BBC New Comedy Award - 2014
  1. E8 - London Heat 2
  2. E7 - London Heat 1
Guest
2014 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 4
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Self
2014 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2014 (as The Horne Section)
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2014 The Horne Section: Milk the Tenderness Self
2014 Alex Horne: Monsieur Butterfly Self
2014 Alex Horne: The Percentage Game Self
2014 Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section - Series 3 Host / Presenter
2014 Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section - Series 3
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. E5 - Episode Five
  3. E4 - Episode Four
  4. E3 - Episode Three
  5. E2 - Episode Two
  6. E1 - Episode One
Writer
2014 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 13
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 Live At The Electric - Series 3
  1. E4 - Episode Four
The Oracle
2013 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self
2013 The Horne Section's Family Bash Self
2013 The Horne Section Live In A Cow - Extra Shows Self
2013 The Horne Section Live in a Cow Self
2013 Alex Horne: Lies Self
2013 The Guessing Game - Series 2 Team Captain
2013 The Matt Lucas Awards - Series 2
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2013 Wordaholics - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2013 Tim FitzHigham: The Gambler - Pilot
  1. Pilot
Self
2012 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 26
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. E9 - Episode Nine
Host / Presenter
2012 The Horne Section - Live At The Grand! Self
2012 Horne and Key and... Self
2012 BBC: Christopher Brookmyre's Comedy Bookcase Self
2012 BBC: Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section Self
2012 The Matt Lucas Awards - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2012 Dara O Briain: School Of Hard Sums - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2012 The Guessing Game - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2012 Wordaholics - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2012 Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2012 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 8
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2011 Edinburgh Comedy Live Self
2011 What's So Funny? - Series 2
  1. E11 - Episode Eleven
Guest
2011 Radio 2 Comedy Spectacular For Children In Need Host / Presenter
2011 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 4
  1. E5 - Meeting Twenty-Three
Guest
2011 What's So Funny? - Edinburgh Special
  1. Edinburgh Special
Guest
2011 Alex Horne: Taskmaster II Self
2011 Alex Horne: Seven Years in the Bathroom Self
2011 Dave's One Night Stand - Series 2
  1. E2 - Mark Watson
Guest
2011 Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section - Pilot Host / Presenter
2010 The Amnesty Comics vs Critics Football Match Self
2010 The Horne Section Self
2010 Alex Horne: The Taskmaster Self
2010 Alex Horne: Odds Self
2009 We Need Answers - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2009 We Need Answers - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2006 28 Acts In 28 Minutes - Series 1 (as The Cowards)
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2003 Spanking New On 7 - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest

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