Friday 13th November 2020
It's a special First Gig Worst Gig interview, as
Taskmaster podcaster and current champ Ed Gamble talks us through his first task, his worst task, and lots more besides. Read
Friday 8th November 2019
Take a look at this set of brilliant pictures of comedians when they were little.
Monday 2nd September 2019
The guest stars of Series 9 of
Taskmaster talk about taking on the challenges, and hosts Greg Davies and Alex Horne reveal their guest wishlist for future series. Read
Tuesday 7th May 2019
On the cusp of his first special,
Ed Gamble talks awkward doctor doors and kids falling through floors. Read
Friday 30th November 2018
Ed Gamble and James Acaster are launching a new podcast called Off Menu. In this interview they explain more, including how a genie is involved. Read
Monday 20th August 2018
Do you prefer your comedians ethically sourced and meat-free? Here's a guide to some of the vegan stand-ups at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.
Thursday 24th November 2016
Ed Gamble gets naked and takes long, hard look at his best bits and worst bits. Read
Monday 5th September 2016
A list of the comedy shows at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe that got more than 10 top rated reviews.
Mark Thomas leads the list. Read
Friday 29th July 2016
Stewart Lee and Omid Djalili are taking part in an Edinburgh Festival show which involves reading out the entire 2.6 million words in the Chilcot Report. Read
Tuesday 4th August 2015
Ed Gamble talks flyering Sean Connery, feeling a fraud, and a very interesting sounding sketch trio. Read
Wednesday 14th August 2013
An interview with double act Peacock & Gamble. They talk about their Edinburgh shows and how audiences react to their unique style of comedy.
Read Press Clippings
Ahead of the BAFTA winning tv show making it's
Channel 4 debut on Thursday 15th October at 9pm, it was announced today that the brand-new official Taskmaster Podcast has reached number two in the iTunes charts only two days following the trailer release and before any episodes have aired. Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 14th October 2020
Taskmaster news: Taskmaster: The Podcast is being launched to coincide with Series 10 of the hit show. Ed Gamble will act as the host. British Comedy Guide, 12th October 2020
Dylan Moran's meandering surrealism not enough to make damp and distanced comedy feel alive. Laurie Havelock, i Newspaper, 26th September 2020
One of London's best loved comedy clubs Laugh Out London (Third best comedy club in London - Time Out) returns to a new socially distanced venue. Join them at Costa Del Tottenham as they host the best comics in the country for just £5 per person.
Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 15th September 2020
Comedians and fans from all over the UK have shown their support for The Stand, one of the most established, respected comedy chains in the UK.
Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 22nd August 2020
Magical and emotional night as live comedy returns.
Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 17th August 2020
It was brilliant to see entertainers in the flesh again.
Dominic Maxwell, The Times, 17th August 2020
For public health reasons, the country might not yet be ready for normality, but every glimpse that a return pre-pandemic life might be possible remains a fillip for the soul.
Steve Bennett, Chortle, 17th August 2020