Taskmaster special line-up revealed

Monday 30th November 2020, 3:47pm

Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Greg Davies, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

The line-up has been revealed for the one-off Taskmaster special.

Titled Taskmaster's New Year Treat, the episode will star:

John Hannah
"Acclaimed film actor"

Krishnan Guru-Murthy
"Journalist and leading Channel 4 News anchor"

Nicola Coughlan
"Actress and Derry Girls star"

Rylan Clark-Neal
"Television and radio presenter"

Shirley Ballas
"Internationally renowned dancer, three time British Open to the World Latin American Champion and TV Head Judge"

The producers say: "For the first time ever, the Taskmaster's doors will be flung open to ring in the new year with a brand new, one-off special, Taskmaster's New Year Treat on Channel 4. The almighty Greg Davies will welcome five famous faces from radically different specialities and set ludicrous challenges supervised by his Little Assistant Alex Horne.

"Our well-known contestants are experts in their respective fields, but how will they compare in the most hard fought, high stakes, ridiculous game show on television?"

Below is a trailer:

Transmission details will be announced in due course. It is likely the special will be scheduled on Channel 4 on New Year's Day.

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