Outsiders. David Mitchell. Copyright: Renegade Pictures


  • TV comedy
  • Dave
  • 2021
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Comedians take on a series of outdoor challenges under the watchful gaze of David Mitchell. Also features Toussaint Douglass, Kerry Godliman, Ed Gamble, Lou Sanders, Jessica Knappett and Jamali Maddix

Press clippings

Six of UKTV's top ten shows now originals

Dave's Meet The Richardsons and Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable were among the top ten.

Jon Creamer, Televisual, 14th January 2022

Outsiders: Mitchell's desperate bid to outdo Taskmaster

From wielding axes to rescuing parachutists, David Mitchell's new show gives comics wacky missions to complete. It's great fun - but it would be far better if a certain other series didn't exist.

Stuart Heritage, The Guardian, 30th September 2021

David Mitchell interview

Mitchell hosts a new series for Dave that sees comedians take on fun challenges - but tells RadioTimes.com why he's no Taskmaster.

David Craig, Radio Times, 29th September 2021

TV review: Outsiders, Dave

I don't know whether C4 will poach this like they did with the Greg Davies/Alex Horne show, but if there is a badge for making comics go way beyond their comfort zone in the name of entertainment Outsiders definitely deserves one.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 29th September 2021

Outsiders review

There are strong Taskmaster vibes to Outsiders, with contestants challenged to take on various trials by an unyielding authority figure who rates their variously awful, but occasionally brilliant, attempts.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 29th September 2021

David Mitchell interview

'Outsiders is apposite now with the pandemic and climate change'.

The Scotsman, 27th September 2021

David Mitchell hosts challenge show Outsiders

David Mitchell will host Outsiders, a comedy entertainment series for channel Dave in which a group of comedians are challenged with outdoor tasks.

British Comedy Guide, 5th May 2021

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