Outsiders. David Mitchell. Copyright: Renegade Pictures


  • TV comedy
  • Dave
  • 2021 - 2023
  • 18 episodes (3 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 more.

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Outsiders Series 3 contestants confirmed

Alan Davies, Roisin Conaty, Guz Khan, Judi Love, Chris McCausland and Laura Smyth will join David Mitchell for Series 3 of outdoor survival challenge show Outsiders, which is coming to Dave later this year.

British Comedy Guide, 26th June 2023

Broadcast Digital Awards 2023 nominations

Ellie & Natasia, Extraordinary, Funny Woman, Live At The Moth Club, Plebs and We Are Not Alone are amongst the nominees for the Broadcast Digital Awards 2023.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd May 2023

David Mitchell brings Outsiders back to Dave for a third series

Outsiders is returning to Dave for a third series later this year, with David Mitchell once again hosting the survival challenge show.

British Comedy Guide, 9th May 2023

The best TV shows for Taskmaster fans

While we wait for Taskmaster's Series 15 release date, here are some similar TV treats to keep you entertained, including shows featuring previous cast members.

Laura Vickers-Green, Den Of Geek, 12th January 2023

David Mitchell: When the BBC is dismembered, it'll be missed 45 seconds later

As his game show Outsiders returns, the star talks about comedy culture wars, the menace of social media and why the BBC must be saved.

Dorian Lynskey, i Newspaper, 11th November 2022

David Mitchell brings Outsiders back to Dave

Outsiders is returning for a second series on Dave with David Mitchell, featuring Jessica Hynes, Phil Wang, Joe Wilkinson, Maisie Adam, Fatiha El-Ghorri and Darren Harriott.

British Comedy Guide, 16th June 2022

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

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