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


Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 64 episodes (8 series), 2015 - 2019. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

Returns in September.
Series 1, Episode 1 is repeated today at 10pm.
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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alex Horne, Frank Skinner, Josh Widdicombe, Roisin Conaty, Romesh Ranganathan, Tim Key. Copyright: Avalon Television / UKTV.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Melon Buffet

This week the comedians have to try and paint the best picture of a horse while riding a horse. Also, expect melon-eating, bath-emptying and pop-up tents.


Frank: 19
Romesh: 19
Tim: 17
Josh: 13
Roisin: 7
Frank won on tiebreaker.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 28th July 2015
60 minutes


  1. Tuesday 23rd July 2019 at 10:00pm on Dave

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Host / Presenter
Alex Horne Host / Presenter
Romesh Ranganathan Self
Frank Skinner Self
Roisin Conaty Self
Josh Widdicombe Self
Tim Key Self
Writing team
Alex Horne Writer
Production team
Andy Devonshire Series Director
Andy Cartwright Series Producer
Alex Horne Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
James Taylor Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Hilary Rosen Executive Producer
Rob Aslett Executive Producer
Richard Watsham Executive Producer
Thomas Perrett Editor
Mark Sangster Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Dru Masters Composer


Prize Task

Greg Davies is the Taskmaster, with Alex Horne as his sidekick, in this brand new series coming to Dave. Here the contestants try to impress the Taskmaster with their unusual items.

Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner, Roisin Conaty, Josh Widdicombe, Tim Key.

How to eat watermelon really quickly

Tim Key and Romesh Ranganathan are challenged by the Taskmaster to eat as much watermelon as they can in 60 seconds.

Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Tim Key.


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