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

Taskmaster

Channel 4 and Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 85 episodes (10 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 9, Episode 10 is repeated on Dave today at 11pm.

Series 10

Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alex Horne, Mawaan Rizwan. Copyright: Avalon Television.

1. God's Haemorrhoid

First broadcast: Thursday 15th October 2020

Hoping to impress the Taskmaster and be crowned the next champion are: Daisy May Cooper, Johnny Vegas, Katherine Parkinson, Mawaan Rizwan and Richard Herring. Wax seals will open, dreams will be made and/or broken, and Little Alex Horne will be wrapped around his master's little finger providing stats and moral support in the most ridiculous and ferociously fought game show on television.

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Taskmaster. Mawaan Rizwan. Copyright: Avalon Television.

2. A Documentary About A Despot

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd October 2020

Johnny Vegas yells stuff from a tall chair, Katherine Parkinson forgets how balloons work and Richard Herring flails about in a dinghy. Taskmaster Greg Davies does his best to score their efforts as the race to win his magnificent golden bonce continues. Alex Horne makes himself useful by checking things on his tablet.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Katherine Parkinson, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

3. Point Of Swivel

First broadcast: Thursday 29th October 2020

The quest to take ownership of presenter Greg Davies golden head continues, under the beady eye of Little Alex Horne. Mawaan Rizwan attempts an upside-down farm-related illusion, Daisy May Cooper softens some pasta and Katherine Parkinson lays waste to a garden arch.

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Taskmaster. Johnny Vegas. Copyright: Avalon Television.

4. Toshwash

First broadcast: Thursday 5th November 2020

Daisy flirts with a security guard, Richard is surprised by some chickens and Johnny convinces Alex to wear sparkly shoes while operating heavy machinery. As ever, Greg Davies decides who is the best of the worst.

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Taskmaster. Daisy May Cooper. Copyright: Avalon Television.

5. I Hate Your Trainers

First broadcast: Thursday 12th November 2020

The competing comics demonstrate their love of watermelon and Johnny tries to win points by grabbing a passing cyclist and introducing him to some Christmas-related equipment.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alex Horne, Johnny Vegas. Copyright: Avalon Television.

6. Hippopotamus

First broadcast: Thursday 19th November 2020

The second half of the comedy challenge series kicks off here, and it looks as if four of the contestants still have a good chance of lifting Taskmaster Greg Davies's golden head in the final - regular viewers will no doubt have guessed whose chances are looking rather more bleak. This week, Daisy May Cooper gets rather cross, Mawaan Rizwan learns a lesson about waterfowl and Richard Herring wrings out a wet sock.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Mawaan Rizwan, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

7. Legit Glass

First broadcast: Thursday 26th November 2020

Mawaan Rizwan is not at all fazed when faced with a task involving office chairs, chickens and remote control cars, although the same cannot be said of his rivals. Daisy May Cooper tries to decipher mysterious messages from Richard Herring, and Katherine Parkinson is baffled by a giant marble.

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Taskmaster. Johnny Vegas. Copyright: Avalon Television.

8. Moments Of Silence

First broadcast: Thursday 3rd December 2020

Greg Davies presents another assortment of absurd assignments, as Alex Horne tries to ignore Richard Herring hiding menacingly in a bush, Katherine Parkinson pays a visit to the fridge, Mawaan Rizwan steals a cup of tea and Johnny Vegas takes a tumble.

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Taskmaster. Mawaan Rizwan. Copyright: Avalon Television.

9. Air Horn Andy

First broadcast: Thursday 10th December 2020

Daisy May Cooper, Johnny Vegas, Katherine Parkinson, Mawaan Rizwan and Richard Herring take on the penultimate selection of ludicrous challenges. Highlights include Mawaan volleying oranges, Katherine counting plastic balls and Richard spilling blood for the cause. Greg Davies judges their efforts, while Alex Horne keeps score.

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Taskmaster. Mawaan Rizwan. Copyright: Avalon Television.

10. Dog Meat Trifle

First broadcast: Thursday 17th December 2020

The comedians gather for the grand final, to find which one of them will be going home with Taskmaster Greg Davies's golden head - a prize that lies within the grasp of four of them. But there are still more games to be played, leading to Katherine Parkinson searching for a spider, Daisy May Cooper destroying a mannequin and Johnny Vegas's pocket watch finally coming in handy.

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