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

Taskmaster

Channel 4 and Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 95 episodes (11 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

Next new episode is on Thursday at 9pm. Series 11, Episode 9
Catch-up on Episode 8 on All 4   Series 8, Episode 1 is repeated on E4 tomorrow at 1:10am.
Recording at The Curzon Cinema. Tickets

Series 11

Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Sarah Kendall, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

1. It's Not Your Fault

First broadcast: Thursday 18th March 2021

Greg Davies sets tasks involving the perils of airport security, fashion for insects and the creative application of cling film and gaffer tape to Charlotte Ritchie, Jamali Maddix, Lee Mack, Mike Wozniak and Sarah Kendall. As usual, Alex Horne offers the intrepid contenders moral support, recording the key details as pests are controlled and plates are delivered.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alex Horne, Jamali Maddix. Copyright: Avalon Television.

2. The Lure Of The Treacle Puppies

First broadcast: Thursday 25th March 2021

There's discord between contestants Charlotte Ritchie, Jamali Maddix, Lee Mack, Mike Wozniak and Sarah Kendall as rows erupt over facial hair and Jamali's driving skills. Taskmaster Greg Davies is likely pleased that his usual divide-and-conquer tactics are seemingly paying early dividends, as he watches Mike vaulting a high fence, Sarah wearing shoes on her knees, Charlotte grappling with static electricity and Lee struggling to see a balloon and a ghost. As usual, Alex Horne offers the intrepid contenders moral support.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Lee Mack, Mike Wozniak, Sarah Kendall. Copyright: Avalon Television.

3. Run Up A Tree To The Moon

First broadcast: Thursday 1st April 2021

Lee Mack takes on an audacious hammer throw, Sarah Kendall makes sitting down memorable and Jamali Maddix forgets his passport.

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Taskmaster. Mike Wozniak. Copyright: Avalon Television.

4. Premature Conker

First broadcast: Thursday 8th April 2021

Charlotte Ritchie climbs a ladder with some loo roll, Mike Wozniak tries out a new catchphrase and Lee Mack terrifies an innocent member of the public. Taskmaster statistician Alex Horne has greased a lot of bottles this week.

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Taskmaster. Sarah Kendall. Copyright: Avalon Television.

5. Slap And Tong

First broadcast: Thursday 15th April 2021

Lee Mack raises serious questions around the use of cling film, Charlotte Ritchie anoints an insect, and Jamali Maddix nearly chokes on a many-sided dessert.

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Taskmaster. Charlotte Ritchie. Copyright: Avalon Television.

6. Absolute Casserole

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd April 2021

Our comical quintet continue their quest to curry favour with the omnipotent Taskmaster. Jamali Maddix decorates the caravan, Sarah Kendall is appalled by a kiwi fruit and, under severe pressure, Mike Wozniak delivers a revelation so visceral that it leaves everyone in a state of horrified delirium.

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Taskmaster. Lee Mack. Copyright: Avalon Television.

7. You've Got No Chutzpah

First broadcast: Thursday 29th April 2021

There are fires and alarms in this episode, though not at the same time, as Taskmaster Greg Davies grades the five courageous comics on their task-completion skills. Little Alex Horne is forced into supping cold soup, Lee Mack destroys a vole and Sarah Kendall invents a sweet dressing for an unusual salad. Also, Charlotte Ritchie provides sound effects for a set of Russian dolls.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Lee Mack, Charlotte Ritchie, Mike Wozniak. Copyright: Avalon Television.

8. An Orderly Species

First broadcast: Thursday 6th May 2021

The contestants score points by creatively munching on snacks (Charlotte Ritchie), drawing pretty wings (Jamali Maddix) and being honest about emergency plane landings (Lee Mack).

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9. Mr Octopus And Pottyhands (Next)

NEW EPISODE: Thursday 13th May 2021 at 9pm on C4

The penultimate episode sees everyone all still in with a chance of winning Greg Davies's splendid gilded head. Lee Mack has a makeover, Jamali Maddix gets destructive with some rubble, and Mike Wozniak warns Greg's assistant Alex Horne about some potentially dangerous dairy produce. Meanwhile, Sarah Kendall is still the one to catch.

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10. Activate Jamali

NEW EPISODE: Thursday 20th May 2021 at 9pm on C4

Charlotte Ritchie stumbles into some sand, Lee Mack dunks Alex Horne, Sarah Kendall stacks some fish fingers, Jamali Maddix staggers around a bit and Mike Wozniak staggers absolutely everyone. Again.

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