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 5
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Taskmaster. Mike Wozniak. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 11, Episode 4 - Premature Conker

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.

Further details

Prize task: The craziest thing.

* Sarah Kendall: Melted wax angel faces. - 5
* Charlotte Ritchie: Faked photos of her attending the inaugurations of the four US Presidents during her lifetime. - 4
* Mike Wozniak: An empty loo roll on top of a pedal bin. - 4
* Jamali Maddix: A photo of a baby smoking. - 3
* Lee Mack: A lady's swimming costume which is printed to look like what is under the skin. - 1

Task 1: Get all of this banana into the bottle. You may not break the bottle. The bottle may not leave the lab. Fastest wins. Your time starts now.

* Sarah: 8:49 - 5
* Lee: 11:13 - 4
* Jamali: 23:19 - 3
* Charlotte: 23:22, but penalised for not putting all of the banana into the bottle. - 1
* Mike: Disqualified for taking the bottle out of the lab. - 0

Task 2 (Team Task): Put the bag of salt on that table over there. No-one may move while holding the bag of salt. If the bag of salt touches the ground at any point you must return to your starting point. If any bell touches the ground at any point you must return to your starting point. You may not touch the rope or your belts. Fastest wins. Your time starts now.

* Charlotte, Jamali and Sarah: Completed the task. - 5
* Mike, Lee: Disqualified for putting a bag of sugar on the table instead. The bag of salt was under the table which the bag of sugar was on. - 0

Task 3: Get this sheet of loo roll as far from here as possible. Only this sheet of loo roll may touch the ground. The loo roll must not break at any point and the loo roll inner tube must stay on the loo roll holder at all times. You have twenty minutes. Your time starts now.

* Jamali: 363m - 5
* Sarah: 14m - 4
* Lee: Disqualified as he takes the loo roll off the holder. - 0
* Charlotte and Mike: Disqualified as their loo roll breaks. - 0

Live task: Write down what five things are in the bowl under the table and how many of each thing there are. You must look at the Taskmaster throughout this task. One of your hands must be in the bowl and the other must be holding your pen throughout the task. You have two minutes. The most accurate answers wins.

* Jamali: 4 correct answers - 5
* Sarah: 3 correct answers - 4
* Charlotte: 2 correct answers - 3
* Lee and Mike: 1 correct answer - 2

Final scores

* Sarah - 23
* Jamali - 21
* Charlotte - 13
* Lee - 7
* Mike - 6

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on All 4

Date
Thursday 8th April 2021
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Repeats

  1. Sunday 11th April 2021 at 11:10pm on E4
  2. Tuesday 13th April 2021 at 11:05pm on C4

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Host / Presenter
Alex Horne Host / Presenter
Sarah Kendall Self
Lee Mack Self
Jamali Maddix Self
Charlotte Ritchie Self
Mike Wozniak Self
Writing team
Alex Horne Writer
Production team
Andy Devonshire Series Director
Andy Cartwright Series Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
James Taylor Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Rob Aslett Executive Producer
Andy Devonshire Executive Producer
Alex Horne Executive Producer
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