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.

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Series 10, Episode 3 is repeated on E4 today at 11:05pm.

Series 3

Taskmaster. Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

1. Pea In A Haystack

First broadcast: Tuesday 4th October 2016

Greg Davies and Alex Horne return with a new set of challenges, frustrating the minds of Al Murray, Dave Gorman, Paul Chowdhry, Rob Beckett and Sara Pascoe. The opening episode includes vegetable propulsion, an out-of-season snowman called Scoopy and some swede-on-Swede action.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alex Horne, Paul Chowdhry. Copyright: Avalon Television.

2. The Dong And The Gong

First broadcast: Tuesday 11th October 2016

Dave Gorman comes over all bitey, Rob Beckett fills a shoebox with cement and, most importantly, just who will succeed in surprising Alex Horne the most when he emerges from his shed after an hour cooped up inside?

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Al Murray, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

3. Little Polythene Grief Cave

First broadcast: Tuesday 18th October 2016

As the series reaches its midway point, Greg Davies's onslaught of tasks don't get any easier. When Al Murray is confronted with an eggcup he goes to extreme lengths to maximise his point potential and Sara Pascoe takes a simple loaf of bread, a few balloons and swiftly becomes one of the greatest sporting minds of our time.

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Taskmaster. Paul Chowdhry. Copyright: Avalon Television.

4. A Very Nuanced Character

First broadcast: Tuesday 25th October 2016

In the penultimate episode of the series, the five comedians try to impress Taskmaster Greg Davies by giving an item of clothing to a passing cyclist, whispering at an old man called Hugh and creating some very special effects. Meanwhile, Paul Chowdhry continues to interpret tasks in his unique way.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alex Horne, Rob Beckett. Copyright: Avalon Television.

5. The F.I.P.

First broadcast: Tuesday 1st November 2016

It's the series finale and Greg Davies needs several questions answered before awarding the winner with the Taskmaster trophy... Who has the most handsome relative? How much money is Al Murray willing to spend to win? And why is Rob Beckett in such a strop with a melon, some frozen peas and a bag of flour?

In-depth Guide

Rob Beckett's best bits

Take a look back at series 3 winner's best bits - Rob Beckett.

Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Rob Beckett.