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.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Mel Giedroyc, Hugh Dennis, Greg Davies, Lolly Adefope, Alex Horne, Joe Lycett, Noel Fielding. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 4, Episode 1 - A Fat Bald White Man

The first episode sees Hugh Dennis, Joe Lycett, Lolly Adefope, Mel Giedroyc and Noel Fielding aim to be the best at painting a model they can't see, fell a load of rubber ducks and beautifully destroy a cake.

Further details

The award-winning Taskmaster returns to Dave for a fourth, expanded series of unreservedly tricky tasks and questionably brilliant attempts as five fresh competitors go head-to-head in the desperate hope of winning the most hallowed prize in comedy - the gilded bonce of the Taskmaster himself, Greg Davies.

Greg judges, pontificates and reprimands with absolute power while Alex Horne returns to assist him and prove once and for all that he knows both how to oversee a task and wear a suit at the same time - each with immaculate precision. And this series they have their work cut out for them because the contestants have never been more cunning.

Over eight episodes, Hugh Dennis, Joe Lycett, Lolly Adefope, Mel Giedroyc and Noel Fielding are the quintet tasked with the impossible - impressing the Taskmaster.


Noel: 18
Joe: 17
Mel: 16
Lolly: 13
Hugh: 13

Broadcast details

Tuesday 25th April 2017
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Greg Davies Host / Presenter
    Alex Horne Host / Presenter
    Lolly Adefope Self
    Hugh Dennis Self
    Noel Fielding Self
    Mel Giedroyc Self
    Joe Lycett 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
    Hilary Rosen Executive Producer
    Rob Aslett Executive Producer
    Andy Devonshire Executive Producer
    Alex Horne Executive Producer
    Thomas Perrett Editor
    Mark Sangster Editor
    Martin McEwan Editor
    Andi Meek Editor
    James Dillon Production Designer
    Sam Montague Director of Photography
    Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
    Dru Masters Composer
    Tom Howe Composer
    Will Charles Lighting Designer
    Tim Key Task Consultant


    Outtake: Joe has a joke about Mel

    Joe gets a big clap for his joke about Mel's shoe... but wait for what Greg does next.

    Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Mel Giedroyc, Joe Lycett.

    Outtake: Mel burps

    Mel Giedroyc interrupts Taskmaster Greg Davies and side kick Alex Horne's final score summary with a burp!

    Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Noel Fielding, Mel Giedroyc, Joe Lycett.


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