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

Taskmaster

Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 44 episodes (6 series), 2015 - 2018. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

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Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Bob Mortimer, Mark Watson, Greg Davies, Aisling Bea, Nish Kumar, Alex Horne, Sally Phillips. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 5, Episode 1 - Dignity Intact

Aisling Bea, Bob Mortimer, Mark Watson, Nish Kumar and Sally Phillips are the chosen quintet who all harbour the same dream of lifting the premier prize in television, sport, or indeed, any field at all: Greg's decapitated head on a spiked plinth. First up they play basketball without hands, get stranded in a lake and devise special cuddles for a special someone.

Notes

Points
Bob: 18
Mark: 17
Sally: 14
Nish: 13
Aisling: 13

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 13th September 2017
Time
9pm
Channel
Dave
Length
60 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Greg Davies Host / Presenter
    Alex Horne Host / Presenter
    Aisling Bea Self
    Nish Kumar Self
    Bob Mortimer Self
    Sally Phillips Self
    Mark Watson 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
    James Dillon Production Designer
    Dru Masters Composer
    Tom Howe Composer

    Videos

    Bob Mortimer's creepy cuddle with Alex Horne

    In this clip we see Bob Mortimer give Alex a cuddle, which turns out to be a little on the creepy side.

    Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Bob Mortimer.

    Get a basketball through the hoop without touching it

    The contestants are tasked to get a basketball into a hoop without touching it with their hands or anything that can be reasonably construed as gloves.

    Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Aisling Bea, Nish Kumar, Bob Mortimer, Sally Phillips, Mark Watson.

    Nish Kumar cuddles Alex Horne

    Nish gives Alex a special cuddle using a sofa cushion.

    Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Nish Kumar.

    Outtake: how Bob Mortimer fuels his car

    Bob Mortimer discusses his diesel engine car, and the alternative fuel he uses to fill up with.

    Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Aisling Bea, Nish Kumar, Bob Mortimer, Sally Phillips, Mark Watson.

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