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


Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 74 episodes (9 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: Jessica Knappett, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 7, Episode 1 - The Mean Bean

First: Velcro is key, tape is vital and bean juice is crucial. Greg's simpering sidekick Alex Horne supplies facts, figures and unconditional love.



Kerry: 20
Rhod: 19
Jessica: 14
Phil: 13
James: 11

Broadcast details

Wednesday 5th September 2018
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Greg Davies Host / Presenter
    Alex Horne Host / Presenter
    James Acaster Self
    Jessica Knappett Self
    Phil Wang Self
    Kerry Godliman Self
    Rhod Gilbert 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
    Dan Trelfer Edit Producer
    Thomas Perrett Editor
    Mark Sangster Editor
    Andi Meek Editor
    Joe Haughey Editor
    Rebecca Bowker (as Becky Bowker) Editor
    Pete Gellatly Editor
    James Dillon Production Designer
    Sam Montague Director of Photography
    Anthony Dalton Director of Photography
    Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
    Dru Masters Composer
    Tom Howe Composer
    Tim Key Task Consultant


    Build the tallest tower using carboard boxes

    In this clip from the very first episode of brand new series 7 of Taskmaster, the new contestants James Acaster, Jessica Knappett, Kerry Godliman, Phil Wang and Rhod Gilbert are asked to build the tallest tower they can using cardboard boxes. We also see Phil's wang.

    Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, James Acaster, Jessica Knappett, Phil Wang, Kerry Godliman, Rhod Gilbert.

    Measure the caravan circumference in baked beans

    Taskmaster Greg Davies sets the contestants the fiddly task of measuring the caravan in baked beans. Sounds easy, doesn't it? Doesn't it?

    Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, James Acaster, Jessica Knappett, Phil Wang, Kerry Godliman, Rhod Gilbert.

    Outtake - Phil Wang's quick change outfit

    We get to see what happens behind the closed door, when Phil Wang makes his 'quick' change outfit.

    Featuring: Alex Horne, Phil Wang.


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