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.

Returns Wednesday 8th May at 10pm. Episode Guide

Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Lou Sanders, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 8, Episode 1 - Hello

The wait is finally over, Taskmaster returns to Dave. Tyrant Greg Davies and Little Alex Horne set challenges for Iain Stirling, Joe Thomas, Lou Sanders, Paul Sinha and Sian Gibson]. Starting with: baby monitors, powerful smells and seductive dummies.

Further details

The new series sees some of the best brains of British television go up against each other as they conceal themselves in a phone box, make edible dust, cause a hideous food-based injury and apologise to Alex for the horrible thing they've done to him. The merciless Taskmaster and his obedient little man servant have devised these seemingly perplexing challenges to test their creativity, speed of thought and ability to not look like idiots. All for a 24-carat gold cast of Greg's head and the worthy title of Taskmaster S8 Champion.

Broadcast details

Note: This episode has not yet been broadcast. Details are liable change.
Wednesday 8th May 2019
60 minutes