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: 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.



Iain: 21
Lou: 20
Sian: 16
Joe: 12
Paul: 10

Broadcast details

Wednesday 8th May 2019
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Greg Davies Host / Presenter
    Alex Horne Host / Presenter
    Iain Stirling Self
    Joe Thomas Self
    Lou Sanders Self
    Paul Sinha Self
    Sian Gibson 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
    Vicky Winter Line Producer
    Thomas Perrett Editor
    Mark Sangster Editor
    Rebecca Bowker (as Becky Bowker) Editor
    James Dillon Production Designer
    Kyz Kistell (as Kyz Kistel) Production Designer
    Sam Montague Director of Photography
    Chrissie Baker Make-up Designer
    Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
    Dru Masters Composer
    Tom Howe Composer
    Tim Key Task Consultant


    Iain Stirling's puppet show

    Iain Stirling treats us to a puppet show with his very own homemade puppet.

    Featuring: Iain Stirling.

    Sian Gibson & Paul Sinha get caught

    Sian Gibson and Paul Sinha attempt to reach Alex Horne without being seen. Easier said than done, as Sian and Paul found out...

    Featuring: Alex Horne, Paul Sinha, Sian Gibson.


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