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

Taskmaster

Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 74 episodes (9 series), 2015 - 2019. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

Series 10 scheduled for autumn 2020.
Series 9, Episode 10 is repeated on Monday at 6pm.

Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Iain Stirling, Joe Thomas, Lou Sanders, Paul Sinha, Sian Gibson, Greg Davies, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 8, Episode 10 - Clumpsy Swayey Clumsy Man

It's the final episode of Series 8 and one of the five intrepid comics is set to win Greg Davies's gorgeous golden head. Lou Sanders chews on some stationery, Sian Gibson is crushed by a caravan, Paul Sinha wrecks a camera, Joe Thomas gets cross and Iain Stirling waves a stick about. The Taskmaster's loyal lickspittle Alex Horne stands by, gripping his tablet for dear life.

Further details

Prize task: Best thing that will actually change your life for the better the most.

* Iain Stirling: A toilet stool. - 5
* Joe Thomas: A singular hair transplant. - 4
* Lou Sanders: A voucher for an appointment with her spiritual healer, Jill in the Pyrenees. - 3
* Paul Sinha: An electronic massage pad. - 3
* Sian Gibson: Some miracle berry pills. - 2

Task 1: Completely erase this eraser. Fastest wins. Your time starts now.

* Iain: 20 seconds - 5
* Paul: 54 seconds - 4
* Lou: 2:50, but bonus point for chewing her rubber up. - 4
* Joe: 19:32, but three bonus points for destroying his eraser the most. - 4
* Sian: 9:40 - 2

Task 2: Make yourself some tremendous pretend legs. You have five minutes to order up to five items from Alex. Once Alex has shopped for the items you have 20 minutes to make your tremendous legs and then demonstrate them. Most tremendous pretend legs wins. Your time starts now.

* Sian - 5
* Lou - 4
* Iain - 3
* Paul - 2
* Joe - 1

Task 3: Follow the instructions on the signs and park this buggy in the parking bay. You have a maximum of ten minutes to prepare your journey, during which you may not move any of the items on the course. Your journey must start from where the buggy is now. Also, you must be wearing this blindfold correctly at all times during your journey. Most accurate journey wins. Your preparation time starts now.

* Iain - 5
* Sian - 4
* Joe - 3
* Paul - 2
* Lou - 1

Live task: Correctly wearing these goggles [that make everything appear upside-down] and with your eyes open at all times, retrieve your duck. You must stand on spot and hold the stick by the handle. You must stay standing on your spot at all times. Fastest to hold their duck in their hand above their head wins. You have a maximum of three minutes.

* Everyone fails - 0

Final scores

* Iain - 18
* Sian - 13
* Joe and Lou - 12
* Paul - 11

Series scores

* Lou - 164
* Iain - 156
* Joe - 150
* Sian - 143
* Paul - 136

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 10th July 2019
Time
9pm
Channel
Dave
Length
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
Thomas Perrett Editor
Mark Sangster Editor
Rebecca Bowker (as Becky Bowker) Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Kyz Kistell (as Kyz Kistel) Production Designer
Dru Masters Composer
Tom Howe Composer

Videos

Sian Gibson's tremendous legs

In this clip from the series 8 finale, Sian Gibson shows everyone up with her creation of some tremendous legs.

Featuring: Alex Horne, Sian Gibson.

Make the most tremendous legs

In this clip from the series 8 finale, Joe Thomas gets a little tired as he tries to make a pair of tremendous legs. Meanwhile, Paul Sinha underestimates the size of a childs pool cue.

Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Iain Stirling, Joe Thomas, Lou Sanders, Paul Sinha, Sian Gibson.

Joe Thomas finally loses it

Joe Thomas has been holding back all series, and now he finally loses it...

Featuring: Greg Davies, Iain Stirling, Joe Thomas, Paul Sinha.

Outtake - Drunk on miniatures

Greg Davies has a story about his friends mum who drank all his miniature bottles of alcohol.

Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Iain Stirling, Lou Sanders, Sian Gibson.

Outtake: Alex Horne can't shout

In this extended version of what was seen on TV, Greg Davies makes fun of Alex for not being able to shout.

Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Iain Stirling.

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