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. Iain Stirling. Copyright: Avalon Television.

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Lou Sanders displays some unusual facial hair, Iain Stirling's beatboxing causes him some problems and Paul Sinha shows off his full acting range. As usual, Alex Horne provides data analysis in his role as the Taskmaster's private secretary and live-in companion.



Lou: 21
Joe: 20
Paul: 19
Sian: 16
Joe: 12
Iain: 13

Broadcast details

Wednesday 15th 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
    Guest cast
    Richard McCourt (as Dick & Dom) Self
    Dominic Wood (as Dick & Dom) 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
    Rebecca Bowker (as Becky Bowker) Editor
    Steve Nayler 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


    Sian Gibson & Joe Thomas awkward meeting

    In this clip the contestants are set the team task of describing what's inside a box without speaking. This results in a very awkward meeting between Joe Thomas and Sian Gibson, and then some odd facial expressions from Joe.

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

    Lou Sanders & Iain Stirlings' long distance moustache

    Lou Sanders and Iain Stirling give it their best shot at fooling Taskmaster Greg Davies with something that looks like a moustache from far away. What do Lou and Iain decide to use? Does Greg guess it correctly?

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


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