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. Paul Sinha. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 8, Episode 6 - Rock 'n' Roll Umlaut

One of the secrets to the Taskmaster's successful reign of tyranny is that he's ruthlessly unpredictable which means things can change very, very quickly in this game. Alex Horne takes scrupulous notes as Paul Sinha squats in a telephone box and Iain Stirling stakes his claim for the Scottish national football team.



Sian: 15
Joe: 14
Lou: 12
Iain: 10
Paul: 9

Broadcast details

Wednesday 12th June 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
    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


    Create the best album cover

    Lou Sanders, Iain Stirling and Paul Sinha create their own album covers for their fictional band.

    Featuring: Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Iain Stirling, Lou Sanders, Paul Sinha.

    Perform the best goal celebration

    The contestants must give the best goal celebrations whether they score a goal or not. Iain Stirling has a trick up his sleeve...

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

    Outtake: Greg Davies got the James Bond theme wrong

    Greg Davies and contestants Sian Gibson and Iain Stirling discuss the wrong lyrics to the James Bond theme Skyfall.

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

    Outtake: Lovely boys song

    After the success of the Lovely Boys album cover, Paul Sinha starts off a special rendition of one of their songs.

    Featuring: Greg Davies, Iain Stirling, Lou Sanders, Paul Sinha.


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