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


  • TV comedy
  • Channel 4 / U&Dave
  • 2015 - 2024
  • 160 episodes (17 series)

TV format in which Greg Davies and Alex Horne set a group of comedians various outlandish challenges. Also features Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner, Roisin Conaty, Josh Widdicombe, Tim Key and more.

  • Due to return for Series 18
  • Series 2, Episode 4 repeated Monday at 11pm on U&Dave
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 117


Press clippings

Alex Horne debunks Greg Davies Taskmaster story: "It's not quite true"

Alex Horne, speaking exclusively to to promote the new Taskmaster VR game, has debunked a Greg Davies joke that he's heard "a lot of times", admitting that it's "not quite true".

Rob Leane, Radio Times, 30th June 2024

Edinburgh TV Festival 2024 awards nominees

Nominees have been announced for the 2024 awards of the annual Edinburgh TV Festival.

British Comedy Guide, 26th June 2024

Extortionate! Fans' fury at Taskmaster Live ticket prices

Taskmaster fans are up in arms after discovering the live experience costs up to £100 a head.

Chortle, 20th June 2024

Taskmaster's top 10 episodes ranked: from House Queens to Mean Beans

Now we have the ultimate task: ranking the show's best episodes. But will our list win the ultimate prize of the golden bust of presenter Greg Davies?

Vicky Jessop, Evening Standard, 15th June 2024

Rosie Jones reveals she has had to have therapy after taunts

Rosie Jones has revealed abuse from trolls has driven her to therapy, days after she endured hurtful ableist comments for competing in Channel 4 series Taskmaster.

Stuart Pink, Daily Mail, 8th June 2024

Taskmaster's runaway success makes creator Alex Horne one of TV's highest earners

Alex, 45, may play second-fiddle to taskmaster Greg Davies in the hit C4 show but accounts posted by his company, Shakey Productions Ltd, reveal it is earning him around £7.5million a year.

Janine Yaqoob, The Mirror, 1st June 2024

Taskmaster's Rosie Jones blasts "hurtful" abuse from trolls

Rosie Jones is enduring a wave of online abuse after it was announced that she would to appear on Series 18 of Channel 4's Taskmaster.

Marcus Wratten, Pink News, 31st May 2024

Taskmaster Series 18 line-up revealed

Andy Zaltzman, Babatunde Aléshé, Emma Sidi, Jack Dee and Rosie Jones will take part in Series 18 of Taskmaster, which is coming to Channel 4 later this year.

British Comedy Guide, 30th May 2024

How Taskmaster became a stratospheric, and very silly, success story

The Greg Davies-fronted show has become a mega hit for Channel 4 after making the leap from Dave years ago, but execs took some convincing that it could work, creator Alex Horne tells Isobel Lewis.

Isobel Lewis, The Independent, 30th May 2024

Taskmaster to go behind-the-scenes with new specials

Channel 4 is to air Taskmasterclass, a series of hour-long Taskmaster specials in which Greg Davies and Alex Horne, with the help of former contestants, lift the lid on the "best, worst and somewhat middling tasks".

British Comedy Guide, 22nd May 2024

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