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.

Next new episode is on Wednesday at 9pm. Series 9, Episode 8
Catch-up on Episode 7 on UKTV Play   Series 9, Episode 7 is repeated tomorrow at 10pm.

Press Clippings

1,000 fans respond to Taskmaster challenge

Around 1,000 people descended on a small Buckinghamshire park yesterday to complete one of the challenges in the Taskmaster book.

Chortle, 16th September 2019

Taskmaster to get Norwegian & Finnish versions

Finland's MTVand Discovery in Norway have picked up the rights from Avalon, adding to Taskmaster's growing presence in the Nordic region with Denmark continuing production on its third series with TV2, and Sweden producing its fourth series of the award-winning show for SVT 1.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 13th September 2019

Taskmaster: series 9, episode 2: review

Jo Brand and David Baddiel together make a potent comic force.

Sarah Hughes, i Newspaper, 11th September 2019

Taskmaster Series 9 Episode 1 review

For the first time it might be a series which I slightly struggle with.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 5th September 2019

Preview: Taskmaster Series 9

Greg Davies seems to be playing increasingly fast and loose with the arbitrary scoring system this time round. We won't tell you who the winner of the first episode is, you'll have to watch it to find out. OK, we will tell you - the winner is the audience, who get to see the show back on top form again.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 4th September 2019

Taskmaster: The most surreal and hilarious tasks so far

GTAcaster, Geraldine's a nightmare and Romesh Ranganathan's Tree Wizard song are just a handful of the panel show's greatest hits.

i Newspaper, 4th September 2019

How the Edinburgh Fringe transformed TV comedy

As the Edinburgh Fringe begins again, we examine how the festival spawned shows like Taskmaster, Fleabag, and The League Of Gentlemen...

Mark Harrison, Den Of Geek, 2nd August 2019

Taskmaster Series 9 contestants revealed

David Baddiel, Ed Gamble, Jo Brand, Katy Wix and Rose Matafeo will take part in Series 9 of Taskmaster

British Comedy Guide, 10th July 2019

Taskmaster: Series 8, Episode 9 - review

In the penultimate episode of the series, we witness the invention of the bounce stabiliser, listen to delicious dust, and see a terrible remake of The Human Centipede.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 3rd July 2019

Taskmaster: Series 8, Episode 8 - review

This week we come across the power of ice, flashbacks in sand, and the most unlikely cheat in the history of Taskmaster.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 26th June 2019