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


  • TV comedy
  • Channel 4 / Dave
  • 2015 - 2021
  • 105 episodes (12 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.

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Ed Gamble to host official Taskmaster podcast

Taskmaster: The Podcast is being launched to coincide with Series 10 of the hit show. Ed Gamble will act as the host.

British Comedy Guide, 12th October 2020

The COVID-related changes Taskmaster had to make

Taskmaster presenters Greg Davies and Alex Horne open up about the "pretty intense" effects that following COVID restrictions had on the upcoming series.

Lauren Morris, Radio Times, 12th October 2020

Alex Horne on how to win at Taskmaster

The comedian coaches Stephen Armstrong in how to do well at his Bafta-winning, very silly game show.

Stephen Armstrong, The Sunday Times, 11th October 2020

Alex Horne promises fans Taskmaster will be the same

Alex Horne reveals why he had no concerns about switching channels, and the secrets of the show's cult success...

Steven Perkins, What's On TV, 8th October 2020

Greg Davies reveals prop which didn't survive the pilot

An eccentric accessory took things a little too far.

David Craig, Radio Times, 7th October 2020

Taskmaster Series 10 review

Taskmaster may have changed channels but it's still just as side-splittingly silly as before.

Lauren Morris, Radio Times, 6th October 2020

One Taskmaster contestant left Greg Davies "speechless"

The Taskmaster host has revealed that one celebrity contestant managed to shock him during a challenge in the upcoming series.

Lauren Morris, Radio Times, 5th October 2020

The joy of Taskmaster, TV's funniest show

By setting comedians surreal challenges and watching them lose the plot, Greg Davies and Alex Horne have created a hit. As the series returns, they explain its twisted appeal.

Luke Holland, The Guardian, 3rd October 2020

The 30 shows to look forward to this autumn

Includes comedies The Duchess, Spitting Image and Taskmaster.

Phil Harrison and Graeme Virtue, The Guardian, 29th August 2020

Comedy shows nominated in Edinburgh TV Festival Awards 2020

Defending The Guilty, Feel Good, GameFace, Mum, Sex Education and Stath Lets Flats are amongst the nominees for the Edinburgh TV Festival Awards 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 25th August 2020

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