The Time It Takes. Joe Lycett. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions
The Time It Takes

The Time It Takes

  • TV comedy
  • BBC One
  • 2018 - 2019
  • 8 episodes (1 series)

Game show hosted by Joe Lycett in which the contestants decide how much time they have to answer questions. Also features Alison Hammond.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

Contestants choose from a list of timers, and they try to give as many right answers as possible while the referee, the brilliant Alison Hammond, strains baked beans through a pair of tights, introduces three dogs using a stair lift and invites a mystery celebrity to dissolves bath bombs in lemonade.

Broadcast details

Saturday 3rd November 2018
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Joe Lycett Host / Presenter
Alison Hammond Self
Guest cast
Nish Kumar Self
Richard Cadell Self
Writing team
James Kettle Writer
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Alan De Pellette VT Director
Meriel Beale Series Editor
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Hannah Duncombe Studio Producer
Brendon Blackshaw Editor
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Dave Davey Lighting Designer
Jo Street Commissioning Editor

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