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

The Time It Takes

BBC One comedy game show with Joe Lycett. 8 episodes (1 series), 2018 - 2019. Stars Joe Lycett and Alison Hammond.

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

Regular cast
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
Meriel Beale Series Editor
Richard Wilson Executive Producer

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