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 2

Referee Alison Hammond presides over a hilarious choice of timers that include a garden gnome used as a juicer and Natalie Cassidy playing a trumpet in a taxi. Can the contestants choose the longest timer and go on to win the holiday?

Broadcast details

Saturday 10th November 2018
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Joe Lycett Host / Presenter
Alison Hammond Self
Guest cast
Natalie Cassidy Self
Ore Oduba 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
Dave Hipkiss (as David Hipkiss) Editor
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Dave Davey Lighting Designer
Jo Street Commissioning Editor

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