• Air date: 21 Sep '23 10 episodes
      Greg Davies is the Taskmaster, and with the help of his ever-loyal assistant Alex Horne, they will set out to test the wiles, wit, wisdom and skills of five hyper-competitive comedians. Who will be crowned the Taskmaster champion in this brand new game show?
  • List of Episodes (10)
    • 1. The Natural Friends

      21 Sep '23
      Greg slaps Alex because of peas. Lucy Beaumont marvels at a canned blindfold. And everyone tries to put a big duck in a lake.
    • 2. Hell Is Here

      28 Sep '23
      Julian Clary finds a former Taskmaster champion hiding behind a door, Susan Wokoma does something unexpected with mice and fish, and Sue Perkins demonstrates her love of portcullises.
    • 3. Languidly

      05 Oct '23
      Poor Alex Horne gets insulted by a panpipe-playing Sue Perkins. Meanwhile, Julian Clary destroys a table and Lucy Beaumont munches on a tree.
    • 4. Dynamite Chicks

      12 Oct '23
      Assistant Alex finds himself having to choke down some vaguely cylindrical meals created by the five contestants. Greg Davies watches in awe, delight and sometimes disgust as Lucy Beaumont gets her flowers mixed up.
    • 5. Skateboard Division

      19 Oct '23
      Susan Wokoma finds something hidden in a flower, Lucy Beaumont gets handy with loo roll, and Julian Clary makes some kitchen receptacles look a bit sinister. Meanwhile, Alex Horne gets intimidated by Sam Campbell.
    • 6. Brother Alex

      26 Oct '23
      Sue Perkins makes an extraordinary noise, Julian Clary gets on his hands and knees, and Lucy Beaumont creeps everyone out. Sam Campbell proves adept at identifying colourful birds, and Susan Wokoma is grateful for her formal acting training.
    • 7. I'm Off to Find a Robin

      02 Nov '23
      Lucy Beaumont wonders if she should risk flicking a forbidden switch. Julian Clary wonders if he needs more than one pie. Sue Perkins wonders if a deer head is preferable to a boundary line. And Sam Campbell rips off his own head.
    • 8. Never Packed a Boot

      09 Nov '23
      The mystery of the secret task is finally revealed, before we get the answers to some age-old questions: why does everyone keep choosing Sam Campbell? Why is Sue Perkins tossing her head like a lion? And who will get to wear the Special Hat?
    • 9. Fagin at the Disco

      16 Nov '23
      Julian Clary makes smart use of a fishing rod, Sue Perkins reimagines Botticelli, Sam Campbell collects some coins and Lucy Beaumont asks Alex Horne to sit on a sled.
    • 10. Episode 10

      23 Nov '23