... Watch the new series of Taskmaster on Wednesdays from September 4th at 9pm. which celebrities have previously turned down, Victoria series 3 has been officially announced, Benidorm is back with a brand new series 9 trailer, Star Wars' new prequel series pushed back to 2021. We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article. (I know! It aired from 21 June to 19 July 2016, and featured panellists Doc Brown, Joe Wilkinson, Jon Richardson, Katherine Ryan and Richard Osman. 1. “Having Jo as the matriarch set a tone of strong women getting on with it in a no-nonsense way,” she said. The five celebs making grand entrances for series nine are David Baddiel, Ed Gamble, Jo Brand, Katy Wix and Rose Matafeo. This is the official Taskmaster podcast, hosted by former champion and chickpea lover, Ed Gamble. Jo Brand swapped a career as a psychiatric nurse to become one of the most respected and wickedly cynical comedians on the UK circuit. There is nothing to be gained academically from seeing five celebrities sweat it out in a house, trying to figure out how to finish tasks, while disapproving Taskmaster Greg Davies and his loyal assistant Alex Horne (the real brains behind the show) judge them in the studio. Offering suitably "bizarre" tasks and a self-proclaimed "flippant" scoring system, Greg Davies and his sidekick Little Alex Horne will – of course – be back to see the contestants face all manner of fresh trials and tribulations. ‎Taskmaster returns for a landmark 10th series. All rights reserved. Add Image S10, Ep2 The task that he likes least looking back was "high-five a 55 year-old". Actress Katy Wix is best known for her roles in such TV comedies as Not Going Out, Stath Lets Flats and Ghosts, as well as appearing in Outnumbered and Miranda. Series 9 / Ep 1 Greg Davies is the Taskmaster and he is back for a glorious ninth series of the show that bears his grand title. This series, Greg and his secretary Little Alex Horne will be welcoming David Baddiel, Jo Brand, Mock the Week regular Ed Gamble, Ghosts ' Katy Wix, and the award-winning Rose Matafeo. New episodes premiered on Dave from 2015 until 2019, when the series was acquired by Channel 4. Taskmaster will be back but on a new channel as following season nine, the show was acquired by Channel 4. The kooky panel game sees the taskmaster in question, Greg Davies, and his assistant Alex Horne set celebs a series of increasingly random challenges to be in … Series 9’s cast features a mix of familiar faces, David Baddiel and Jo Brand, and rising stars in the comedy world, Ed Gamble, Katy Wix and Rose Matafeo. Competing to win the Taskmaster's golden likeness and the coveted title of 'Taskmaster Series 9 Champion' are: David Baddiel (Olivier Award nominated comedian, author, and presenter),. "Richard Ayoade has expressed – well, we were very close, and then he had to do all his Travel Man stuff. 9. Edit source History Talk (0) Share ... Taskmaster Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Related: Taskmaster's Alex Horne reveals one popular part of the format was nearly cut. “What’s funny is that this is the first show I’ve done where I get all the incontinent and Dignitas jokes, which is a bit unfair as I’m only four years older than Greg Davies. As part of his extensive chat with Digital Spy, the Taskmaster legend also revealed his "worst" contestant across all eight series so far. The game show will originally be shown on Channel 4 and then repeated on E4. Cast your eyes over the tasks, the scores and catch up with all the episodes below. The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, prolific collaboration with Frank Skinner, FA Cup 5th round draw in full - City face Swansea, Wolves vs Saints and more, 400,000 European citizens living in UK in limbo due to backlog of settled status applications, Here's when the new lockdown measures in England could end, and how they'll be reviewed, How to watch every FA Cup fourth round match this weekend, Rules on meeting others outside and whether you can go for a walk with a friend in lockdown.