Taskmaster

Greg Davies plays The Fame Game!

Greg Davies plays The Fame Game!

See how showbiz the Taskmaster host really is, as we ready our bellies for more laughs in series six

If you’ve ever wondered if the mountainous Taskmaster ever Googles himself, wonder no more...

Taskmaster series 6, Wednesdays from 2 May, 9pm, Dave/HD (CH 127/194). Also available for 7 days in Catch Up > Channels > Dave

Words can’t describe how much we love Taskmaster. If you’ve watched any of the previous series, you don’t need us to tell you why. If you haven’t, well, where have you been?

 

The concept is simple. The omnipotent Taskmasker Greg Davies (The Inbetweeners), along with his loyal assistant Alex Horne (who, it should be said, actually created the show), sets a bunch of celebrity contestants some baffling, bonkers and brilliantly entertaining challenges.

We don’t want to ruin the surprise of what those tasks are, which is all the more reason to unearth previous episodes by searching on your box or checking out UKTV’s specially curated YouTube playlist! Taskmaster is endlessly watchable fun – so much so, in fact, that it’s been nominated in the Comedy Entertainment Programme category at the upcoming Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards on 13 May.

 

Taskmaster

Behold! The celebrity contestants for Taskmaster series 6!

 

So who is up to the tasks this series? From left to right in the image above, we have Asim Chaudhry (People Just Do Nothing), BBC Radio 1’s Alice Levine, Liza Tarbuck (Upstart Crow) and stand-up stars Russell Howard and Tim Vine. So who will lift Greg’s head? Ahem, that’s the trophy, by the way. Well, not his actual head. A hollowed-out replica. Oh, now it’s got weird… Just read the interview, OK?

 

Greg Davies plays The Fame Game!

Can’t get enough TV?

Then get even more involved by voting for your Virgin TV Must-See Moment from 2017 at this year’s Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards and you could be in with a chance of winning tickets to the big night itself!

 

Virgin TV’s Must-See Moment will be presented at the ceremony on 13 May – and it’s the only award voted for by the public, celebrating the massive television moments that got the whole country talking last year! So, whether it made you laugh, shout, cry or grab your phone and start tweeting, vote now for your chance to win two tickets to be there too. Then share the love on social media with #MustSeeMoment #BAFTATV.


Find out even more about what’s going on at the Virgin TV British Academy Awards here.

 

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