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Taskmaster

  • 2018
  • Season 6
  • 10 episodes
  • Entertainment

Summary

Greg Davies returns with series six of Taskmaster. Still resolutely attached to Greg's apron strings is Alex Horne, and he'll provide key stats and analysis as five fresh new faces - Alice Levine, Asim Chaudhry, Liza Tarbuck, Russell Howard and Tim Vine - tackle the Taskmaster's weird whims.

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Episode 9: The Bubble Brothers

Summary

Liza Tarbuck still leads the pack of five comics, as Russell Howard wraps a tie round his head and Tim Vine is left bereft by a small piece of bent metal.

Review

It's Taskmaster: the Musical. The celebrities have to perform a scene they have written to that brief and in the process Russell Howard manages to turn himself into, by his own account, “an Aryan Tupac”. It’s one of the pleasures of this show to see people pushed out of their comfort zone and by the sound of Howard’s duet with Alice Levine, their comfort zone is far, far away.

At other times, it’s the sheer desperation on display as a comedian attempts something pointless against the clock. On that front it’s hard to beat Tim Vine’s ill-fated attempt to fill a plastic bag with as much weight as possible. It is sabotaged, cruelly, by his safari suit.


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  • Episode 9

    The Bubble Brothers

    Summary

    Liza Tarbuck still leads the pack of five comics, as Russell Howard wraps a tie round his head and Tim Vine is left bereft by a small piece of bent metal.

    Review

    It's Taskmaster: the Musical. The celebrities have to perform a scene they have written to that brief and in the process Russell Howard manages to turn himself into, by his own account, “an Aryan Tupac”. It’s one of the pleasures of this show to see people pushed out of their comfort zone and by the sound of Howard’s duet with Alice Levine, their comfort zone is far, far away.

    At other times, it’s the sheer desperation on display as a comedian attempts something pointless against the clock. On that front it’s hard to beat Tim Vine’s ill-fated attempt to fill a plastic bag with as much weight as possible. It is sabotaged, cruelly, by his safari suit.


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    Details

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    Credits

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    HostGreg Davies
    Co-hostAlex Horne
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