Taskmaster Confirms Contestants for Series 18

The Lineup for Taskmaster Series 18

Andy Zaltzman, Babatunde Aléshé, Emma Sidi, Jack Dee, and Rosie Jones Join the Line-Up

The popular comedy panel game show Taskmaster has revealed the contestants for its upcoming eighteenth series, which is set to air on Channel 4 later this year.

The five contestants, a mix of comedians and celebrities, include:

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Andy Zaltzman—Comedian, host of The Bugle Podcast, and cricket statistician.

Babatunde Aléshé—Comedian, actor, and podcaster known for Celebrity Gogglebox.

Emma Sidi—Actor, comedian, and writer known for Starstruck on BBC Three/HBO Max.

Jack Dee—Legendary stand-up and writer, a regular on BBC Radio 4’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue.

Rosie Jones—Stand-up, presenter, actor, and author, who has appeared on Trip Hazard on Channel 4.

Taskmaster, created by comedian and musician Alex Horne, challenges its contestants with a series of outlandish tasks, judged by the titular “Taskmaster,” Greg Davies. The show has become a hit with audiences, spawning multiple international versions and spin-offs.

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Series 18 was filmed from 13-21 May 2024, and will likely be broadcast in Autumn 2024.

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