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Taskmaster Greg Davies says one S10 contestant “infuriated” him

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Taskmaster host Greg Davies has revealed that one contestant in the new series “infuriated” him with their choice of objects to bring in as part of the Prize Task.

Each episode begins with the Prize Task, which sees each contestant bring in a prize following a particular theme, such as their trendiest item of clothing. At the end of the episode, that episode’s winner receives all the other contestants’ prize objects.

It’s a fan-favourite segment but Davies exclusively told Digital Spy that one of the contestants taking part in series 10 – which begins tonight (October 15) – annoyed him with their lack of effort.

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“I don’t want to do a spoiler alert, but there’s one person in this upcoming series, who clearly, for every prize task, as they were leaving the house, just grabbed anything they could see,” he said.

“And it infuriated me. Week by week, it infuriated me that they’d just gone, ‘Oh, I’ll just take that.'”

The taskmaster didn’t hint at which contestant was the target of his ire so you might need to keep an eye out.

Umpire – and the show’s creator – Alex Horne added that he is “always surprised by how badly some of them do, because you think: that’s the one bit that you can prepare for.”

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The pair also discussed how the round has changed over the years, with different contestants having very different ideas for the types of objects they’d like to offer up as prizes.

“Over the years it’s changed quite a bit,” Horne said. “Because in the first series, Romesh (Ranganathan) gave away his wedding ring and his car. Whereas now, some people treat it as a way of offloading fridges that don’t work, and getting rid of stuff they don’t want around the house.

“Someone like Tim Vine (who took part in series six) would have made every single object, and would have taken pains to do so. So, yeah, it’s different every single series. But Romesh probably sacrificed the most.”

Horne also told Digital Spy that the show would never retread familiar ground but said that the new series does contain “a nod” to a previous task.

Series 10 will feature a new line-up of five comic contestants trying their best to impress the Taskmaster, with Celebrity Gogglebox favourite Daisy May Cooper, comedian Johnny Vegas, The IT Crowd‘s Katherine Parkinson, Two Weeks to Live‘s Mawaan Rizwan and comedian and podcaster Richard Herring all taking part.

Taskmaster series 10 airs on Thursday nights at 9pm on Channel 4.


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