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Vintage Taskmaster
« on: May 16, 2019, 06:49:59 AM »
Who would have been on Taskmaster if it had been on in days gone by? Imagine...

TASKMASTER 2005 (BBC3)
Richard Blackwood
Justin Lee Collins
Rhona Cameron
David Walliams
Chris Moyles
(Actually, doesn't sound great does it?)

OR

TASKMASTER 1990 (C4)
Rob Newman
Sean Hughes
Clive Anderson
Josie Lawrence
Griff Rhys Jones

or

TASKMASTER 1970 (BBC2)
Marty Feldman
Kenneth Williams...well, you get the idea.

Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2019, 07:48:32 AM »
TASKMASTER 1990 (C4)
Rob Newman
Sean Hughes
Clive Anderson
Josie Lawrence
Griff Rhys Jones

That would have been great!

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Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2019, 09:59:25 AM »
TASKMASTER 1740

Lawrence Sterne
Jonathan Swift
Henry Fielding
Voltaire
Tobias Smollett

Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2019, 09:59:58 AM »
TASKMASTER 1980:

Ray Allen and Lord Charles.
Frank Sidebottom.
Una Stubbs.
The Honey Monster.
Grandpa Flump.
A Dalek.

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Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2019, 10:06:59 AM »
TASKMASTER 1988

Phil Cool
Michael Barrymore
Jo Brand
Bobby Davro
Lenny Henry
Roy Kinnear (if filming took place earlier in the year)


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« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2019, 01:28:00 PM »
TASKMASTER 1961

Bill Kerr
Harry Secombe
Miles Malleson
Rita Webb
Richard Wattis

Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2019, 01:36:29 PM »
Taskmaster 1986

Tarby
Brucie
Parky
Lynchy
Tommy O'Connory

Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2019, 01:43:07 PM »
Just occurred to me, who would stand in for Greg and Alex in these versions?

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Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2019, 01:57:23 PM »
Just occurred to me, who would stand in for Greg and Alex in these versions?

Kit and The Widow, or Mike and Bernie Winters

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Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2019, 02:11:52 PM »
Just occurred to me, who would stand in for Greg and Alex in these versions?

In the 80's rather horrifyingly it would have been Jim Davidson and John Virgo. Or Michael Aspel and Una Stubbs.

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Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2019, 02:16:31 PM »
Morecambe and Wise as Greg and Alex would have been great.

Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2019, 02:52:25 PM »
chris evans and wiiiiil (shudder)

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« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2019, 03:37:47 PM »
TASKMASTER 1940

George Formby
Arthur Askey
"Stinker" Murdoch
Gracie Fields
Will Hay

Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2019, 04:48:10 PM »
Is that on the radio?

Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2019, 09:14:06 PM »


-blimey don't be such an erbert hancock, you ave 30 seconds to list all your bankcodes while geared up in festive clobber
-cor stone me, ordered about by the hobbledehoy. The hancock line hasn't seen the like since dear old sir algernon hancock copped one up the bracket on the fields of trafalgar &etc&etc

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Re: Vintage Taskmaster
« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2019, 03:21:34 AM »
Delighted with this thread!

I just wish it had been going in the 1970s, when you could have had Viv Stanshall, Keith Moon, Peter Cook, Graham Chapman and Rita Webb.

TASKMASTER 1894

Harry Champion
Oscar Wilde
Vesta Tilley
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