Stand up Jack Dee and Babatunde Aleshe who has appeared on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here will take part in the latest series of Taskmaster.

The comedy gameshow airs on Channel 4 and sees five celebrities compete in a series of bizarre challenges.

The show, presented by the Tastmaster Greg Davies, was originally created by comedian and musician Alex Horne as a live show for the 2010 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Lead Balloon star Dee and Aleshe who appears on Celebrity Gogglebox alongside his friend Mo Gilligan will compete against podcaster Andy Zaltzman, Starstruck actress Emma Sidi and Trip Hazard star Rosie Jones for the 18th series of the show.

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Horne takes on the role of an assistant in the show to The Inbetweeners actor Davies.

In the past, Horne has seen Ed Gamble, Kerry Godliman, Liza Tarbuck, Lou Sanders and Richard Herring crowned champions.

It first aired on UKTV’s Dave in 2015 before moving to Channel 4 in 2019 and the format has been sold around the world.

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Taskmaster fans can look forward to Taskmaster: The Live Experience after it was recently confirmed that it will launch in September at Dock X in London’s Canada Water.

The experience will give fans the chance to step into the shoes of their favourite comedians and enter the famous Taskmaster House, featuring the lab, living room, shed and other recognisable locations.

This summer will also see the launch of the new Taskmaster VR Game, released on Meta Quest and SteamVR.