Ed Gamble

BBC Two’s Great British Menu to return with new judges

Chefs Tom Kerridge and Nisha Katona, and comedian Ed Gamble will join host Andi Oliver in the 17th series.

Celebrated chef Kerridge is no stranger to the series, having participated as a chef in 2010 and 2011 and winning the main course round both years, and returning in 2012 as a mentor and guide.

Kerridge said: “I’ve been involved with the show in some respect now for 12/13 years and I know how much it means, not just to the chefs that compete, but also the British food scene in general.

Ear Candy: Taskmaster The Podcast

Or ,“That will never work!” – before debating with your household exactly how you’d catapult a shoe into a bath using a home-made contraption.

Taskmaster has returned to our screens on its new home, Channel 4, bringing some much-needed joy to Thursday evenings, with a new companion, Taskmaster: The Podcast.

Hosted by series nine Taskmaster champion Ed Gamble, the weekly podcast welcomes past and present contestants to unpack the most recent programme and relive some iconic Taskmaster moments.

Dave announces air date for Taskmaster series 9

Katy Wix, David Baddiel, Greg Davies, Jo Brand, Rose Matafeo, Alex Horne and Ed Gamble (Credit: UKTV/Dave)

Greg Davies and Alex Horne will return to their golden thrones as they continue to test the competency of famous faces with an array of complex and comedic tasks.

This series will see comedians Jo Brand, David Baddiel, Ed Gamble, Rose Matafeo and actor Katy Wix battle it out for the title of Taskmaster champion.