ALEX Horne is a well-recognized face on comedy present Taskmaster, alongside comic Greg Davies.
He’s the creator of the comedy panel present which started on the Edinburgh Competition in 2010.
Alex Horne created and stars in authentic Dave collection TaskmasterCredit score: Handout
Who’s Alex Horne and the way tall is he?
Alex is a comic and author also called Little Alex Horne.
He bought his nickname – regardless of standing at 6ft 2 inches – from fellow comic and the Taskmaster himself, Greg Davies.
Alex created Taskmaster for the Edinburgh Competition in 2010 and introduced it to TV channel Dave in 2015.
He’s additionally the host of The Horne Part, a reside selection music present that has additionally aired on Dave and BBC Radio 4.
Alex, born September 10, 1978, is married to Rachel and the pair have three youngsters – Thomas, Barnaby and Dara.
Alex Horne, proper, in his function as Greg Davies’ assistant on Dave channel’s TaskmasterCredit score: UKTV Gold
How does Taskmaster work and why is not Alex the Taskmaster?
Alex has all the time stated that he did not need to be the Taskmaster – regardless of creating the present.
As an alternative, Alex is the put-upon assistant to the true Taskmaster, Greg Davies, beginning every present with “banter”, holding the scores and introducing footage of the contestants.
Every collection sees 5 comedians competing to finish foolish duties, akin to portray a horse whereas driving a horse or discovering out information from a Swede, who can solely communicate in Swedish.
The comedians all take part individually – besides throughout workforce duties – with their “achievements” solely being unveiled on the present.
They have no idea how one another has fared.
After the challenges have been proven it’s as much as the Taskmaster to allocate factors – and he may be ruthless.
The winner of every episode will get to take dwelling the objects the contestants herald from dwelling for the prize process, which is ready by the Taskmaster and has included bringing within the shiniest factor, bluest factor or most prized possession.
The ultimate process is a reside one in entrance of the studio viewers and the Taskmaster, and has included things like becoming a onesie in a tent and a recreation of conceal a grape in your hand or mouth.
Alex is married to newsreader reader Rachel Horne
Who’s Alex Horne’s spouse?
Alex is married to Rachel Horne, a Northern Irish newsreader and journalist.
The 41-year-old introduced the BBC’s youngsters’s information programme Newsround from 2002 till 2006.
On the age of 18 she taught English in Vietnam.