8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lock, Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson. Copyright: Zeppotron.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Channel 4 panel show based on the words and numbers game. 118 episodes (17 series), 2012 - 2019. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 14, Episode 4 is repeated on 4seven tomorrow at 2:20am.
Recording at Dock 10 (MediaCityUK). Tickets

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Joe Wilkinson Self (Series 1-5 & 9 & 15 & 17)
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Gary Delaney Writer (Additional Material) (Series 2-6 & 13-15)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Matt Forde Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1-2 & 4-5)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1-13 & 15-17)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1-5 & 7-8)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1-14 & 16-17)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1-13 & 15-17)
Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material) (Series 6 & 8-13 & 15-17)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material) (Series 6)
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1-10 & 15-17)
Mark Kotting Writer (Additional Material) (Series 2)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1-10 & 16-17)
Neil Webster Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1-3 & 6)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material) (Series 2-17)
John Robins Writer (Additional Material) (Series 5 & 8-10)
Andrew Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material) (Series 6 & 9-10 & 13-16)
Steve Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material) (Series 6 & 9-10 & 13-16)
Tim Inman (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material) (Series 6 & 9-10 & 13-16)
Tom Baker Writer (Additional Material) (Series 6-9 & 13-15)
Michael Stranney Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15-17)
Henry Paker Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15)
Charlie Skelton Script Editor (Series 1-3 & 8)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Simon Staffurth Director (Series 1)
Barbara Wiltshire Director (Series 2 & 5-7 & 9-17)
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Karen Murdoch Series Producer (Series 2-3 & 10)
Richard Cohen Series Producer (Series 1-8 & 10-12)
Rose Hanson Series Producer (Series 5-6)
Adam Copeland Series Producer (Series 6 & 9-10)
Arron Ferster Series Producer (Series 7-8)
Ben Knappett Series Producer (Series 13-14)
Jordan Read Series Producer (Series 15-16)
Jodie Krstic Series Producer (Series 16-17)
Lisa Kirk Producer (Series 1-3 & 6)
Adam Hutchinson Producer (Series 1)
Rose Hanson Producer (Series 2-5)
Stephanie McIntosh (as Steph McIntosh) Producer (Series 2-3)
Christopher Barbour Producer (Series 3-4 & 10)
Carol Baffour-Awuah Producer (Series 5-6)
Alex Gilman Producer (Series 5-10 & 15-17)
Emily Howe Producer (Series 6-8)
Mia Cross Producer (Series 6 & 8-12)
Adeel Amini Producer (Series 6-8)
Jodie Krstic Producer (Series 7-10 & 12-14)
Matt Hulme Producer (Series 8 & 10-12 & 15)
Cimran Shah Producer (Series 11-12)
Frazer Yorke Producer (Series 11-16)
Dominic Wells-Martin Producer (Series 13-14)
Hannah Duncombe Producer (Series 17)
Emily Pickthall Producer (Series 16-17)
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer (Series 1-14)
Richard Cohen Executive Producer (Series 13-17)
Damon Tai Editor (Series 1-6 & 8-11 & 16-17)
Dan Evans Editor (Series 1)
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Tim Ellison Editor (Series 1-14 & 16-17)
Mark Redfern Editor (Series 2-3 & 5-6 & 11-12 & 16-17)
Bex Murray Editor (Series 2-6 & 8-11 & 15 & 15-16)
Steve Andrews Editor (Series 3 & 5-6 & 9-10 & 12-17)
Chris Clark Editor (Series 7-9 & 12-13)
George Winfield Editor (Series 10-17)
Nick King Production Designer (Series 1-12)
Rudi Thackray Production Designer (Series 13-17)
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer
John Pohlhammer Announcer (Series 2-17)

For guest cast and crew see our episode guides

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