8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Susie Dent, Jimmy Carr, Rachel Riley.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Channel 4 panel show based on the words and numbers game. 125 episodes (18 series), 2012 - 2020. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Series 17, Episode 5 is repeated on More4 today at 10pm.

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 & 17-18)
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 & 15-18)
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 & 15-18)
Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material) (Series 6 & 8-13 & 15-18)
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 & 16-18)
Neil Webster Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1-3 & 6)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material) (Series 2-18)
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 15-18)
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 & 9-18)
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 16-18)
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)
Tom Baker Producer (Series 18)
Roberta Grady Producer (Series 18)
Gareth Roy Producer (Series 18)
Chloe Sibthorp Producer (Series 18)
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer (Series 1-14)
Richard Cohen Executive Producer (Series 13-18)
Damon Tai Editor (Series 1-6 & 8-11 & 16-17)
Dan Evans Editor (Series 1)
Jamie Shemeld Editor (Series 1-17)
Tim Ellison Editor (Series 1-14 & 16-18)
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 10-18)
Pascal Emmenegger Editor (Series 17-18)
Edward Gibbs Editor (Series 18)
Nick King Production Designer (Series 1-12)
Rudi Thackray Production Designer (Series 13-18)
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer
John Pohlhammer Announcer (Series 2-18)

For guest cast and crew see our episode guides

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