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. 135 episodes (20 series), 2012 - 2021. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 20 (Channel 4: Series 21), Episode 1 is repeated today at 10pm.

Series 12 (Channel 4: Series 13), Episode 1

It's Jon Richardson and James Acaster versus Lee Mack and Sarah Millican, with John Cooper Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Notes

Jon and James won, 49 points to 36.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 24th April 2017
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Guest cast
Lee Mack Guest
Sarah Millican Guest
James Acaster Guest
John Cooper Clarke (as Dr John Cooper Clarke) Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Richard Cohen Series Producer
Mia Cross Producer
Cimran Shah Producer
Frazer Yorke Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
John Pohlhammer Announcer

Video

A naked man appears

Jimmy Carr has an elaborate joke involving a very naked body double.

Featuring: Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson, Rachel Riley, Susie Dent, Lee Mack, Sarah Millican, James Acaster.

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