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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

  • TV panel show
  • Channel 4
  • 2012 - 2024
  • 157 episodes (24 series)

The 8 Out Of 10 Cats regulars play the famous words and numbers quiz with the help of guests. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Rachel Riley and more.

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Series 12 (Channel 4: Series 13), Episode 5

In this episode, Jon Richardson and Jonathan Ross take on guest captain Lee Mack and Victoria Coren Mitchell, with Jessie Cave in alongside Susie Dent. Rachel Riley looks after the letters and numbers.

Preview clips


Lee and Victoria won, 52 points to 47.

This episode was originally billed to be shown at 10pm but was moved forward to 9pm when Host The Week was cancelled.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th June 2017
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 7th July 2017 2:45am 4seven
Sunday 16th July 2017 10:35pm C4
Wednesday 19th July 2017 12:05am 4seven
Friday 21st July 2017 9:00pm 4seven
Saturday 22nd July 2017 9:00pm 4seven
Thursday 3rd August 2017 12:10am More4
Thursday 21st September 2017 11:20pm More4
Monday 5th February 2018 12:10am More4
Sunday 15th April 2018 11:00pm C4
Monday 16th April 2018 10:00pm 4seven
Tuesday 17th April 2018 11:05pm 4seven
Thursday 19th April 2018 11:05pm 4seven
Saturday 21st April 2018 1:10am 4seven
Sunday 13th May 2018 12:15am More4
Monday 9th July 2018 11:10pm More4
Saturday 22nd September 2018 11:10pm More4
Wednesday 5th December 2018 11:10pm More4
Thursday 6th December 2018 2:10am More4
Sunday 25th August 2019 1:10am More4
Tuesday 18th February 2020 12:10am More4
Thursday 4th June 2020 10:10pm More4
Sunday 6th December 2020 12:15am More4
Wednesday 7th April 2021 12:10am More4
Sunday 20th June 2021 12:10am More4
Tuesday 21st September 2021 12:15am More4
Wednesday 15th December 2021 12:15am More4
Thursday 14th April 2022 12:10am More4
Monday 25th July 2022 12:10am More4
Sunday 23rd October 2022 12:15am More4
Saturday 14th January 2023 12:10am More4
Saturday 1st April 2023 12:15am More4
Thursday 8th June 2023 1:10am More4
Saturday 25th May 2024 12:10am More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Lee Mack Guest
Jonathan Ross Guest
Victoria Coren Mitchell Guest
Jessie Cave 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
Rose Hanson Edit Producer
Karen Murdoch Edit Producer
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Steve Andrews Editor
George Winfield Editor
Nick King Production Designer
Roger Williams Lighting Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer

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