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. 129 episodes (19 series), 2012 - 2020. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Returns Monday 21st December at 9pm. Episode Guide
Series 12 (Channel 4: Series 13), Episode 5 is repeated on More4 tomorrow at 12:15am.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Rachel Riley.

Series 13 (Channel 4: Series 14) - Christmas Special

Jimmy Carr hosts a special Christmas edition packed with comic conundrums, festive surprises and laughs aplenty. Jon Richardson and Catherine Tate team up against Sean Lock and Joe Wilkinson. Joe Lycett joins Countdown's resident lexicographer Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, and maths whizz Rachel Riley is in charge of the numbers.

Notes

Jon and Catherine won, 41 points to 30.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 29th December 2017
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Guest cast
Joe Wilkinson Guest
Catherine Tate Guest
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)
Tim Inman (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)

Video

Joe Lycett's hilarious personal engraving story

Joe Lycett has a hilarious story about some personal engravings he wanted!

Featuring: Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Rachel Riley, Susie Dent, Joe Wilkinson, Catherine Tate.

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