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.

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Series 13 - 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.


Jon and Catherine won, 41 points to 30.

Broadcast details

Friday 29th December 2017
Channel 4
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)


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