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 12, Episode 1 is repeated on More4 today at 11pm.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Jon Richardson, David Mitchell.

Series 15 - Christmas Special

Sean Lock and Kathy Burke team up against Jon Richardson and David Mitchell. James Acaster joins Countdown's resident lexicographer Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley and comedian Joe Wilkinson are in charge of the numbers.

Notes

Jon and David won, 45 points to 32.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 23rd December 2018
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
Joe Wilkinson Self
Guest cast
Kathy Burke Guest
David Mitchell Guest
James Acaster Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Mark Olver Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jordan Read Series Producer
Frazer Yorke Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Jamie Shemeld Editor
George Winfield Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer
John Pohlhammer Announcer

Video

Did Joe Wilkinson get a boob job?

Sean Lock shares who he would like to spend Christmas with, James Acaster talks about his favourite present, and Joe Wilkinson reveals his brand new figure...

Featuring: Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Rachel Riley, Susie Dent, Joe Wilkinson, Kathy Burke, David Mitchell, James Acaster.

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