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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.

Episode menu

Series 16 (Channel 4: Series 17), Episode 3

Sean Lock and Joe Wilkinson take on guest captain Richard Ayoade and Aisling Bea. Plus special guest Tom Allen joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the numbers.

Preview clips


Richard and Aisling won, 35 points to 22.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th January 2019
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 25th January 2019 11:05pm 4seven
Sunday 27th January 2019 10:00pm C4
Monday 28th January 2019 11:05pm 4seven
Tuesday 29th January 2019 10:00pm 4seven
Wednesday 30th January 2019 11:05pm 4seven
Thursday 31st January 2019 10:00pm 4seven
Saturday 2nd March 2019 11:10pm More4
Sunday 3rd March 2019 2:10am More4
Sunday 22nd September 2019 12:10am More4
Friday 27th March 2020 12:10am More4
Sunday 12th April 2020 9:00pm 4seven
Wednesday 27th May 2020 10:00pm C4
Friday 29th May 2020 12:10am 4seven
Friday 29th May 2020 10:00pm 4seven
Saturday 30th May 2020 11:05pm 4seven
Sunday 31st May 2020 9:00pm 4seven
Tuesday 30th June 2020 11:10pm More4
Wednesday 1st July 2020 2:15am More4
Friday 25th September 2020 1:15am More4
Sunday 17th January 2021 12:15am More4
Saturday 24th April 2021 12:20am More4
Wednesday 7th July 2021 10:00pm More4
Thursday 8th July 2021 1:10am More4
Monday 11th October 2021 10:00pm More4
Monday 14th February 2022 12:40am More4
Saturday 30th April 2022 1:15am More4
Saturday 27th August 2022 11:05pm More4
Sunday 6th November 2022 12:15am More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Aisling Bea Guest
Joe Wilkinson Guest
Richard Ayoade Guest
Tom Allen 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)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Will Thorne VT Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jordan Read Series Producer
Alex Gilman Producer
Frazer Yorke Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Rose Hanson Edit Producer
Jodie Krstic Senior Producer
Matt Hulme Edit Producer
Jamie Shemeld Editor
George Winfield Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer
Julie Smith Lighting Designer

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