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. 135 episodes (20 series), 2012 - 2021. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 13 (Channel 4: Series 14), Episode 4 is repeated on More4 tomorrow at 12:10am.

Series 19 (Channel 4: Series 20) - Highlights Special

A brand new compilation of the best bits from various recent series of the words and numbers show.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st August 2020
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Guest cast
Katherine Ryan Guest
Miles Jupp Guest
Aisling Bea Guest
Kathy Burke Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
David Mitchell Guest
Johnny Vegas Guest
Sara Pascoe Guest
Joe Wilkinson Guest
Joe Lycett Guest
Richard Ayoade Guest
Phil Wang Guest
James Acaster Guest
Alan Carr Guest
Jessica Knappett Guest
Harriet Kemsley Guest
Lou Sanders Guest
David O'Doherty Self
Alex Horne Self
Joe Auckland (as The Horne Section) Self
Will Collier (as The Horne Section) Self
Ben Reynolds (as The Horne Section) Self
Tom Allen Self
John Cooper Clarke (as Dr John Cooper Clarke) Self
Spencer Jones Self
Ellie White (as Mum's The Word) Self
Natasia Demetriou (as Mum's The Word) Self
Ed Sheldrake (as The Horne Section) Self
Pedro (as The Horne Section) Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Gary Delaney 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)
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)
Michael Stranney Writer (Additional Material)
Henry Paker Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Boden Writer (Additional Material)
Lloyd Langford Writer (Additional Material)
Mark Olver Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jordan Read Series Producer
Alex Gilman Producer
Matt Hulme Producer
Frazer Yorke Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer

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