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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lock, Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Channel 4 panel show based on the words and numbers game. 96 episodes (14 series), 2012 - 2018. Stars Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Joe Wilkinson and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 11, Episode 6 is repeated on 4seven on Saturday at 1:20am.
Recording at BBC MediaCityUK. Tickets

Series 2, Episode 6

Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock and Jon Richardson are joined by Kevin Bridges and James Corden. Peter Serafinowicz is in the Countdown Corner.


Jon and Kevin won, 45 points to 39.

Broadcast details

Friday 28th February 2014
Channel 4
60 minutes


  1. Saturday 1st March 2014 at 12:05am on 4seven
  2. Saturday 1st March 2014 at 10:00pm on 4seven
  3. Sunday 2nd March 2014 at 11:55pm on 4seven
  4. Friday 7th March 2014 at 1:05am on 4seven
  5. Wednesday 16th July 2014 at 10:30pm on C4
  6. Wednesday 19th November 2014 at 10:00pm on More4 (50 minute version)
  7. Thursday 20th November 2014 at 12:30am on More4 (50 minute version)
  8. Saturday 20th December 2014 at 9:00pm on More4
  9. Sunday 21st December 2014 at 1:15am on More4
  10. Tuesday 24th March 2015 at 11:10pm on More4
  11. Saturday 9th May 2015 at 9:00pm on More4
  12. Sunday 10th May 2015 at 1:00am on More4
  13. Wednesday 14th October 2015 at 10:00pm on More4
  14. Thursday 15th October 2015 at 1:15am on More4
  15. Wednesday 10th February 2016 at 10:00pm on More4
  16. Thursday 11th February 2016 at 2:15am on More4
  17. Sunday 28th February 2016 at 10:00pm on More4
  18. Friday 25th March 2016 at 11:10pm on More4
  19. Friday 29th July 2016 at 11:15pm on More4
  20. Sunday 30th October 2016 at 12:10am on More4
  21. Monday 27th February 2017 at 12:15am on More4
  22. Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 11:05pm on More4
  23. Wednesday 16th August 2017 at 11:05pm on More4
  24. Sunday 8th October 2017 at 12:10am on More4
  25. Wednesday 14th March 2018 at 12:10am on More4
  26. Wednesday 14th March 2018 at 11:05pm on More4

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Joe Wilkinson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Guest cast
Kevin Bridges Guest
James Corden Guest
Peter Serafinowicz Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
Mark Kotting Writer (Additional Material)
Neil Webster Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Script Editor
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Karen Murdoch Series Producer
Stephanie McIntosh (as Steph McIntosh) Producer
Kate Staples Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Tim Ellison Editor
Mark Redfern Editor
Bex Murray Editor
Nick King Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer
John Pohlhammer Announcer

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