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

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Katherine Ryan, Joe Lycett.

Series 20 (Channel 4: Series 21), Episode 1

Katherine Ryan and Joe Lycett take on Johnny Vegas and Sean Lock in the words-and-numbers game, while would-be novelist Christopher Bliss joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner. Hosted by Jimmy Carr with Rachel Riley looking after the numbers and letters.

Notes

Katherine and Joe won, 42 points to 33.

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on All 4

Date
Thursday 14th January 2021
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Repeats

  1. Tuesday 26th January 2021 at 3:45am on 4seven

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Sean Lock Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Guest cast
Katherine Ryan Guest
Johnny Vegas Guest
Joe Lycett Guest
Rob Carter (as Christopher Bliss) Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Geoff Norcott Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jodie Krstic Series Producer
Alex Gilman Producer
Hannah Duncombe Producer
Emily Pickthall Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
John Pohlhammer Announcer
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