8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Jimmy Carr. Copyright: Zeppotron
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 20 (Channel 4: Series 21), Episode 2

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Paul Foot, Sean Lock
Sean Lock and Paul Foot play against Jon Richardson and Angela Barnes while John Cooper Clarke joins Susie in Dictionary Corner.


Sean and Paul won, 55 points to 40.

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st January 2021
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 22nd January 2021 11:05pm 4seven
Saturday 23rd January 2021 10:00pm 4seven
Sunday 24th January 2021 10:05pm C4
Wednesday 27th January 2021 10:00pm 4seven
Friday 23rd April 2021 10:00pm C4
Sunday 25th April 2021 2:20am 4seven
Sunday 25th April 2021 10:00pm 4seven
Friday 30th April 2021 2:20am 4seven
Tuesday 20th July 2021 10:00pm More4
Wednesday 21st July 2021 1:10am More4
Saturday 6th November 2021 11:10pm More4
Friday 8th April 2022 11:05pm C4
Sunday 10th April 2022 2:30am 4seven
Saturday 28th May 2022 1:10am More4
Saturday 24th September 2022 1:15am More4
Tuesday 22nd November 2022 12:30am More4
Friday 10th February 2023 1:10am More4
Friday 21st April 2023 1:10am More4
Sunday 23rd July 2023 12:10am More4
Saturday 28th October 2023 12:10am More4
Saturday 23rd March 2024 11:05pm More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Paul Foot Guest
Angela Barnes Guest
John Cooper Clarke (as Dr John Cooper Clarke) 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)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Karl Minns Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Jodie Krstic Series Producer
Gareth Roy Producer
Chloe Sibthorp Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Alex Gilman Senior Producer
Mark Boutros Edit Producer
George Winfield Editor
Edward Gibbs Editor
Cas Casey Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Roger Williams (as Roger Toakley-Williams) Lighting Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer

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