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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

2012 Specials, Episode 1 - 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

As part of Channel 4's special 'mash-up' evening, Jimmy Carr hosts the long-running quiz show while Sean Lock and Jon Richardson compete. Will the team get beaten by the fiendish Countdown conundrum?


In this first match, Jon beat Sean by 45 points to 21.

Broadcast details

Monday 2nd January 2012
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 25th January 2012 10:00pm C4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Joe Wilkinson Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Gary Delaney Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Matt Forde Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Script Editor
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Karen Murdoch Series Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Producer
Nick King Editor
Ben Heather Editor
Nick King Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer

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