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

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Channel 4 panel show based on the words and numbers game. 118 episodes (17 series), 2012 - 2019. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 6, Episode 7 is repeated on More4 on Tuesday at 11:05pm.

2013 Specials, Episode 3

Jon Richardson and actor Stephen Mangan take on Lee Mack and Pointless boffin Richard Osman.

Further details

Jimmy Carr hosts the famous words and numbers quiz as 8 Out Of 10 Cats team captain Jon Richardson alongside actor Stephen Mangan take on Lee Mack and Pointless boffin Richard Osman.

Henning Wehn is in Dictionary Corner along with Countdown regular Susie Dent. Meanwhile, Rachel Riley provides the letters and numbers with a little help from comedian Joe Wilkinson.

Broadcast details

Friday 19th April 2013
Channel 4
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
    Jon Richardson Self
    Rachel Riley Self
    Susie Dent Self
    Joe Wilkinson Self
    Guest cast
    Lee Mack Guest
    Stephen Mangan Guest
    Richard Osman Guest
    Henning Wehn Self
    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)
    Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
    Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
    Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
    Mark Kotting Writer (Additional Material)
    Charlie Skelton Script Editor
    Production team
    Simon Staffurth Director
    Damian Eadie Series Producer
    Richard Cohen Series Producer
    Lisa Kirk Producer
    Adam Hutchinson Producer
    Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
    Richard Osman Executive Producer
    Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
    Dan Evans Editor
    Jamie Shemeld Editor
    Josh Kershaw Editor
    Steve Dix Editor
    Nick King Production Designer
    Alan Hawkshaw Composer
    Mat Osman Composer

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