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

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Series 12 (Channel 4: Series 13), Episode 4 is repeated on More4 today at 11:10pm.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Susie Dent, David O'Doherty.

Christmas Special

Jimmy Carr hosts a festive-themed edition of the words and numbers game, with Rachel Riley and Susie Dent. Jon Richardson and Sarah Millican face off against Sean Lock and David Mitchell. David O'Doherty joins Susie in Dictionary Corner.

Notes

Sean and David won, 46 points to 21.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 21st December 2020
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Joe Wilkinson Self
Guest cast
Sarah Millican Guest
David Mitchell Guest
David O'Doherty 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)
Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
David Earl 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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