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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

Christmas Special

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Jimmy Carr hosts an edition packed with festive surprises. Countdown regulars Susie Dent and Rachel Riley are on hand to help maintain order as Jon Richardson and Sarah Millican take on Lee Mack and Jason Manford. They are joined by guests Nick Mohammed and Joe Wilkinson.


Lee and Jason won, 59 points to 22.

This episode is dedicated "in loving memory of comedy legend Sean Lock" (1963 - 2021).

Broadcast details

Friday 24th December 2021
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 27th December 2021 10:00pm C4
Tuesday 28th December 2021 9:00pm 4seven
Friday 31st December 2021 2:15am 4seven
Sunday 2nd January 2022 11:05pm 4seven
Friday 2nd December 2022 1:10am More4
Tuesday 20th December 2022 10:00pm C4
Wednesday 21st December 2022 9:00pm 4seven
Saturday 24th December 2022 12:10am More4
Friday 30th December 2022 12:05am More4
Saturday 2nd December 2023 12:10am C4
Saturday 2nd December 2023 10:00pm 4seven
Sunday 3rd December 2023 12:10am More4
Sunday 3rd December 2023 10:30pm 4seven
Tuesday 5th December 2023 11:05pm 4seven
Thursday 7th December 2023 3:50am 4seven
Tuesday 26th December 2023 2:45am More4
Sunday 14th January 2024 12:10am More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Joe Wilkinson Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Lee Mack Guest
Jason Manford Guest
Sarah Millican Guest
Nick Mohammed Mr Swallow
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Gary Delaney Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
Neil Webster Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jodie Krstic Series Producer
Hannah Duncombe Producer
Tom Baker Producer
Leo Gallagher Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Karen Murdoch Edit Producer
Lauren Wilkinson Line Producer
Michael Stranney Edit Producer
George Winfield Editor
Cas Casey Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer
Julia Smith Lighting Designer

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