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 22 (Channel 4: Series 23), Episode 1

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Jon Richardson, Lucy Beaumont. Copyright: Zeppotron
Jimmy Carr hosts with Countdown regulars Rachel Riley and Susie Dent. Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont take on Richard Ayoade and Joe Wilkinson. Finlay Christie is in Dictionary Corner.


The teams drew, 28 points each.

Broadcast details

Friday 29th July 2022
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 30th July 2022 2:15am 4seven
Sunday 31st July 2022 1:15am 4seven
Monday 1st August 2022 9:00pm 4seven
Wednesday 3rd August 2022 2:20am 4seven
Wednesday 3rd August 2022 11:10pm C4
Sunday 7th August 2022 2:20am 4seven
Wednesday 10th August 2022 3:25am 4seven
Friday 10th March 2023 11:05pm C4
Monday 13th March 2023 3:50am 4seven
Wednesday 15th March 2023 3:15am 4seven
Thursday 14th September 2023 10:00pm C4
Friday 15th September 2023 1:10am 4seven
Saturday 16th September 2023 1:45am 4seven
Monday 18th September 2023 12:10am 4seven
Tuesday 19th September 2023 11:00pm 4seven
Sunday 24th March 2024 11:40pm E4


Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Joe Wilkinson Guest
Richard Ayoade Guest
Lucy Beaumont Guest
Finlay Christie Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Michael Stranney Writer (Additional Material)
Siobhan Conaty Writer (Additional Material)
Matthew Crosby (as Matt Crosby) Writer (Additional Material)
Josh Pugh Writer (Additional Material)
Katie Storey Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Simon Staffurth Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jodie Krstic Series Producer
Leo Gallagher Producer
Tom Taylor Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Lauren Wilkinson Line Producer
Tom Baker Senior Producer
George Winfield Editor
Edward Gibbs Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Roger Williams Lighting Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer

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