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 23 (Channel 4: Series 24), Episode 1

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows left to right: Roisin Conaty, Ahir Shah
Jimmy Carr hosts the game show mash-up, as Jonathan Ross and Joe Wilkinson take on Roisin Conaty and Ahir Shah. Catherine Cohen joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon looks after the numbers and letters.


Jonathan and Joe won, 51 points to 41.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th January 2023
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 7th January 2023 9:00pm 4seven
Monday 9th January 2023 10:00pm 4seven
Monday 16th January 2023 10:00pm C4
Thursday 28th September 2023 10:00pm C4
Friday 29th September 2023 1:55am 4seven
Saturday 30th September 2023 3:45am 4seven
Sunday 1st October 2023 1:10am 4seven
Monday 2nd October 2023 3:30am 4seven
Wednesday 4th October 2023 3:05am 4seven
Sunday 28th April 2024 11:00pm E4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Roisin Conaty Team Captain
Jonathan Ross Team Captain
Joe Wilkinson Guest
Ahir Shah Guest
Anne-Marie Imafidon (as Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon) Self
Catherine Cohen Self
Rachel Riley Self (Voice)
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)
Tim Inman (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)
Michael Stranney Writer (Additional Material)
Siobhan Conaty Writer (Additional Material)
Jez Stevenson Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine 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
Nick Dixon Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Roger Williams Lighting Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer
Frazer Hadfield Pianist


Ridiculous outfits

Joe Wilkinson shows off some incredible outfit designs before he and Ahir Shah take part in the bonus vibrator round.

Featuring: Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton (Fabio), Ahir Shah & Joe Wilkinson.

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