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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

Series 23 (Channel 4: Series 24) - Best Bits

Jimmy Carr, Susie Dent and Rachel Riley host a compilation of best bits from the anarchic letters and numbers game, featuring Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Harry Hill, Bob Mortimer, Katherine Ryan, Joe Lycett, Rose Matafeo, Richard Ayoade, Chris McCausland, Miles Jupp, Lucy Beaumont, Alex Horne and Joe Wilkinson among others.


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

Broadcast details

Friday 18th August 2023
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 19th August 2023 1:15am 4seven
Saturday 19th August 2023 10:00pm 4seven
Sunday 20th August 2023 9:00pm 4seven
Tuesday 22nd August 2023 10:00pm 4seven
Thursday 5th October 2023 10:00pm C4
Saturday 7th October 2023 2:45am 4seven

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Katherine Ryan Guest
Bob Mortimer Guest
Paul Foot Guest
Joe Wilkinson Guest
Joe Lycett Guest
Richard Ayoade Guest
Nick Mohammed Mr Swallow
Harriet Kemsley Guest
Rose Matafeo Guest
Tom Allen Guest
Lucy Beaumont Guest
Harry Hill Guest
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Guest
Chris McCausland Guest
Kerry Godliman Guest
Rosie Jones Guest
Alex Horne Self
Joe Auckland (as The Horne Section) Self
Will Collier (as The Horne Section) Self
Ben Reynolds (as The Horne Section) Self
Rob Madin (as The Brett Domino Trio) Self
Steven Anderson (as The Brett Domino Trio) Self
Mark Brown (as The Horne Section) Self
Joe Stilgoe (as The Horne Section) Self
Ed Sheldrake (as The Horne Section) 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)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Michael Stranney Writer (Additional Material)
David Earl Writer (Additional Material)
Matt Hulme (as Matthew Hulme) Writer (Additional Material)
Karl Minns Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jodie Krstic Series Producer
Roberta Grady Producer
Gareth Roy Producer
Chloe Sibthorp Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Alex Gilman Senior Producer
Karen Murdoch Senior Edit Producer
George Winfield Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Roger Williams (as Roger Toakley-Williams) Lighting Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer

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