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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
  • 161 episodes (25 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 24 (Channel 4: Series 25), Episode 1

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows left to right: Munya Chawawa, Lee Mack
Jimmy Carr hosts the anarchic letters and numbers mash-up, with Countdown regulars Susie Dent and Rachel Riley. Jon Richardson and Harriet Kemsley take on Lee Mack and Munya Chawawa, while David O'Doherty joins Susie in Dictionary Corner.


Jon and Harriet won, 43 points to 35.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th January 2024
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Lee Mack Guest
Harriet Kemsley Guest
Munya Chawawa Guest
David O'Doherty Self
Joe Wilkinson Self (Voice)
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Matthew Crosby 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
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer


Lee Mack discovers what a fleshlight is

Jon Richardson develops the musical Cats... Does Countdown, Lee Mack learns about sex toys and Jimmy Carr is left unsettled by Lee's regrets...

Featuring: Harriet Kemsley, Lee Mack, Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson & Munya Chawawa.

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