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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 4 (Channel 4: Series 5), Episode 1

Jimmy, Sean and Jon are joined by celebrity guests David Mitchell and Roisin Conaty. Phill Jupitus is in with Susie Dent, while Joe Wilkinson 'helps' Rachel Riley provide the letters and numbers.


Jon and David won, 34 points to 27.

Broadcast details

Friday 5th September 2014
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 6th September 2014 10:00pm 4seven
Wednesday 10th September 2014 1:05am 4seven
Monday 16th March 2015 10:30pm C4
Saturday 21st March 2015 11:05pm 4seven
Sunday 22nd March 2015 10:00pm 4seven
Wednesday 19th August 2015 10:00pm More4
Thursday 20th August 2015 2:10am More4
Thursday 22nd October 2015 12:10am More4
Wednesday 30th March 2016 10:00pm More4
Friday 27th May 2016 11:15pm More4
Thursday 11th August 2016 11:05pm More4
Friday 12th August 2016 2:15am More4
Wednesday 9th November 2016 10:00pm More4
Thursday 2nd March 2017 11:45pm More4
Thursday 7th June 2018 11:05pm More4
Tuesday 31st July 2018 11:05pm More4
Sunday 28th October 2018 12:15am More4
Friday 18th January 2019 12:25am More4
Thursday 21st March 2019 12:10am More4
Thursday 17th October 2019 12:10am More4
Tuesday 5th November 2019 11:00pm More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Joe Wilkinson Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Roisin Conaty Guest
David Mitchell Guest
Phill Jupitus Self
Dennis Taylor Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Gary Delaney Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Richard Cohen Series Producer
Rose Hanson Producer
Christopher Barbour Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Tim Ellison Editor
Bex Murray Editor
Nick King Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer

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