8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Susie Dent, Jimmy Carr, Rachel Riley.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Channel 4 panel show based on the words and numbers game. 133 episodes (20 series), 2012 - 2021. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

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Sean Lock and Freddie Flintoff take on special guest captain Bill Bailey with Roisin Conaty. Susie Dent is joined by Rob Beckett in Dictionary Corner.


Sean and Freddie won, 48 points to 44.

Broadcast details

Friday 31st July 2015
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Guest cast
Roisin Conaty Guest
Andrew Flintoff (as Freddie Flintoff) Guest
Bill Bailey Guest
Rob Beckett Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Adam Copeland Series Producer
Alex Gilman Producer
Emily Howe Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
John Pohlhammer Announcer

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