8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lock, Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson. Copyright: Zeppotron.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Channel 4 panel show based on the words and numbers game. 118 episodes (17 series), 2012 - 2019. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 17, Episode 4 is repeated on 4seven tomorrow at 11:05pm.

Series 8, Episode 1

Sean Lock and Vic Reeves go up against Jon Richardson and Aisling Bea. David O'Doherty joins Countdown's resident lexicographer Susie Dent.

Notes

Jon and Aisling won, 37 points to 29.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 25th February 2016
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
    Sean Lock Self
    Jon Richardson Self
    Rachel Riley Self
    Susie Dent Self
    Guest cast
    Aisling Bea Guest
    Vic Reeves Guest
    Vic Reeves Self
    Brian Belo Self
    Writing team
    Jimmy Carr 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)
    Tom Baker Writer (Additional Material)
    Charlie Skelton Script Editor
    Production team
    Richard Valentine Director
    Damian Eadie Series Producer
    Arron Ferster Series Producer
    Emily Howe Producer
    Adeel Amini Producer
    Jodie Krstic Producer
    Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
    Richard Osman Executive Producer
    Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
    Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
    Alex Gilman Edit Producer
    Tim Ellison Editor
    Chris Clark Editor
    Alan Hawkshaw Composer
    Mat Osman Composer
    John Pohlhammer Announcer
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