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8 Out Of 10 Cats. Image shows from L to R: Rob Beckett, Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan. Copyright: Zeppotron
8 Out Of 10 Cats

8 Out Of 10 Cats

  • TV panel show
  • E4 / Channel 4 / More4
  • 2005 - 2021
  • 205 episodes (22 series)

Topical Channel 4 comedy panel show hosted by Jimmy Carr. The questions are based on survey results and statistics. Also features Rob Beckett, Katherine Ryan, Aisling Bea, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and more.


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2015 Specials - Christmas Special

8 Out Of 10 Cats returns for a Christmas special featuring host Jimmy Carr and team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson.

Further details

8 Out Of 10 Cats. Jon Richardson. Copyright: Zeppotron

A whole host of familiar faces from the worlds of comedy and entertainment join the regulars as they cast their eyes over some of the most memorable stories of the year. As well as the usual banter there's a selection of classic Christmas games alongside some brand new ones.


Jon's team won.

Broadcast details

Thursday 24th December 2015
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Team Captain
Jon Richardson Team Captain
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Peter Andre Guest
Seann Walsh Guest
Joe Lycett Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Ben Simpson Announcer
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Adam Hutchinson Series Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
Aoife Bower Producer
Alex Gilman Edit Producer
Tim Ellison Editor
Bex Murray Editor
Steve Dix Editor
Chris Clark Editor
Patrick Doherty Production Designer
Mat Osman Composer

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