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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.

  • Due to return for Series 23

Episode menu

Series 8, Episode 7 - Best Of British Special

Further details

The Top 5 Living Britons...

1. Stephen Hawking
2. The Queen
3. JK Rowling
4. Margaret Thatcher
5. Simon Cowell

Broadcast details

Friday 17th July 2009
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 19th July 2009 10:50pm C4
Tuesday 23rd March 2010 11:05pm C4
Friday 18th July 2014 10:00pm Dave
Saturday 19th July 2014 1:15am Dave
Sunday 17th August 2014 9:00pm Dave
Monday 18th August 2014 12:20am Dave
Wednesday 15th October 2014 9:30pm Dave
Thursday 16th October 2014 1:05am Dave
Tuesday 29th December 2015 12:45am Dave
Wednesday 24th February 2016 1:20am Dave
Monday 25th April 2016 2:00am Dave
Monday 29th August 2016 1:30am Dave
Friday 14th April 2017 3:25am Dave
Monday 5th February 2018 9:30pm Comedy Central
Tuesday 6th February 2018 10:00pm Comedy Central
Thursday 3rd January 2019 1:35am CC Extra
Sunday 6th January 2019 2:55am CC Extra
Wednesday 22nd May 2019 9:00pm Comedy Central
Sunday 26th May 2019 10:45pm Comedy Central
Friday 26th June 2020 1:40am Comedy Central
Tuesday 30th June 2020 12:50am Comedy Central
Saturday 24th July 2021 1:00am CC Extra
Saturday 14th August 2021 2:30am CC Extra
Saturday 9th October 2021 1:00am CC Extra
Saturday 30th October 2021 1:30am CC Extra

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Team Captain
Jason Manford Team Captain
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Rhod Gilbert Guest
Kevin Bridges Guest
Patrick Kielty Guest
Shaparak Khorsandi (as Shappi Khorsandi) Guest
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Colley 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)
Peter Holmes Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Edge Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Script Editor
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Karen Murdoch Producer
Stu Mather Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Tim Ellison Editor
Patrick Doherty Production Designer
Mat Osman Composer

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