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Aisling Bea: 8 out of 10 Cats Captain

Aisling Bea (born Kildare & lives London) has done us all proud and landed herself a spot as team captain on the new Channel series ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’.

The last time 8 out of 10 Cats aired was back in December 2014. Jimmy having filmed over 70 shows with team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson. With the return of the show Aisling and Rob Beckett will be replacing Sean and Jon as team captains.


The 19th season will be made up for 12 x 45 minute episodes which means it will be one of the longest running panel shows ever.

Sarah Lazenby, Channel 4 Commissioning Editor, says: “We’re thrilled to be bringing back one of the sharpest topical panel shows on TV. This is a huge endorsement for the brand and a great opportunity to develop new talent. We’re delighted that the incredibly talented Aisling Bea and Rob Beckett will join as team captains in its newest incarnation on More 4 whilst the dons Jimmy, Sean and Jon continue to make 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown appointment to view on 4.

The Irish actress and comedian is no stranger to panel shows and is also working on BBC2s QI.

If you are a fan of Aisling – but not so much on a panel show –  she made an impressive serious acting debut on the hit BBC / RTE drama The Fall. 

Here she is having the craic …






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