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

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

  • TV panel show
  • Channel 4
  • 2012 - 2022
  • 142 episodes (20 series)

The 8 Out Of 10 Cats regulars play the famous words and numbers quiz with the help of guests. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Rachel Riley and more.

Episode menu

Series 1 (Channel 4: Series 2), Episode 5

Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson and special guest captain Lee Mack are joined by celebrity guests Bob Mortimer and Adam Hills. Countdown regular Susie Dent is in with help from Alex Horne and the Horne Section while Rachel Riley, provides the letters and numbers with a little help from Joe Wilkinson.


Jon and Adam won, 153 points to 0 - the lowest and only ever zero score on Countdown, and the highest ever score.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th September 2013
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 14th September 2013 9:00pm 4seven
Sunday 15th September 2013 11:05pm C4
Tuesday 17th September 2013 1:00am 4seven
Wednesday 18th September 2013 2:05am 4seven
Wednesday 8th October 2014 10:00pm More4
Thursday 9th October 2014 12:45am More4
Saturday 15th November 2014 10:00pm More4
Sunday 16th November 2014 1:15am More4
Thursday 26th March 2015 11:00pm More4
Friday 27th March 2015 2:05am More4
Saturday 5th September 2015 11:05pm More4
Monday 5th October 2015 12:05am More4
Sunday 31st January 2016 1:20am More4
Saturday 12th March 2016 10:30pm More4
Monday 28th March 2016 12:15am More4
Sunday 4th March 2018 12:05am More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Joe Wilkinson Self
Guest cast
Lee Mack Guest
Adam Hills Guest
Bob Mortimer Guest
Alex Horne Self
Joe Auckland (as The Horne Section) Self
Will Collier (as The Horne Section) Self
Ben Reynolds (as The Horne Section) Self
Eddie Edwards (as Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards) Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Neil Webster Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Script Editor
Production team
Simon Staffurth Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Richard Cohen Series Producer
Lisa Kirk Producer
Adam Hutchinson Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
Tim Ellison Editor
Steve Dix Editor
Nick King Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer

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