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 14, Episode 4 is repeated on 4seven on Saturday at 2:20am.
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Series 1 - Channel 4 80s Night

Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson and special guest captain Lee Mack get an 80s makeover as they go back in time with Henning Wehn and David O'Doherty.

Further details

Countdown regular Susie Dent will be going together with Vic Reeves in Dictionary Corner, while the country's favourite boffin Rachel Riley will be providing the letters and numbers with a little help from Joe Wilkinson.

This episode is part of Channel 4's 80s Night, which will also feature Adam Hills hosting a new one-off celebrity edition of quiz show Fifteen to One; an 80s episode of Alan Carr: Chatty Man and, on Sunday, the panel show Big Fat Quiz of the 80s with Jimmy Carr.


Jon and Henning won, 46 points to 22.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th September 2013
Channel 4
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
    Jon Richardson Self
    Rachel Riley Self
    Susie Dent Self
    Joe Wilkinson Self
    Guest cast
    Lee Mack Guest
    David O'Doherty Guest
    Henning Wehn Guest
    Vic Reeves 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
    Damon Tai Editor
    Dan Evans Editor
    Tim Ellison Editor
    Nick King Production Designer
    Alan Hawkshaw Composer
    Mat Osman Composer

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