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

Channel 4 panel show based on the words and numbers game. 129 episodes (19 series), 2012 - 2020. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Returns Monday 21st December at 9pm. Episode Guide
Series 11 (Channel 4: Series 12), Episode 2 is repeated on More4 tomorrow at 12:10am.

Series 1 (Channel 4: Series 2) - 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

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