8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Jimmy Carr. Copyright: Zeppotron
8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

  • TV panel show
  • Channel 4
  • 2012 - 2024
  • 157 episodes (24 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 14 (Channel 4: Series 15), Episode 3

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe
Jimmy Carr hosts as Alan Carr and Josh Widdicombe take on guest captain Joe Wilkinson and Sara Pascoe. Bill Bailey is in Dictionary Corner.

Preview clips


Alan and Josh won, 34 points to 26.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd February 2018
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 3rd February 2018 2:05am 4seven
Saturday 3rd February 2018 9:00pm 4seven
Monday 5th February 2018 11:05pm 4seven
Wednesday 7th February 2018 11:05pm 4seven
Thursday 8th February 2018 10:00pm 4seven
Thursday 15th February 2018 11:05pm More4
Thursday 10th May 2018 10:30pm C4
Friday 11th May 2018 10:00pm 4seven
Saturday 26th May 2018 11:10pm More4
Sunday 27th May 2018 2:15am More4
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 11:05pm More4
Saturday 5th January 2019 12:35am More4
Wednesday 20th February 2019 12:15am More4
Sunday 3rd March 2019 10:00pm C4
Monday 4th March 2019 9:00pm 4seven
Wednesday 6th March 2019 12:05am 4seven
Wednesday 6th March 2019 9:15pm 4seven
Thursday 5th September 2019 11:05pm More4
Monday 30th September 2019 11:05pm C4
Wednesday 2nd October 2019 12:25am 4seven
Wednesday 2nd October 2019 10:20pm 4seven
Saturday 5th October 2019 1:15am 4seven
Saturday 5th October 2019 11:05pm 4seven
Monday 7th October 2019 12:25am 4seven
Wednesday 4th March 2020 12:15am More4
Friday 7th April 2023 11:15pm More4
Saturday 8th April 2023 2:20am More4
Wednesday 14th June 2023 1:15am More4
Saturday 12th August 2023 11:05pm More4
Saturday 11th November 2023 11:05pm More4
Saturday 3rd February 2024 11:05pm More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Josh Widdicombe Guest
Sara Pascoe Guest
Joe Wilkinson Guest
Alan Carr Guest
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Boden Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Ben Knappett Series Producer
Jodie Krstic Producer
Frazer Yorke Producer
Dominic Wells-Martin Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Rose Hanson Edit Producer
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Tim Ellison Editor
George Winfield Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Roger Williams (as Roger Toakley-Williams) Lighting Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer


Rachel Riley & Susie Dent share bras

We learn that Susie Dent borrows Rachel Riley's bras, and Jimmy is shocked by this news!

Featuring: Jimmy Carr, Rachel Riley, Susie Dent, Josh Widdicombe, Sara Pascoe, Joe Wilkinson & Alan Carr.

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