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. 135 episodes (20 series), 2012 - 2021. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Series 20 (Channel 4: Series 21), Episode 2 is repeated today at 10pm.

Series 14 (Channel 4: Series 15), Episode 4

Johnny Vegas and Rhod Gilbert face off against Joe Wilkinson and Roisin Conaty. Tom Allen is in with Susie Dent, and Rachel Riley is in charge of the letters and numbers.


Rhod and Johnny won, 31 points to 19.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th February 2018
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Guest cast
Rhod Gilbert Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Johnny Vegas Guest
Joe Wilkinson Guest
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Baker 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
John Pohlhammer Announcer


Johnny Vegas does a BAFTA spit

Rhod Gilbert asks Johnny Vegas to reach down his trousers, and Roisin's "period" leads to Johnny's "BAFTA moment" spit take.

Featuring: Jimmy Carr, Rachel Riley, Susie Dent, Rhod Gilbert, Roisin Conaty, Johnny Vegas, Joe Wilkinson.


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