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 17, Episode 4 is repeated today at 11pm.

Series 14, 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
    Rose Hanson Edit Producer
    Steve Andrews Editor
    George Winfield Editor
    Ben Heather Editor
    Rudi Thackray Production Designer
    Roger Williams (as Roger Toakley-Williams) Lighting Designer
    Alan Hawkshaw Composer
    Mat Osman Composer
    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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