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.

Another series is in development.
Series 12 (Channel 4: Series 13), Episode 2 is repeated on More4 today at 11:05pm.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Rachel Riley, Lolly Adefope, Sara Pascoe, Susie Dent, Natalie Cassidy (Morgana Robinson), Katherine Ryan, Jessica Hynes, Roisin Conaty.

Series 15 (Channel 4: Series 16) - All-Women Special

Katherine Ryan guest hosts a very special all female edition celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. Roisin Conaty and Jessica Hynes take on Sara Pascoe and Lolly Adefope in the classic words and numbers quiz. Morgana Robinson appears in character as Natalie Cassidy alongside Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the numbers.


Sara and Lolly won, 37 points to 17.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th July 2018
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Guest cast
Katherine Ryan Host / Presenter
Roisin Conaty Guest
Sara Pascoe Guest
Jessica Hynes Guest
Lolly Adefope Guest
Morgana Robinson Natalie Cassidy
Writing team
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Jessica Fostekew Writer (Additional Material)
Geoff Norcott Writer (Additional Material)
Katherine Ryan Writer (Additional Material)
Nico Tatarowicz Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Frazer Yorke Producer
Hannah Duncombe Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Lisa Kirk Series Producer
Nel Chandra Producer
Simon Marsh Executive Producer
Josephine Butler Announcer
Alexa Kahn Announcer


Morgana Robinson as Natalie Cassidy

Morgana Robinson appears in character as Natalie Cassidy in an episode of 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

Featuring: Katherine Ryan, Morgana Robinson (Natalie Cassidy).


What phrase should every woman have in their vocabulary?!

Featuring: Rachel Riley, Susie Dent, Roisin Conaty, Sara Pascoe, Jessica Hynes, Katherine Ryan, Lolly Adefope, Morgana Robinson (Natalie Cassidy).


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