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. 125 episodes (18 series), 2012 - 2020. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Series 6, Episode 5 is repeated on More4 today at 10pm.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Susie Dent, Ivan Brackenbury (Tom Binns).

Series 15, Episode 3

Sean Lock and Miles Jupp take on guest captain Alan Carr and Roisin Conaty in the classic words and number quiz. Ivan Brackenbury joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.


Sean and Miles won, 46 points to 19.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th July 2018
Channel 4
60 minutes


  1. Friday 10th April 2020 at 11:05pm on C4

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Guest cast
Miles Jupp Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Alan Carr Guest
Tom Binns Ivan Brackenbury
Kevin Eldon Oloxa (Voice)
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Gary Delaney Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Boden Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jordan Read Series Producer
Frazer Yorke Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Steve Andrews Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer
John Pohlhammer Announcer


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Featuring: Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Rachel Riley, Susie Dent, Miles Jupp, Roisin Conaty, Alan Carr, Tom Binns (Ivan Brackenbury).


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