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. 129 episodes (19 series), 2012 - 2020. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Returns Monday 21st December at 9pm. Episode Guide
Series 12 (Channel 4: Series 13), Episode 4 is repeated on More4 on Friday at 12:10am.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Susie Dent, David O'Doherty.

Series 15 (Channel 4: Series 16), Episode 5

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Phil Wang take on guest captain Alan Carr and Harriet Kemsley. Plus David O'Doherty and Joe Wilkinson join Countdown regulars Susie Dent and Rachel Riley.

Notes

Sean and Phil won, 34 points to 22.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 10th August 2018
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Joe Wilkinson Self
Guest cast
Phil Wang Guest
Alan Carr Guest
Harriet Kemsley Guest
David O'Doherty Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Michael Stranney Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Boden Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jordan Read Series Producer
Matt Hulme Producer
Frazer Yorke Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Nel Chandra Producer
John Pohlhammer Announcer

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