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

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

  • TV panel show
  • Channel 4
  • 2012 - 2022
  • 142 episodes (20 series)

The 8 Out Of 10 Cats regulars play the famous words and numbers quiz with the help of guests. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Rachel Riley and more.

Episode menu

Series 16 (Channel 4: Series 17), Episode 4

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Natasia Demetriou, Ellie White. Copyright: Zeppotron
Sean Lock and David Mitchell take on Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe. Plus, Ellie White and Natasia Demetriou join Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the numbers.

Preview clips


Jon and Sara won, 54 points to 37.

Broadcast details

Friday 1st February 2019
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 2nd February 2019 12:10am 4seven
Sunday 3rd February 2019 10:00pm C4
Tuesday 5th February 2019 10:00pm 4seven
Tuesday 5th March 2019 1:10am More4
Sunday 23rd June 2019 10:00pm 4seven
Tuesday 24th September 2019 12:10am More4
Sunday 29th March 2020 12:15am More4
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 10:00pm C4
Friday 5th June 2020 10:00pm 4seven
Sunday 7th June 2020 9:00pm 4seven
Tuesday 9th June 2020 10:00pm 4seven
Thursday 2nd July 2020 12:15am More4
Sunday 27th September 2020 12:15am More4
Tuesday 19th January 2021 12:10am More4
Saturday 24th April 2021 11:10pm More4
Friday 9th July 2021 12:05am More4
Tuesday 12th October 2021 11:10pm More4
Wednesday 13th October 2021 2:20am More4
Monday 14th February 2022 1:45am More4
Saturday 30th April 2022 11:10pm More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
David Mitchell Guest
Sara Pascoe Guest
Ellie White (as Mum's The Word) Self
Natasia Demetriou (as Mum's The Word) Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr 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)
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Mark Olver Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Will Thorne VT 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
Lisa Kirk Senior Producer
Jodie Krstic Senior Producer
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Bex Murray Editor
George Winfield Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer
Julia Smith Lighting Designer

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