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 11 (Channel 4: Series 12), Episode 5 is repeated on More4 today at 11:05pm.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Susie Dent, Rosie Jones.

Series 17 (Channel 4: Series 18), Episode 5

Sean Lock and Sara Pascoe take on special guest team captain Alan Carr and Tom Allen, while Rosie Jones joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner. Hosted by Jimmy Carr, with regular Countdown mathematician Rachel Riley looking after the numbers and letters.

Notes

Sean and Sara won, 37 points to 29.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 23rd August 2019
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Sean Lock Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Joe Wilkinson Self
Guest cast
Sara Pascoe Guest
Alan Carr Guest
Tom Allen Guest
Rosie Jones Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Boden Writer (Additional Material)
David Earl Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jodie Krstic Series Producer
Alex Gilman Producer
Hannah Duncombe Producer
Emily Pickthall Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
John Pohlhammer Announcer
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