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

Series 7 (Channel 4: Series 8), Episode 4 is repeated on More4 today at 11:10pm.

Series 17 (Channel 4: Series 18), Episode 7

Sean Lock and Katherine Ryan take on Jon Richardson and Joe Wilkinson, while Adam Riches as Sean Bean joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.


Jon and Joe won, 33 points to 29.

This episode was initially billed to appear as Episode 5, broadcast on 23rd August.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th September 2019
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Robert Deaton Fabio
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
Guest cast
Katherine Ryan Guest
Joe Wilkinson Guest
Adam Riches Sean Bean
Paul Young 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)
Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine 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


Paul Young on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Joe has invited Paul Young on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

Featuring: Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Susie Dent, Joe Wilkinson, Adam Riches (Sean Bean), Paul Young.


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