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.

Next new episode is on tomorrow at 9pm. Series 18, Episode 3
Catch-up on Episode 2 on All 4   Series 10, Episode 6 is repeated on More4 tomorrow at 1:15am.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Jon Richardson, Kiri Pritchard-McLean. Copyright: Zeppotron.

Series 18, Episode 2

Joe Wilkinson and Kiri Pritchard-McLean join Sean Lock and Jon Richardson for the words-and-numbers game, while the Brett Domino Trio join Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.


Jon and Kiri won, 27 points to 18.

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on All 4

Thursday 16th January 2020
Channel 4
60 minutes


  1. Friday 24th January 2020 at 10:00pm on 4seven

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
Joe Wilkinson Guest
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Guest
Rob Madin (as The Brett Domino Trio) Self
Steven Anderson (as The Brett Domino Trio) 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)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Karl Minns Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jodie Krstic Series Producer
Gareth Roy Producer
Chloe Sibthorp Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Tim Ellison Editor
George Winfield Editor
Pascal Emmenegger Editor
Edward Gibbs Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer
John Pohlhammer Announcer


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