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.

Catch-up on Episode 6 on All 4   Series 18, Episode 6 is repeated on 4seven today at 9pm.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Jon Richardson, Chris McCausland.

Series 18, Episode 6

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Harriet Kemsley take on Jon Richardson and Chris McCausland in the words-and-numbers quiz. Nick Helm joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.


Jon and Chris won, 49 points to 19.

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on All 4

Friday 14th February 2020
Channel 4
60 minutes


  1. Thursday 20th February 2020 at 9:00pm on 4seven
  2. Friday 21st February 2020 at 10:00pm on 4seven
  3. Sunday 23rd February 2020 at 9:00pm on 4seven
  4. Tuesday 25th February 2020 at 1:15am 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
Joe Wilkinson Self
Guest cast
Harriet Kemsley Guest
Chris McCausland Guest
Nick Helm 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)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Lloyd Langford Writer (Additional Material)
David Earl Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jodie Krstic Series Producer
Tom Baker Producer
Roberta Grady Producer
Gareth Roy Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Tim Ellison Editor
George Winfield Editor
Edward Gibbs Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer
John Pohlhammer Announcer

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