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 4 (Channel 4: Series 5), Episode 2

Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock and Jon Richardson are joined by celebrity guests David Baddiel and Trevor Noah. Joey Essex is in Dictionary Corner while Alex Horne and The Horne Section help Rachel Riley.


Sean and Trevor won, 37 points to 31.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th September 2014
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 12th September 2014 11:05pm 4seven
Saturday 13th September 2014 9:00pm 4seven
Tuesday 16th September 2014 10:00pm C4
Thursday 18th September 2014 1:05am 4seven
Wednesday 26th August 2015 10:00pm More4
Thursday 27th August 2015 2:15am More4
Friday 23rd October 2015 12:10am More4
Sunday 3rd April 2016 12:15am More4
Saturday 13th August 2016 9:00pm More4
Sunday 14th August 2016 1:00am More4
Sunday 28th August 2016 10:05pm More4
Monday 29th August 2016 2:25am More4
Wednesday 16th November 2016 9:00pm More4
Sunday 5th March 2017 12:10am More4
Sunday 29th April 2018 11:00pm C4
Thursday 3rd May 2018 11:05pm 4seven
Friday 4th May 2018 10:00pm 4seven
Sunday 10th June 2018 12:15am More4
Wednesday 1st August 2018 11:00pm More4
Sunday 28th October 2018 1:15am More4
Friday 18th January 2019 1:30am More4
Friday 22nd March 2019 12:20am More4
Sunday 20th October 2019 12:10am More4
Wednesday 6th November 2019 11:05pm 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 Baddiel Guest
Trevor Noah Guest
Alex Horne Self
Joe Auckland (as The Horne Section) Self
Will Collier (as The Horne Section) Self
Ben Reynolds (as The Horne Section) Self
Joey Essex Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Gary Delaney Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
John L Spencer Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Richard Cohen Series Producer
Rose Hanson Producer
Christopher Barbour Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
Damon Tai Editor
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Nick King Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer

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