Duck Quacks Don't Echo. Lee Mack. Copyright: Magnum Media.

Duck Quacks Don't Echo

Sky One panel show testing curious facts. 42 episodes (6 series), 2014 - 2017. Stars Lee Mack, Simon Foster, Emily Grossman, David Wharton and others.

Highlights special to follow.
Series 3, Episode 1 is repeated on Sky2 tomorrow at 3am.

Duck Quacks Don't Echo. Lee Mack. Copyright: Magnum Media.

Duck Quacks Don't Echo

Entertainment show hosted by Lee Mack, comprising amazing facts and trivia, and celebrities testing their veracity

Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
2014 - 2017
Channel
Sky One
Episodes
42   (6 series), plus 4 highlights specials
Starring
Lee Mack, Simon Foster, Emily Grossman, David Wharton, Maggie Aderin-Pocock and John Sergeant
Directors
Julia Knowles and Nikki Parsons
Producers
Karen Murdoch, Myles Jenkins, Adam Hutchinson, Reshmi Bajnath, Eamonn Bownes, Carol Baffour-Awuah, Dan McGaughey, Gayani Wanigaratne and Dominic Wells-Martin

Did you know that male cats are left-pawed and female cats are right-pawed?

In each episode of Duck Quacks Don't Echo, three celebrities bring a fascinating fact to the table - and with the help of the in house boffins, attempt to prove to their fellow panellists - and the nation - whether or not it's true.

No stone is left unturned in pursuit of the truth, be it super gluing Melanie C to a ceiling upside down, baking Miranda Hart into a meringue or Rhod Gilbert racing a prawn on a treadmill.

Facts tackled by Lee Mack and his celebrity panel, with added expertise from the in house scientists, include whether laughing 100 times is equivalent to 10 minutes on an exercise bike and, somewhat controversially, that men are better at multi-tasking than women. The show also has tried to work out whether, contrary to popular belief, it is possible to sneeze with your eyes open.

Lee Mack comments: "I'm really, really excited that I finally have the opportunity to put to the test such important, profound and meaningful debates as 'can pet dogs catch yawns from their owners'?"

Series 3: The new final round, Mack's Facts, challenges players to link a series of mind-blowing facts to a collection of unusual props.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Lee Mack's Duck Quacks Don't Echo (Promotional title)
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Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 7th February 2014 on Sky One at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 12th October 2017 on Sky One at 8pm
Length of episodes
1 hour
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 3 Episode 1: Tomorrow at 3am on Sky2
  2. Series 3 Episode 2: Saturday at 3am on Sky2
  3. Series 2 Episode 5: Sunday at 2:30am on Sky2
  4. Series 2 Episode 6: Sunday at 3:30am on Sky2
  5. Series 2 Episode 1: Monday at 3am on Sky2
  6. Series 3 Episode 1: Monday at 4am on Sky2
  7. Series 3 Episode 3: Tuesday at 3am on Sky2
  8. Series 3 Episode 4: Wednesday at 3am on Sky2
  9. Series 3 Episode 5: Thursday 21st November at 2:30am on Sky2
  10. Series 3 Episode 6: Friday 22nd November at 3am on Sky2Show all repeats
  11. Series 3 Episode 7: Saturday 23rd November at 3am on Sky2
  12. Series 3 Episode 3: Sunday 24th November at 2:30am on Sky2
  13. Series 3 Episode 4: Sunday 24th November at 3:30am on Sky2
  14. Series 3 Episode 5: Monday 25th November at 3am on Sky2
  15. Series 3 Episode 6: Monday 25th November at 4am on Sky2
  16. Series 3 Episode 8: Tuesday 26th November at 3am on Sky2
  17. Series 4 Episode 1: Wednesday 27th November at 3am on Sky2
  18. Series 4 Episode 2: Thursday 28th November at 3am on Sky2
  19. Series 5 Episode 1: Friday 29th November at 3am on Sky2
  20. Series 5 Episode 2: Saturday 30th November at 3am on Sky2

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