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

Duck Quacks Don't Echo

Sky One panel show testing curious facts. 41 episodes (6 series), 2014 - 2017. Stars Lee Mack, Simon Foster, Emily Grossman, David Wharton and others.

Series 5, Episode 1 is repeated on Sky2 on Sunday at 2:40am.

Series 1, Episode 5

Further details

Duck Quacks Don't Echo. Image shows from L to R: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Lee Mack, Kathy Burke, John Hannah. Copyright: Magnum Media.

So, apparently, sneezing with your eyes open won't make your eyeballs pop out in spectacularly gruesome fashion.

Lee Mack and this week's guests - Kathy Burke (Walking & Talking), Sanjeev Bhaskar (The Kumars) and John Hannah (A Touch of Cloth) - put that urban myth to bed, before assembling a hovercraft from household items.

Plus, find out if the average human produces 1.43 pints of sweat a day (obviously buckets more when there is a tube strike), and whether or not people act drunk if they believe they've guzzled alcohol.

Broadcast details

Friday 7th March 2014
Sky One
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lee Mack Host / Presenter
Simon Foster (as Dr Simon Foster) Self
Emily Grossman (as Dr Emily Grossman) Self
David Wharton Self
John Sergeant Narrator
Guest cast
Sanjeev Bhaskar Guest
John Hannah Guest
Kathy Burke Guest
George Havenith (as Prof. George Havenith) Self
Jeremy Howick (as Dr Jeremy Howick) Self
Writing team
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English (as Dom English) Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Neil Webster Writer (Additional Material)
Iain Wimbush Script Editor
Production team
Nikki Parsons Director
Karen Murdoch Series Producer
Reshmi Bajnath Producer
Andy Auerbach Executive Producer
Dean Nabarro Executive Producer
Chris Brogden Executive Producer
Phil Edgar-Jones (as Philip Edgar-Jones) Executive Producer
Graham Portbury Editor
Markus Blee Production Designer


Can you be drunk and sober at the same time?

Students help put a drunken fact to the test on Duck Quacks Don't Echo.

Featuring: John Sergeant, Dr Jeremy Howick.

Can you sneeze with your eyes open?

Lee Mack tests if it's possible to sneeze with your eyes open.

Featuring: Lee Mack, Sanjeev Bhaskar.


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