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.

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Duck Quacks Don't Echo. Image shows from L to R: Ricky Tomlinson, Lee Mack, Sara Cox, Jon Richardson. Copyright: Magnum Media.

A long-held, generally accepted belief is that women are better at multi-tasking than men, but what if it's the other way round?

Lee Mack and his latest guests, actor Ricky Tomlinson (The Royle Family), comedian Jon Richardson and radio presenter Sara Cox, flip the gender cliché, before trying to figure out if scratching is contagious.

Plus 'miracle fruit', correct kissing etiquette and frightfully cold feet form the basis of this week's studio experiments.


This episode was dedicated to the memory of Raymond Finesilver.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th 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
    Jon Richardson Guest
    Ricky Tomlinson Guest
    Sara Cox Guest
    Francis McGlone (as Prof. Francis McGlone) Self
    Timo Mäntylä (as Prof. Timo Mäntylä) 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)
    Production team
    Nikki Parsons Director
    Pete Deagle VT Director
    Gavin O'Grady VT Director
    Karen Murdoch Series Producer
    Eamonn Bownes Producer
    Andy Auerbach Executive Producer
    Dean Nabarro Executive Producer
    Chris Brogden Executive Producer
    Phil Edgar-Jones (as Philip Edgar-Jones) Executive Producer
    Pete Deagle VT Producer
    Simone Tai Edit Producer
    Becky Timothy VT Producer
    Gavin O'Grady VT Producer
    Michael Marden Editor
    Gareth Heal VT Editor
    Gavin Ames VT Editor
    Katie Denham VT Editor
    Markus Blee Production Designer

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