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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 4, Episode 2 is repeated on Sky Two tomorrow at 11pm.

Duck Quacks Don't Echo. Image shows from L to R: Lee Mack, Katherine Ryan, Trevor McDonald, David Mitchell. Copyright: Magnum Media.

Series 6, Episode 5

Are you more likely to order dessert if your server is overweight? Does wearing a lab coat make you cleverer? And can you tell whether someone is male or female just from looking at their tongue? David Mitchell, Katherine Ryan and Sir Trevor McDonald go to extreme lengths to find out as they join Lee Mack on his panel show.

Broadcast details

Thursday 28th September 2017
Sky One
60 minutes


  1. Friday 29th September 2017 at 12:00am on Sky Two
  2. Sunday 1st October 2017 at 8:00pm on Sky One
  3. Tuesday 30th January 2018 at 11:00pm on Sky Two
  4. Thursday 1st February 2018 at 8:00pm on Sky One
  5. Tuesday 13th February 2018 at 11:00pm on Sky Two

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lee Mack Host / Presenter
Simon Foster (as Dr Simon Foster) Self
Emily Grossman (as Dr Emily Grossman) Self
Maggie Aderin-Pocock (as Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock) Self
John Sergeant Narrator
Guest cast
Katherine Ryan Guest
Trevor McDonald (as Sir Trevor McDonald) Guest
David Mitchell Guest
Brian Wansink Self
Luke Cascarini (as Mr. Luke Cascarini) Self
Carolyn Mair (as Dr. Carolyn Mair, CPsychol, AFBPsS) Self
Writing team
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English (as Dom English) Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Boden Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Nikki Parsons Director
Adam Hutchinson Series Producer
Gayani Wanigaratne Producer
Dominic Wells-Martin Producer
Andy Auerbach Executive Producer
Dean Nabarro Executive Producer
Richard Ackerman Executive Producer
Karen Murdoch Executive Producer
Jon Ellis Editor
Markus Blee Production Designer

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