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Duck Quacks Don't Echo is a British television comedy panel game show that aired on Sky1 from 7 February 2014 to 12 October 2017. It was hosted by Lee Mack.

Duck Quacks Don't Echo
GenreComedy panel game
Presented byLee Mack
StarringSimon Foster
Emily Grossman
Maggie Aderin-Pocock (S3-)
David Wharton (S1-2)
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series6
No. of episodes47
Production
Production location(s)Pinewood Studios
Running time60 minutes (inc. adverts)
However 30 minute (inc. adverts) versions of at least Series 1 appear to also exist.
Production company(s)Magnum Media
Release
Original networkSky1
Picture format16:9 (1080i HDTV)
Original release7 February 2014 (2014-02-07) –
12 October 2017 (2017-10-12)
External links
Website

Contents

RoundsEdit

Each episode has three rounds.

Thirty-minute edits of (at least) Series 1 exist, in which the Fact Finder round is absent, and no points appear to be awarded throughout.

EpisodesEdit

47 episodes were produced, with the final episode of each series (the eighth episode) being a best-of compilation. The final episode for series 6 (a best-of compilation) was unaired.

Series 1 (2014)Edit

# Original air date Panelists
1 7 February 2014 Melanie C (30)
Dara Ó Briain (28)
Ruth Jones (24)
2 14 February 2014 Olivia Colman (23)
Rhod Gilbert (33)
Paul Hollywood (39)
3 21 February 2014 Sue Perkins (35)
Aston Merrygold(34)
Bob Mortimer (30)
4 28 February 2014 Miranda Hart (35)
Stephen Graham (34)
Richard Ayoade (26)
5 7 March 2014 Sanjeev Bhaskar (25)
Kathy Burke (32)
John Hannah (35)
6 14 March 2014 Ricky Tomlinson (27)
Sara Cox (25)
Jon Richardson (29)
7 21 March 2014 Terry Wogan (29)
Jimmy Carr (32)
Carol Vorderman (23)
8 28 March 2014

Series 2 (2014)Edit

# Original air date Panelists
1 (9) 1 September 2014 Stephen Mangan (26)
Davina McCall (36)
Paddy McGuinness (26)
2 (10) 8 September 2014 Dara Ó Briain (18)
Holly Willoughby (23)
Hugh Dennis (29)
3 (11) 15 September 2014 Johnny Vegas (32)
Mel Giedroyc (23)
Freddie Flintoff (29)
4 (12) 22 September 2014 Richard Madeley (27)
Denise Van Outen (22)
Jason Manford (27)
5 (13) 29 September 2014 Jimmy Carr (19)
Chris Packham (24)
Kimberley Walsh (27)
6 (14) 6 October 2014 Chris Tarrant (21)
Robert Webb (22)
Kimberly Wyatt (37)
7 (15) 13 October 2014

Series 3 (2015)Edit

# Original air date Panelists
1 (16) 31 August 2015 Jerry Springer (19)
Emma Bunton (17)
Jason Byrne (15)
2 (17) 7 September 2015 Jonathan Ross (19)
Alex Jones (15)
Dara O Briain (12)
3 (18) 14 September 2015 Ricky Wilson (17)
Jameela Jamil (16)
Jimmy Carr (22)
4 (19) 21 September 2015 Sir Ranulph Fiennes (18)
Sarah Millican (16)
Russell Kane (14)
5 (20) 28 September 2015 Heston Blumenthal (18)
Aisling Bea (15)
Bob Mortimer (18)
6 (21) 5 October 2015 John Humphrys (19)
Katherine Parkinson (15)
Ed Byrne (11)
7 (22) 12 October 2015 Stephen Mangan (14)
Sue Perkins (16)
Romesh Ranganathan (17)
8 (23) 19 October 2015

Series 4 (2016)Edit

# Original air date Panelists
1 (24) 3 April 2016 Jessica Hynes (15)
Davina McCall (17)
Dara O Briain (16)
2 (25) 10 April 2016 Gregg Wallace (13)
Sara Cox (12)
Rhod Gilbert (16)
3 (26) 17 April 2016 Warwick Davis (14)
Lorraine Kelly (16)
Josh Widdicombe (16)
4 (27) 24 April 2016 Amir Khan (15)
Katherine Ryan (20)
Hugh Dennis (14)
5 (28) 1 May 2016 Len Goodman (15)
Gabby Logan (21)
Jimmy Carr (9)
6 (29) 8 May 2016 Alex Brooker (15)
Claudia Winkleman (16)
Bob Mortimer (9)
7 (30) 15 May 2016 Kate Humble (16)
Richard Osman (15)
Catherine Tate (14)
8 (31) 22 May 2016

Series 5 (2016)Edit

# Original air date Panelists
1 (32) 30 August 2016 Ross Kemp (18)
Sara Cox (15)
Bob Mortimer (15)
2 (33) 6 September 2016 Richard Madeley (17)
Ruth Jones (18)
Rhod Gilbert (12)
3 (34) 13 September 2016 Joe Lycett (16)
Claudia Winkleman (15)
Johnny Vegas (15)
4 (35) 20 September 2016 Danny Dyer (10)
Meera Syal (14)
Jason Byrne (15)
5 (36) 27 September 2016 Danny Baker (13)
Roisin Conaty (15)
Jack Dee (17)
6 (37) 4 October 2016 Philip Glenister (15)
Jo Brand (17)
Josh Widdicombe (15)
7 (38) 11 October 2016 Paul Hollywood (13)
Gabby Logan (15)
Hal Cruttenden (15)
8 (39) 18 October 2016

Series 6 (2017)Edit

# Original air date Panelists
1 (40) 31 August 2017 Martin Clunes (17)
Aisling Bea (16)
Jimmy Carr (15)
2 (41) 7 September 2017 Rob Brydon (17)
Emma Bunton (16)
Carol Vorderman (16)
3 (42) 14 September 2017 Noel Fielding (15)
Roisin Conaty (14)
Jason Manford (18)
4 (43) 21 September 2017 Harry Enfield (16)
Alex Jones (15)
Jason Byrne (16)
5 (44) 28 September 2017 Sir Trevor McDonald (13)
Katherine Ryan (14)
David Mitchell (15)
6 (45) 5 October 2017 Danny Baker (18)
Alesha Dixon (15)
Jon Richardson (16)
7 (46) 12 October 2017 Victoria Coren Mitchell (17)
Rob Beckett (14)
Melanie C (13)
8 (47) Unaired

ReceptionEdit

Writing for The Arts Desk, Matthew Wright said of the first episode "With QI's questions about Noam Chomsky substituted for lightweight popular psychology and an investigation into dog urine, there's not enough substance to bear the weight of the lengthy investigations."[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Duck Quacks Don't Echo, Sky 1". The Arts Desk. Retrieved 9 February 2014.

External linksEdit