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Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lee (Lee Mack), Lucy (Sally Bretton).

Not Going Out

BBC One sitcom about a couple. 61 episodes (8 series), 2006 - 2017. Stars Lee Mack, Sally Bretton, Bobby Ball, Hugh Dennis and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 6, Episode 3 is repeated on Dave on Thursday at 10pm

Production Details

Production companies

Avalon

Arlo Productions

Also known as

NGO (Acronym)

Soundtrack
Theme tune by Alex Hardcastle. Sung, we believe, by Stephen Triffitt.
Laugh track
Live audience

Location

Places

Teddington Studios - Series 1 - 3, 6 and 7

BBC Television Centre - Series 4 and 5

Gate Theatre, Theatre 503 - Read-throughs

Curzon Soho - 2015 special screening

BBC Elstree Centre - Series 8

Filming dates
Series 3: 12/10/2008, 18/10/2008, 25/10/2008, 01/11/2008, 08/11/2008, 22/11/2008, 29/11/2008, 06/12/2008
Series 4: 17/09/2010 (BBC Television Centre), 24/09/2010 (BBC Television Centre), 01/10/2010 (BBC Television Centre), 08/10/2010 (BBC Television Centre), 15/10/2010 (BBC Television Centre), 22/10/2010 (BBC Television Centre)
Series 5: 18/11/2011 (BBC Television Centre), 25/11/2011 (BBC Television Centre), 02/12/2011 (BBC Television Centre), 09/12/2011 (BBC Television Centre), 16/12/2011 (BBC Television Centre), 22/12/2011 (BBC Television Centre)
Series 6: 19/10/2012, 26/10/2012, 02/11/2012, 09/11/2012, 16/11/2012, 23/11/2012, 30/11/2012, 07/12/2012, 28/11/2013
Series 7: 23/05/2014, 30/05/2014, 06/06/2014, 13/06/2014, 20/06/2014, 27/06/2014, 03/07/2014, 12/07/2014, 18/07/2014, 25/07/2014
Series 2015: 10/12/2015 (Screening Curzon Soho)
Series 8: 24/06/2016 (BBC Elstree Centre), 01/07/2016 (BBC Elstree Centre), 08/07/2016 (BBC Elstree Centre), 15/07/2016 (BBC Elstree Centre), 22/07/2016 (BBC Elstree Centre), 17/10/2016 (Read-through Theatre 503), 11/11/2016 (BBC Elstree Centre), 19/11/2016 (BBC Elstree Centre)

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 6th October 2006 on BBC One at 9:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 3rd March 2017 on BBC One at 9pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 6 Episode 3: Thursday at 10pm on Dave
  2. Series 6 Episode 4: Thursday at 10:40pm on Dave

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