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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 3, Episode 2 is repeated on Gold on Friday at 10:20pm
Recording at Pinewood Studios. Tickets

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

Free tickets

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

Pinewood Studios - Series 9

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)
Series 9: 24/09/2017 (Read-through Theatre 503), 27/09/2017 (Read-through Theatre 503), 29/09/2017 (Read-through Theatre 503), 30/09/2017 (Read-through Theatre 503), 24/11/2017 (Pinewood Studios), 01/12/2017 (Pinewood Studios), 08/12/2017 (Pinewood Studios), 15/12/2017 (Pinewood Studios), 12/01/2018 (Pinewood Studios), 19/01/2018 (Pinewood Studios)

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 3 Episode 2: Friday at 10:20pm on Gold
  2. Series 5 Episode 3: Saturday at 7pm on Dave
  3. Series 5 Episode 5: Saturday at 7:40pm on Dave
  4. Series 5 Episode 6: Saturday at 8:20pm on Dave
  5. Series 5 Episode 6: Sunday at 2:30am on Dave
  6. Series 3 Episode 1: Sunday at 8pm on Gold
  7. Series 3 Episode 6: Sunday at 8:40pm on Gold
  8. Series 1 Episode 3: Sunday at 9:20pm on Gold
  9. Series 3 Episode 3: Friday 27th October at 11pm on Gold
  10. Series 6 Episode 1: Saturday 28th October at 7pm on DaveShow all repeats
  11. Series 6 Episode 2: Saturday 28th October at 7:40pm on Dave
  12. Series 6 Episode 4: Saturday 28th October at 8:20pm on Dave
  13. Series 6 Episode 1: Sunday 29th October at 1:20am on Dave
  14. Series 6 Episode 2: Sunday 29th October at 1:50am on Dave
  15. Series 3 Episode 7: Sunday 29th October at 7:20pm on Gold
  16. Series 3 Episode 4: Friday 3rd November at 11pm on Gold

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