Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lee (Lee Mack), Lucy (Sally Bretton). Copyright: Avalon Television / Arlo Productions
Not Going Out

Not Going Out

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2006 - 2023
  • 100 episodes (13 series)

Fast-paced, gag-packed studio sitcom starring Lee Mack and Sally Bretton. Also features Hugh Dennis, Abigail Cruttenden, Geoffrey Whitehead, Deborah Grant, Bobby Ball and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Serious

Lee tries to find his serious side by going on a date with an author.

Further details

Kate attempts to discover her lighter side at clown school. Kate's ex-boyfriend Tim tries to patch things up with her by finally apologising for his misdemeanors.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th October 2006
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 13th May 2010 9:40pm Dave
Saturday 7th August 2010 9:00pm Dave
Wednesday 5th January 2011 9:00pm Dave
Friday 8th April 2011 9:40pm Dave
Sunday 21st August 2011 9:00pm Dave
Friday 4th November 2011 10:40pm Dave
Saturday 8th September 2012 9:00pm Dave
Sunday 9th September 2012 12:20am Dave
Monday 7th January 2013 9:00pm Dave
Tuesday 8th January 2013 12:40am Dave
Saturday 6th July 2013 9:00pm Dave
Monday 14th October 2013 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 15th October 2013 12:05am Gold
Monday 2nd December 2013 9:20pm Gold
Monday 2nd December 2013 11:50pm Gold
Monday 27th January 2014 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 29th April 2014 11:00pm Gold
Wednesday 30th April 2014 9:00pm Gold
Saturday 21st June 2014 10:20pm Gold
Sunday 22nd June 2014 1:30am Gold
Tuesday 29th July 2014 12:20am Gold
Tuesday 29th July 2014 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd September 2014 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 3rd September 2014 1:50am Gold
Monday 12th January 2015 10:20pm Gold
Tuesday 13th January 2015 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 9th July 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 5th April 2016 10:35pm Gold
Wednesday 6th April 2016 1:05am Gold
Thursday 5th May 2016 9:40pm Gold
Friday 6th May 2016 2:00am Gold
Thursday 20th October 2016 10:25pm Gold
Saturday 25th February 2017 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 18th May 2017 8:00pm Gold
Thursday 1st June 2017 9:00pm Dave
Friday 2nd June 2017 2:00am Dave
Saturday 17th August 2019 8:00pm Dave
Tuesday 1st October 2019 9:40pm Gold
Wednesday 8th January 2020 10:25pm Gold
Thursday 9th January 2020 1:35am Gold
Tuesday 28th April 2020 10:20pm Gold
Wednesday 29th April 2020 12:50am Gold
Wednesday 29th April 2020 9:40pm Gold
Thursday 6th August 2020 10:00pm Gold
Friday 7th August 2020 1:55am Gold
Friday 7th August 2020 9:20pm Gold
Wednesday 6th January 2021 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 7th January 2021 1:40am Gold
Tuesday 17th August 2021 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 18th August 2021 1:15am Gold
Tuesday 16th November 2021 9:30pm Gold
Wednesday 17th November 2021 12:35am Gold
Saturday 22nd January 2022 10:00pm Gold
Sunday 23rd January 2022 1:40am Gold
Wednesday 2nd February 2022 10:30pm Gold
Thursday 3rd February 2022 1:35am Gold
Thursday 31st March 2022 10:40pm Gold
Monday 9th May 2022 10:20pm Gold
Tuesday 10th May 2022 2:45am Gold
Thursday 6th July 2023 11:00pm Gold
Friday 7th July 2023 2:30am Gold
Friday 18th August 2023 10:20pm Gold
Saturday 19th August 2023 1:40am Gold
Thursday 28th September 2023 9:40pm Gold
Friday 29th September 2023 12:20am Gold
Monday 8th January 2024 10:00pm Gold
Tuesday 9th January 2024 9:25pm Gold

Cast & crew

Lee Mack Lee
Tim Vine Tim
Megan Dodds Kate
Guest cast
Alexandra Gilbreath Lucy the Author
Angela McHale Clown Instructor
Writing team
Lee Mack Writer
Andrew Collins Writer
Simon Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Kerensa Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Alex Hardcastle Director
Nick Wood Director
Alex Hardcastle Producer
Nick Wood Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
Lee Mack Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Sally Debonnaire Executive Producer
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Steve Brown Composer

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