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.

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Series 1, Episode 2 - Death

Tim's grandmother dies, bringing him and Kate closer together, much to Lee's concern.

Further details

Lee is encouraged to share his thoughts with a therapist, who is not impressed with his inability to have a proper conversation. To add to this there is inappropriate behaviour at the funeral, a furious elderly relative and Tim's new tipple of choice is becoming addictive.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th October 2006
30 minutes


Show past repeats

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

Cast & crew

Lee Mack Lee
Tim Vine Tim
Megan Dodds Kate
Guest cast
Lorelei King Therapist
Richard Freeman Vicar
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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