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 3 - Aussie

Not Going Out. Lee (Lee Mack). Copyright: Avalon Television / Arlo Productions
Ruth, an Australian friend of Kate's, comes to stay and Lee is persuaded to pretend to be Tim. Lee gets a job handing out leaflets at a shopping centre, but soon falls foul of a local youth.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th October 2006
30 minutes


Show past repeats

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

Cast & crew

Lee Mack Lee
Tim Vine Tim
Megan Dodds Kate
Guest cast
Julia Morris Ruth
Cordelia Bugeja Julie
Writing team
Lee Mack Writer
Andrew Collins Writer
Simon Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Kerensa Writer (Additional Material)
Derren Litten Writer (Additional Material)
John Archer Writer (Additional Material)
Tim Vine 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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