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 5 - Kid

Kate and Lee are forced to take in a lodger, a surly 14-year-old boy called Nicky.

Further details

Lee's attempts to bond with the teenager prove less than successful, while Tim and Nicky discover they have quite a lot in common. Meanwhile, Kate tries to persuade a carnivorous Great Dane to become a vegetarian with unfortunate results.

Broadcast details

Friday 3rd November 2006
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 10th June 2010 9:40pm Dave
Wednesday 19th January 2011 9:00pm Dave
Friday 13th May 2011 9:40pm Dave
Tuesday 19th July 2011 11:05pm Dave
Friday 11th November 2011 10:40pm Dave
Friday 2nd March 2012 10:20pm Dave
Saturday 15th September 2012 9:40pm Dave
Monday 21st January 2013 9:00pm Dave
Tuesday 22nd January 2013 12:40am Dave
Saturday 13th July 2013 9:40pm Dave
Monday 28th October 2013 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 29th October 2013 12:00am Gold
Monday 16th December 2013 9:20pm Gold
Monday 16th December 2013 11:55pm Gold
Monday 3rd February 2014 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 27th May 2014 11:00pm Gold
Wednesday 28th May 2014 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 5th August 2014 1:30am Gold
Tuesday 5th August 2014 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 30th September 2014 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 1st October 2014 1:45am Gold
Monday 26th January 2015 10:20pm Gold
Tuesday 27th January 2015 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 23rd July 2015 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 10th September 2015 9:20pm Gold
Friday 11th September 2015 1:25am Gold
Thursday 14th April 2016 11:20pm Gold
Friday 15th April 2016 1:50am Gold
Thursday 12th May 2016 9:40pm Gold
Friday 13th May 2016 2:10am Gold
Thursday 27th October 2016 11:15pm Gold
Sunday 26th February 2017 9:40pm Gold
Thursday 8th June 2017 9:40pm Dave
Friday 9th June 2017 2:40am Dave
Tuesday 5th December 2017 11:10pm Gold
Wednesday 6th December 2017 1:50am Gold
Saturday 24th August 2019 8:00pm Dave
Wednesday 9th October 2019 9:20pm Gold
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 23rd January 2020 1:20am Gold
Friday 1st May 2020 9:40pm Gold
Saturday 2nd May 2020 1:40am Gold
Thursday 13th August 2020 10:00pm Gold
Friday 14th August 2020 1:45am Gold
Thursday 14th January 2021 10:20pm Gold
Friday 15th January 2021 3:25am Gold
Thursday 19th August 2021 10:00pm Gold
Friday 20th August 2021 2:10am Gold
Sunday 23rd January 2022 11:40pm Gold
Monday 24th January 2022 3:15am Gold
Tuesday 8th February 2022 10:40pm Gold
Wednesday 9th February 2022 2:00am Gold
Monday 16th May 2022 10:20pm Gold
Tuesday 17th May 2022 2:40am Gold
Tuesday 11th October 2022 10:00pm Gold
Tuesday 10th January 2023 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 11th January 2023 2:50am Gold
Thursday 20th July 2023 10:40pm Gold
Friday 21st July 2023 2:00am Gold
Thursday 19th October 2023 10:20pm Gold
Friday 20th October 2023 1:25am Gold
Monday 15th January 2024 9:20pm Gold

Cast & crew

Lee Mack Lee
Tim Vine Tim
Megan Dodds Kate
Guest cast
Rupert Simonian Nicky
Writing team
Lee Mack Writer
Andrew Collins Writer
Simon Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Kerensa Writer (Additional Material)
Derren Litten 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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