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 10, Episode 3 - Facts Of Life

Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lee (Lee Mack), Lucy (Sally Bretton)
Lee is outraged that the twins have started sex education at school and resolves to teach them everything he knows about the facts of life before Miss Anstis corrupts them.


Holiday Share was originally scheduled for this date but brought forward.

Broadcast details

Monday 29th April 2019
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 14th December 2019 8:00pm Dave
Sunday 15th December 2019 2:30am Dave
Saturday 11th April 2020 9:20pm Dave
Sunday 12th April 2020 2:55am Dave
Saturday 15th August 2020 9:00pm Dave
Sunday 16th August 2020 2:30am Dave
Saturday 5th December 2020 8:20pm Dave
Saturday 20th March 2021 8:40pm Dave
Thursday 4th November 2021 11:20pm Dave
Saturday 9th April 2022 8:00pm Dave
Saturday 20th August 2022 8:40pm Dave
Tuesday 21st February 2023 2:55am Dave
Saturday 18th March 2023 9:40pm BBC1
Saturday 18th March 2023 10:20pm Dave
Friday 7th July 2023 11:40pm Dave
Friday 14th July 2023 9:40pm Dave
Monday 16th October 2023 1:20am Dave
Saturday 27th April 2024 10:20pm Dave

Cast & crew

Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Hugh Dennis Toby
Francesca Newman Molly
Max Pattison Benji
Guest cast
Selina Griffiths Miss Anstis
Writing team
Lee Mack Writer
Simon Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Kerensa Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Griffiths Writer (Additional Material)
Liam Woodman Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Morgan Writer
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Jamie Rix Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
Lee Mack Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Rob Aslett Executive Producer
David Finnigan Line Producer
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Leah Archer Costume Designer
Chris Goodger Director of Photography
Carlene Gearing Make-up Designer
Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
Steve Brown Composer
Alex Hardcastle Composer
Roger Planer Composer
John McBurnie Composer
Gregor Sharp Commissioning Editor


Review - Not Going Out: zinger after zinger

Ten series in, the jokes are still rapid and the wit still biting in Lee Mack's winning sitcom.

Sarah Carson, i Newspaper, 22nd April 2019

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