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 5 - Memory

Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lee (Lee Mack), Lucy (Sally Bretton)
Lee decides to gatecrash Lucy's favourite television programme and watch it with her. Lucy is not best pleased, especially when Lee can't remember the name of the leading actor.


This episode is set in real-time and features just the two main characters sitting on the couch.

Broadcast details

Monday 13th May 2019
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 14th December 2019 9:20pm Dave
Sunday 15th December 2019 3:30am Dave
Saturday 18th April 2020 8:40pm Dave
Friday 12th June 2020 8:30pm BBC1
Saturday 22nd August 2020 9:00pm Dave
Sunday 23rd August 2020 2:30am Dave
Saturday 12th December 2020 7:00pm Dave
Saturday 27th March 2021 8:00pm Dave
Thursday 11th November 2021 10:40pm Dave
Saturday 9th April 2022 9:15pm Dave
Saturday 27th August 2022 8:00pm Dave
Wednesday 22nd February 2023 3:05am Dave
Saturday 4th March 2023 5:20pm Dave
Saturday 25th March 2023 8:40pm Dave
Friday 21st July 2023 11:00pm Dave
Monday 16th October 2023 1:55am Dave
Saturday 25th May 2024 9:40pm Dave

Cast & crew

Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Writing team
Lee Mack Writer
Daniel Peak Writer
Simon Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Kerensa Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Griffiths Writer (Additional Material)
Liam Woodman Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
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
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

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