Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lee (Lee Mack), Lucy (Sally Bretton). Copyright: Avalon Television / Arlo Productions.

Not Going Out

BBC One sitcom about a couple. 79 episodes (10 series), 2006 - 2019. Stars Lee Mack, Sally Bretton, Hugh Dennis, Abigail Cruttenden and others.

Series 8, Episode 4 is repeated on Dave on Saturday at 8pm.

Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lee (Lee Mack), Lucy (Sally Bretton). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 10 - Halloween Special

Lee and Lucy take the children out trick or treating for Halloween, but the night soon turns disastrous for Lee when he loses his phone on the porch of a spooky Victorian house. Once he returns to the house to retrieve his phone, Lee discovers that the house is full of secrets that would be far better left undisturbed.


Initially billed at 10:35pm, this episode was further delayed from its 10:40pm scheduled time due to overrunning news coverage.

This episode was filmed without a studio audience and does not have a laughter track.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 30th October 2019
40 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Bobby Ball Frank
Francesca Newman Molly
Max Pattison Benji
Finley Southby Charlie
Guest cast
Marcia Warren Mrs Hoskins
Stephanie Levi-John WPC Banks
Ben Crowe Burglar 1
Billy Lydon Burglar 2
Michael Fenton Stevens Monitoring Service Man (Voice)
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
Richard Halladey Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Steve Brown Composer
Alex Hardcastle Composer
Roger Planer Composer
John McBurnie Composer

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