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.

  • Due to return for Series 14
  • Series 12, Episode 2 repeated Saturday at 8:40pm on Dave
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 3,105

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Series 12, Episode 2 - Text

Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lucy (Sally Bretton), Anna (Abigail Cruttenden), Lee (Lee Mack)
When Lee accidentally sends a rude text to Anna that was intended for Lucy he upsets both of them.

Broadcast details

Friday 1st April 2022
30 minutes


  1. Saturday 29th June 2024 at 8:40pm on Dave

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 7th January 2023 11:00pm Dave
Saturday 14th January 2023 9:40pm BBC1
Monday 16th January 2023 12:25am BBC1 Wales
Saturday 29th April 2023 8:35pm Dave
Saturday 2nd September 2023 8:40pm Dave

Cast & crew

Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Abigail Cruttenden Anna
Guest cast
Alison Senior Shop Assistant
Alan Hay Leslie
Eva Fontaine Jane
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
Emma James 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 Hawkins Lighting Designer
Steve Brown Composer
Alex Hardcastle Composer
Gregor Sharp Commissioning Editor

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