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 12, Episode 3 - Friend

Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Keith (Joe Wilkinson), Lee (Lee Mack)
When Lee promises Lucy that he will make more of an effort to be friendly with other parents in the playground, he makes the mistake of starting with Keith.

Broadcast details

Friday 8th April 2022
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 14th January 2023 8:00pm Dave
Saturday 21st January 2023 9:40pm BBC1
Friday 27th January 2023 12:10am BBC1 Wales
Sunday 5th March 2023 2:40pm Dave
Saturday 15th April 2023 3:40pm Dave
Saturday 29th April 2023 9:15pm Dave
Saturday 2nd September 2023 9:20pm Dave

Cast & crew

Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Hugh Dennis Toby
Francesca Newman Molly
Guest cast
Joe Wilkinson Keith
Stephanie Langton Kirsty
Anil Desai Man in Coffee Shop
Millie McKillop Elsie
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 (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
Roger Planer Composer
John McBurnie Composer
Gregor Sharp Commissioning Editor

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