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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 7, Episode 5 repeated Saturday at 8:40pm on U&Dave
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 1,480


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Series 13, Episode 7 - Football

Not Going Out. Image shows left to right: Toby (Hugh Dennis), Lee (Lee Mack). Credit: Avalon Television
When Lee goes to watch Benji playing football for a local Under 13 team, he is unable to restrain himself on the touchline and becomes the competitive dad that all the other parents avoid. Undaunted by the disapproval of Toby, who coaches the team, Lee sets about rigging the vote for the Player of the Year.

Broadcast details

Friday 4th August 2023
30 minutes


Cast & crew

Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Hugh Dennis Toby
Francesca Newman Molly
Max Pattison Benji
Finley Southby Charlie
Guest cast
George Clarke Harvey Walker
Kieron Bell Goalkeeper
Eddison Burch Nathan
David Kapfunde Joshua
Chris Dunckley Olly
Alexandra Afryea Nathan's Mum
Davina Dewrance Olly's Mum
Edwin Nwachukwu Jr Joshua's Dad
Melvyn Hayes Ernest Walker
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
Paul Ralph Line Producer
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Chris Goodger Director of Photography
Natalie Rogers (as Natalie Rogers-Wenzel) Costume Designer
Carlene Gearing Make-up Designer
Martin Hawkins Lighting Designer
Alex Hardcastle Composer
Steve Brown Musical Director
Gregor Sharp Commissioning Editor

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