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

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 1 - Mortgage

Lee's former flatmate Kate has moved back to America, so Tim decides to sell the flat.

Further details

Faced with homelessness, Lee announces he'll buy the flat himself and sets to work putting off any other prospective buyers, including Tim's sister Lucy. Things get worse when Lucy puts in an offer on the flat and Tim is forced to decide where his loyalties lie.

Broadcast details

Friday 7th September 2007
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 13th October 2010 9:00pm Dave
Wednesday 13th October 2010 11:35pm Dave
Wednesday 26th January 2011 9:00pm Dave
Sunday 27th March 2011 9:00pm Dave
Tuesday 24th May 2011 9:40pm Dave
Wednesday 25th May 2011 12:40am Dave
Thursday 21st July 2011 11:05pm Dave
Sunday 4th September 2011 9:00pm Dave
Friday 5th October 2012 9:00pm Dave
Saturday 6th October 2012 12:40am Dave
Monday 28th January 2013 9:00pm Dave
Monday 28th January 2013 11:40pm Dave
Saturday 10th August 2013 9:00pm Dave
Thursday 5th September 2013 9:00pm Dave
Friday 6th September 2013 1:40am Dave
Monday 4th November 2013 9:05pm Gold
Tuesday 5th November 2013 1:20am Gold
Thursday 26th December 2013 9:40pm Gold
Friday 27th December 2013 1:00am Gold
Tuesday 10th June 2014 11:00pm Gold
Wednesday 11th June 2014 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 12th August 2014 12:20am Gold
Tuesday 12th August 2014 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 14th October 2014 9:55pm Gold
Wednesday 15th October 2014 1:40am Gold
Monday 9th February 2015 10:20pm Gold
Tuesday 10th February 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 26th May 2015 1:00am Gold
Tuesday 26th May 2015 9:10pm Gold
Thursday 30th July 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 19th April 2016 11:20pm Gold
Wednesday 20th April 2016 1:45am Gold
Thursday 12th May 2016 11:00pm Gold
Thursday 3rd November 2016 9:40pm Gold
Wednesday 1st March 2017 10:00pm Gold
Monday 5th June 2017 9:20pm Gold
Thursday 15th June 2017 9:00pm Dave
Saturday 24th August 2019 9:20pm Dave
Tuesday 22nd October 2019 9:20pm Gold
Wednesday 29th January 2020 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 30th January 2020 1:25am Gold
Monday 4th May 2020 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 5th May 2020 12:40am Gold
Tuesday 8th September 2020 10:25pm Gold
Wednesday 9th September 2020 9:20pm Gold
Tuesday 20th October 2020 9:20pm Gold
Wednesday 21st October 2020 12:35am Gold
Friday 20th August 2021 10:00pm Gold
Saturday 21st August 2021 1:15am Gold
Tuesday 23rd November 2021 9:00pm Gold
Wednesday 24th November 2021 2:20am Gold
Thursday 10th February 2022 10:40pm Gold
Friday 11th February 2022 1:55am Gold
Wednesday 18th May 2022 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 19th May 2022 2:30am Gold
Monday 25th July 2022 11:40pm Gold
Monday 16th January 2023 10:00pm Gold
Tuesday 17th January 2023 1:35am Gold
Thursday 27th July 2023 10:40pm Gold
Friday 28th July 2023 2:00am Gold
Wednesday 25th October 2023 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 26th October 2023 1:15am Gold
Tuesday 16th January 2024 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 17th January 2024 1:40am Gold
Wednesday 17th January 2024 9:20pm Gold

Cast & crew

Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Tim Vine Tim
Miranda Hart Barbara
Guest cast
Jennifer McEvoy Neighbour
Kim Wall Bank Manager
Stewart Francis Hilary Alison
Writing team
Lee Mack Writer
Paul Kerensa Writer
Simon Evans Writer
Peter Tilbury Writer
Production team
Alex Hardcastle Director
Charlie Hanson Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
Lee Mack Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Steve Brown Composer

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