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. 80 episodes (10 series), 2006 - 2020. Stars Lee Mack, Sally Bretton, Hugh Dennis, Abigail Cruttenden and others.

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2015 Christmas Special - Christmas Shopping

It is Christmas Eve and newlyweds Lee and Lucy are doing some last-minute shopping when an unexpected stranger turns their Christmas upside down.

Further details

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

An action-packed episode at the end of last year saw Lee finally tie the knot with his long-suffering landlady and object of his affections, Lucy.

One year on, a heavily pregnant Lucy is three days overdue with their first baby when they find themselves mistakenly caught up in a robbery at the local department store along with Lee's dad Frank dressed as Santa's elf, uber-ditzy friend Daisy, and neighbours Toby and Anna.

Locked in and faced with a dangerous robber wearing a Father Christmas latex mask, they need to come up with an escape plan before things take a turn for the worse. With plenty of screaming and hiding in Santa's grotto, will Lee's actions and usually ill-thought-out ideas get them into even more trouble?

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 24th December 2015
Time
10:45pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Hugh Dennis Toby
Abigail Cruttenden Anna
Bobby Ball Frank
Katy Wix Daisy
Guest cast
Ryan Oliva Robber
Matt Emery Bill
Anthony Adjekum Mike
Clive Hickey Santa
Writing team
Lee Mack Writer
Daniel Peak Writer
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
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