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. 78 episodes (10 series), 2006 - 2019. Stars Lee Mack, Sally Bretton, Hugh Dennis, Abigail Cruttenden and others.

Another series is in development.

Series 4, Episode 3 - Movie

Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Rod (Philip Brodie), Lee (Lee Mack), Jane (Hannah Waddingham). Copyright: Avalon Television / Arlo Productions.
Lucy is fed up of Lee treating her flat as if he owns it. He promises to change but omits to mention that he has already let the flat out to a film director who is paying Lee £500 to use the flat while Lucy's out at work.

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th January 2011
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Lee Mack Lee
    Sally Bretton Lucy
    Tim Vine Tim
    Katy Wix Daisy
    Guest cast
    Hannah Waddingham Jane
    Philip Brodie Rod
    Mike Wilmot Mike (Director)
    Leila Hoffman Old Lady
    Writing team
    Lee Mack Writer
    Daniel Peak Writer
    Simon Evans Writer (Additional Material)
    Paul Kerensa Writer (Additional Material)
    Dave Cohen Writer (Additional Material)
    Simon Griffiths Writer (Additional Material)
    David Isaac Writer (Additional Material)
    Liam Woodman Writer (Additional Material)
    Milton Jones Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Nick Wood Director
    Jamie Rix Producer
    Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
    Lee Mack Executive Producer
    Jon Thoday Executive Producer
    Simon Wilson Executive Producer
    Richard Halladey Editor
    James Dillon Production Designer
    Steve Brown Composer
    Alex Hardcastle Composer


    Indoor Barbeque

    With the toaster broken, Lee finds an alternative way to make crumpets, much to Lucy's annoyance. And a stranger comes knocking at the door.

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    Featuring: Lee Mack (Lee), Mike Wilmot (Mike), Sally Bretton (Lucy).

    Tim's Job Hunt

    Daisy tries to convince Tim that he is making a mistake by wanting to quit his job. Lee offers to talk to his friend, and encourages Daisy to make her excuses, which are typically unconventional.

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    Featuring: Lee Mack (Lee), Tim Vine (Tim), Katy Wix (Daisy).


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