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.

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Series 5, Episode 5 - Examination

Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Tim Vine), Lee (Lee Mack). Copyright: Avalon Television / Arlo Productions.
Lucy finds herself working on a Government initiative encouraging men to regularly check themselves for lumps. Eager to please Lucy, Lee follows the campaign's advice and discovers something he wasn't expecting.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th May 2012
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Lee Mack Lee
    Sally Bretton Lucy
    Tim Vine Tim
    Katy Wix Daisy
    Guest cast
    Charlotte Lucas Dr Kingsley
    Andrew Whipp Dr Jenkins
    Ben Rufus Green Man in Sauna
    Sarah Kempton Receptionist
    Writing team
    Lee Mack 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)
    Production team
    Nick Wood Director
    Jamie Rix Producer
    Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
    Lee Mack Executive Producer
    Jon Thoday Executive Producer
    Chris Sussman Executive Producer
    Rob Aslett Executive Producer
    Richard Halladey Editor
    James Dillon Production Designer
    Steve Brown Composer
    Alex Hardcastle Composer


    What Are You Using for Underpants?

    After finding something when checking himself for lumps Lee asks Tim to have a look.

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    Featuring: Lee Mack (Lee), Tim Vine (Tim).


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