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. 85 episodes (11 series), 2006 - 2021. Stars Lee Mack, Sally Bretton, Hugh Dennis, Abigail Cruttenden and others.

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Series 7 - Wedding

The will-they-won't-they tension between Lee and Lucy reaches new highs in this epic series finale for Christmas, as the couple find themselves in previously uncharted emotional water.

Further details

Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lee (Lee Mack), Geoffrey (Geoffrey Whitehead). Copyright: Avalon Television / Arlo Productions.

In this action-packed episode, Frank drags Lee on a wild night out on the town - with disastrous consequences, involving a traffic cone, arm wrestling on a zebra crossing and slow dancing together to a Whitney classic.

The police are also interested in a potentially stolen item in Lee's possession. Can our favourite loveable layabout talk his way out of this spectacular mess and still make the most important appointment of his day?


This episode included some of the final scenes to be filmed at Teddington Studios.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 24th December 2014
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Bobby Ball Frank
Geoffrey Whitehead Geoffrey
Deborah Grant Wendy
Tim Vine Tim
Katy Wix Daisy
Simon Dutton Guy
Guest cast
Melanie Gutteridge Amy (Lesbian Neighbour)
Andy Linden Neighbour
Laura Aikman Debbie
Vilma Hollingbery Betty (Old Lady)
Jay Simpson Stretch
Toby Longworth Paul
Phil Cornwell Police Officer
Tommy Cannon Vicar
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)
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


I Know What You Think Of Me...

Geoffrey questions if Lee is good enough to marry Lucy.

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Featuring: Lee Mack (Lee), Geoffrey Whitehead (Geoffrey).


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