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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Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Nurse (Angela McHale), Lee (Lee Mack). Copyright: Avalon Television / Arlo Productions.
When Lucy decides it's time to have a baby she's surprised to find the whole family taking a personal interest in the conception.

Broadcast details

Friday 31st October 2014
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Bobby Ball Frank
Geoffrey Whitehead Geoffrey
Deborah Grant Wendy
Katy Wix Daisy
Guest cast
Angela McHale Nurse
Annie Cooper Janette (Porn Actress)
Timothy Knightley Mike
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


Over my dead body

Lucy and Lee talk to Lucy's parents about her wanting to have a baby.

Featuring: Lee Mack (Lee), Sally Bretton (Lucy), Geoffrey Whitehead (Geoffrey), Deborah Grant (Wendy).


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