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

Not Going Out

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2006 - 2023
  • 100 episodes (13 series)

Fast-paced, gag-packed studio sitcom starring Lee Mack and Sally Bretton. Also features Hugh Dennis, Abigail Cruttenden, Geoffrey Whitehead, Deborah Grant, Bobby Ball and more.

  • Due to return for Series 14
  • Series 7, Episode 5 repeated Saturday at 8:40pm on U&Dave
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 1,458

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Series 8, Episode 5 - Charlie

Not Going Out. Lee (Lee Mack)
Lee is worried that Charlie is getting a reputation at school for being the class clown.

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Broadcast details

Date
Friday 17th February 2017
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Hugh Dennis Toby
Abigail Cruttenden Anna
Finley Southby Charlie
Guest cast
Selina Griffiths Miss Anstis
Steve Speirs Johnny Lucas
Harry Brown (as Harry Rown) Jake
Miley Locke Izzy
Albie Leighton Fenn Space Pilot Boy
Writing team
Lee Mack Writer
Simon Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Kerensa Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Griffiths Writer (Additional Material)
Liam Woodman Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Morgan Writer
Guy Venables Writer (Additional Material)
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
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Leah Archer Costume Designer
Chris Goodger Director of Photography
Carlene Gearing Make-up Designer
Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
Steve Brown Composer
Alex Hardcastle Composer
Roger Planer Composer
John McBurnie Composer
Gregor Sharp Commissioning Editor

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Rude poems

Lucy is at home waiting for Anna to look after the twins so she can attend her eldest son, Charlie's school story competition with Lee. She finds some silly notes from Lee that make her realise they may be being too hard on their son.

Featuring: Lee Mack (Lee), Sally Bretton (Lucy) & Abigail Cruttenden (Anna).

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