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, Bobby Ball, Hugh Dennis and others.

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Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lucy (Sally Bretton), Lee (Lee Mack), Molly (Francesca Newman), Benji (Max Pattison), Charlie (Finley Southby).

Series 8 - The True Meaning Of Christmas

It's Christmas Eve, and Lee and Lucy face a possible yuletide disaster when they discover the perfect present they have bought for their children has already been gifted to them by their grandparents.

Further details

It's Christmas Eve, and Lee and Lucy face a possible yuletide disaster when they discover the perfect present they have bought for their children has already been gifted to them by their grandparents, Geoffrey and Wendy. Lee is forced to rush out at the last minute in search of a suitable substitute. But, with all the local shops closing their doors for the festive period, the race is on for Lee to avoid the ultimate parenting fail on Christmas morning and disappoint his three excited children.

With Lee's lovably feckless father Frank and uptight neighbours Toby and Anna dropping in to join in the madness and mayhem, it's guaranteed to be a family Christmas to remember.

Notes

This episode is dedicated to the memory of Keith Barron, 1934 - 2017.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 24th December 2017
Time
9:35pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
40 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Lee Mack Lee
    Sally Bretton Lucy
    Bobby Ball Frank
    Hugh Dennis Toby
    Abigail Cruttenden Anna
    Geoffrey Whitehead Geoffrey
    Deborah Grant Wendy
    Francesca Newman Molly
    Max Pattison Benji
    Finley Southby Charlie
    Guest cast
    Max Willis Jack
    Keith Barron Michael
    Writing team
    Lee Mack Writer
    Daniel Peak Writer
    Simon Evans Writer (Additional Material)
    Paul Kerensa Writer (Additional Material)
    Simon Griffiths Writer (Additional Material)
    Liam Woodman Writer (Additional Material)
    Sarah Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    James Dillon Production Designer
    Richard Halladey Editor
    Nick Wood Director
    Jamie Rix Producer
    Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
    Lee Mack Executive Producer
    Jon Thoday Executive Producer
    Rob Aslett Executive Producer
    Steve Brown Composer
    Alex Hardcastle Composer

    Video

    The True Meaning of Christmas trailer

    Will Lee and Lucy manage to create the perfect family Christmas for the kids?

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

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