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Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lee (Lee Mack), Lucy (Sally Bretton).

Not Going Out

BBC One sitcom about a couple. 69 episodes (9 series), 2006 - 2018. 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). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 9, Episode 1 - Home Improvements

Lucy's father reluctantly allows Lee to help Lucy clear up the builder's mess in their new kitchen extension.

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on BBC iPlayer

Thursday 8th March 2018
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lee Mack Lee
Sally Bretton Lucy
Hugh Dennis Toby
Abigail Cruttenden Anna
Geoffrey Whitehead Geoffrey
Deborah Grant Wendy
Francesca Newman Molly
Max Pattison Benji
Finley Southby Charlie
Guest cast
Saikat Ahamed CCTV Shop Assistant
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)
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 Halladey Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Steve Brown Composer
Alex Hardcastle Composer
Roger Planer Composer
John McBurnie Composer


Not Going Out: Out and out winner where jokes stay in

Confirmation, if it were needed, that laugh-out-loud BBC comedy Not Going Out (BBC One, Thursday) is now fully at home in suburbia, and thriving with it.

David Stephenson, The Daily Express, 11th March 2018

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