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 11, Episode 2 repeated at 8:40pm on Dave
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 2,803

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Series 9, Episode 1 - Home Improvements

Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lucy (Sally Bretton), Lee (Lee Mack). Copyright: Avalon Television
Lucy's father reluctantly allows Lee to help Lucy clear up the builder's mess in their new kitchen extension.

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th March 2018
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 16th November 2019 9:40pm Dave
Monday 30th December 2019 8:00pm Dave
Saturday 14th March 2020 7:40pm Dave
Saturday 18th July 2020 7:40pm Dave
Saturday 14th November 2020 7:00pm Dave
Sunday 15th November 2020 1:00am Dave
Saturday 27th February 2021 8:40pm Dave
Friday 9th July 2021 8:05pm BBC1
Saturday 11th September 2021 8:40pm Dave
Saturday 12th March 2022 9:40pm Dave
Saturday 30th July 2022 8:00pm Dave
Saturday 11th February 2023 2:30am Dave
Saturday 18th February 2023 8:40pm Dave
Monday 10th April 2023 1:40pm Dave
Saturday 22nd July 2023 8:00pm Dave
Saturday 28th October 2023 9:20pm Dave
Saturday 6th April 2024 9:55pm Dave

Cast & crew

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
David Finnigan Line 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


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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