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Lee Mack’s Not Going Out returns with a Christmas Special!

BBC One confirms a Christmas Special for the comedy series – Not Going Out as the series hits 100 episodes! Here’s everything we know…

Not Goig Out Christmas Special
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When it comes to Christmas the TV line-up better be good and so far 2023 looks set to be one heck of a cracker.

Already BBC, ITV and Channel 4 have confirmed a plethora of festive specials from Ghost’s, Royal’s Together At Christmas to Crafty Christmas with Stacey Solomon and Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel and now Lee Mack’s sitcom Not Going Out has also been added to the line-up.

Brace for yuletide suburban chaos courtesy of Lee (Lee Mack) and Lucy (Sally Bretton) as Lee throws everything at creating the perfect family Christmas, agreeing to Lucy’s wishes to do something charitable and having “a normal Christmas where nothing goes wrong.”  This moment of festive spirit sees the couple invite Wilfred, a lonely pensioner from the nearby care home, to join them for Christmas dinner.  The only instruction is that Wilfred is not, under any circumstances, allowed to drink alcohol…

Not Going Out - BBC One - Lee and Lucy
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Given best friends Toby (Hugh Dennis) and uptight Anna (Abigail Cruttenden) are on hand, as well as Lucy’s lovely mum Wendy (Deborah Grant) with curmudgeonly dad Geoffrey (Geoffrey Whitehead), surely Lee can ensure this Christmas runs to plan?

Dates and Times have not yet been confirmed but once they have we’ll keep you updated on this page.

Catch up with Not Going Out Series 1-6 with the DVD boxset for £16 here at Amazon.co.uk

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