Not Going Out
Lee is a man with a problem. His flatmate, Kate, has moved out for good and his best mate and landlord, Tim, has put the apartment up for sale.
Faced with the prospect of losing the flat, not to mention his well-meaning, but utterly useless, cleaner Barbara, Lee rents the spare room to Tim's ambitious younger sister, Lucy.
The arrangement turns out to be far from perfect, however, with high-flyer Lucy taking on Lee in a bidding war for the flat.
Sibling rivalry turns into full-on anxiety as uptight accountant Tim quickly becomes suspicious of Lee's influence on his kid sister.
Still unburdened by ambition or drive, Lee finds his plans for keeping the flat are not plain sailing. On the plus side, his new domestic set-up does lead him to discover the art world, the underworld, and the lengths one man will go for tickets to an England football match.
Audiences will know Lee Mack from Would I Lie To You? (BBC ONE) where he is a resident team captain. Lee was a key performer in the BAFTA award winning The Sketch Show (ITV1), which ran for two series. He then worked alongside Kelsey Grammer in an American version of The Sketch Show. He also wrote and starred in two series of the Sony Radio Award nominated, The Lee Mack Show (BBC Radio 2) and hosted They Think It's All Over (BBC One).
Returning in the second series of Not Going Out, Tim also co-starred with Lee Mack in both series of The Sketch Show (ITV1). Tim is also known as a TV host, having devised and presented Fluke (Channel 4), which was nominated for a Golden Rose at the International Rose d'Or Television Festival.
Tim is also the Guinness World Record holder for Telling The Most Jokes in an Hour - smashing the previous record with a total of 499.
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