Not Going Out series 5

Series 5 promotional image

Series 5 of Not Going Out ran for six episodes from 13 April 2012 to 18 May 2012.

Following the airing of series 4, the Daily Mirror published rumours that Tim Vine wished to quit the show. In an interview with TV channel Dave, Tim Vine revealed that a fifth series was being written, and thus disproved the rumour. The British Comedy Guide also confirms the recommissioning with information from "show insiders". The fifth series, consisting of six episodes, was filmed between November until 22 December 2011. The first episode was aired aired on Friday 13th April at 21:30 on BBC One. It is entitled 'Band', which sees Tim join a work band and Lee becoming jealous when he sees Lucy falling for the lead guitarist.


  1. Band
  2. Dads
  3. Camping
  4. Running
  5. Examination
  6. Drunk
List of Not Going Out Series & Episodes
Series 1 (2006)


Series 2 (2007)

MortgageGayLibrarianBabyArtDatingGangsterMurder at Christmas

Series 3 (2009)

PregnantWinnerAmyPartyNeighbourSpeechMarriageAbsent Father Christmas

Series 4 (2011)

DrugsDebbieMovieDancingFireworksLife on Mars Bars

Series 5 (2012)


Series 6 (2013)

RabbitSkiingTherapyConferenceRachelPlayMagicBoatThe House

Series 7 (2014)