Count Arthur Strong. Count Arthur Strong (Steve Delaney). Copyright: Retort
Count Arthur Strong

Count Arthur Strong

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 2013 - 2017
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

TV sitcom following elderly, befuddled showbusiness character Count Arthur Strong and his friends. Stars Steve Delaney, Rory Kinnear, Zahra Ahmadi, Chris Ryman, Andy Linden and more.

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Series 1, Episode 6 - Seance

Count Arthur Strong. Image shows from L to R: Eggy (Dave Plimmer), John The Watch (Andy Linden), Bulent (Chris Ryman), Count Arthur Strong (Steve Delaney). Copyright: Retort / Komedia Entertainment
In attempting to contact an old friend, Arthur and Michael realise that goodbyes are difficult.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Tuesday 13th August 2013
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 19th October 2013 6:50pm BBC2
Saturday 19th October 2013 7:20pm BBC2 Scot

Cast & crew

Steve Delaney Count Arthur Strong
Rory Kinnear Michael Baker
Zahra Ahmadi Sinem
Chris Ryman Bulent
Andy Linden John The Watch
Dave Plimmer Eggy
Guest cast
Neil Edmond Priest
Dan Mersh Customer
Writing team
Steve Delaney Writer
Graham Linehan Writer
Andrew Ellard Script Editor
Production team
Graham Linehan Director
Richard Boden Director
Richard Boden Producer
Richard Daws Executive Producer
Jon Rolph Executive Producer
Gregor Sharp Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer
Jon Boden Composer


The Seance

There's only one way for Arthur to now contact Katya...

Featuring: Zahra Ahmadi (Sinem), Steve Delaney (Count Arthur Strong), Rory Kinnear (Michael Baker), Andy Linden (John The Watch) & Chris Ryman (Bulent).

Arthur's gone missing

After Arthur stops visiting the cafe, Michael, John and Eggy pay him a visit at home.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Steve Delaney (Count Arthur Strong), Rory Kinnear (Michael Baker), Andy Linden (John The Watch) & Dave Plimmer (Eggy).

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