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

Count Arthur Strong

BBC One and BBC Two sitcom about a faded former celebrity. 20 episodes (3 series), 2013 - 2017. Stars Steve Delaney, Rory Kinnear, Zahra Ahmadi, Chris Ryman and others.

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.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 13th August 2013
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

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

    Arthur's gone missing

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

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


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