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 2, Episode 2 - The Day The Clocks Went Back

Count Arthur Strong. Count Arthur Strong (Steve Delaney). Copyright: Retort / Komedia Entertainment
Arthur takes a flying lesson. A broken heart and Arthur's inability to get his head around the concept of the clocks going back leads to a terrifying mix-up at 2000 feet.

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Broadcast details

Tuesday 13th January 2015
30 minutes


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Date Time Channel
Tuesday 13th January 2015 11:05pm BBC1 Wales

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
Kevin McNally Ernest
Sabina Franklyn Eileen
Georgina Strawson Young Eileen
Will Merrick Jeremy
Adam Stevens Cab Driver
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
Tim Waddell Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer
Jon Boden Composer


Flying lesson

A mix-up with the clocks going back leads Arthur to a mix-up with a flying lesson.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Steve Delaney (Count Arthur Strong) & Will Merrick (Jeremy).

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