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 3 - We're Listening

Count Arthur Strong. Image shows from L to R: JP Cooling (Jonathan Cullen), Count Arthur Strong (Steve Delaney). Copyright: Retort / Komedia Entertainment
Arthur goes into politics. Spurred on by sleepless nights and noise pollution on his street, Arthur decides to run for local elections. Aided by John the Watch, his head of security, health secretary Eggy and a reluctant Michael as head of communications, they become a political force that cannot be ignored.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Tuesday 20th January 2015
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 20th January 2015 11:05pm BBC1 Wales
Tuesday 20th January 2015 11:35pm BBC1 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
Jonathan Cullen JP Cooling
Jamie Parker Cooling's Aide
Jonnie Bayfield Young Volunteer
Terence Beesley Resident
Heather Coombs Resident
Sarah Finigan Resident
Chetna Pandya Resident
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


Political Arthur

Count Arthur gives a rousing political speech.

Featuring: Steve Delaney (Count Arthur Strong) & Rory Kinnear (Michael Baker).

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