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 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.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 20th January 2015
Time
10:35pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    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
    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

    Video

    Political Arthur

    Count Arthur gives a rousing political speech.

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

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