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 4 - Stuck In The Middle With You

Count Arthur Strong. Image shows from L to R: Michael Baker (Rory Kinnear), Bulent (Chris Ryman). Copyright: Retort / Komedia Entertainment
Conman Phil is doing well in the area as a so-called plumber, swindling the locals out of hundreds of pounds. Will Arthur be his next victim? Meanwhile Bulent tries to persuade the café gang that Arthur is not all that he seems.

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Broadcast details

Tuesday 27th January 2015
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 27th January 2015 11:15pm BBC1 Wales
Wednesday 28th January 2015 10:40pm 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
Cavan Clerkin Phil
Guy Henry Psychiatrist
Mia Soteriou Maria
Lu Corfield Phil's Friend
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


Arthur's selfie

Arthur is impressed with Phil's phone and attempts to take a selfie.

Featuring: Steve Delaney (Count Arthur Strong) & Cavan Clerkin (Phil).

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