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 5 - Still Life

Count Arthur Strong. Count Arthur Strong (Steve Delaney). Copyright: Retort / Komedia Entertainment
When a documentary team start to do a profile of Michael, Arthur's new career as a living statue threatens to steal the show. Michael turns to drastic tactics to bring the attention back to himself.

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Broadcast details

Tuesday 3rd February 2015
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 4th February 2015 12:15am BBC1 Wales
Wednesday 4th February 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
Lucy Briers Sheila (Publisher)
Oliver Dimsdale Simon (Sinem's Boyfriend)
Mia Soteriou Maria
Yasmine Akram Gemma
Kieran Hodgson Extreme Walker
Adam Hess Extreme Walker
Tom Price Producer
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
Thomas Coombes Camera


Stocky jockey

Arthur mistakes Michael's writing rival Ronald Harrison for a jockey.

Featuring: Steve Delaney (Count Arthur Strong), Rory Kinnear (Michael Baker), Andy Linden (John The Watch) & Zahra Ahmadi (Sinem).

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