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.

Count Arthur Strong. Image shows from L to R: Karl (Amit Shah), Count Arthur Strong (Steve Delaney).

Series 3, Episode 6 - The Lucky Streak

Arthur makes some unlikely new friends while in search of biscuits, and sees his life and luck change overnight.


This episode was moved from BBC One in order to facilitate overrunning tennis coverage.

Broadcast details

Friday 7th July 2017
30 minutes

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
Bronagh Gallagher Birdie
Guest cast
Tim Downie Rufus
Amit Shah Karl
Harman Singh Ben
Roger Barclay Business Man
Aaron Ishmael Teenager 1
Jumayn Hunter Teenager 2
Sonny Morgan Young Boy
Graham Linehan Security Guard
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
Kate Daughton Executive Producer


Count Arthur Strong finds 50p

Count Arthur finds 50p in the road... but it's been glued there by two youths playing a prank.

Featuring: Steve Delaney (Count Arthur Strong), Aaron Ishmael (Teenager 1), Jumayn Hunter (Teenager 2).


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