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: Count Arthur Strong (Steve Delaney), John The Watch (Andy Linden), Eggy (Dave Plimmer), Michael Baker (Rory Kinnear), Birdie (Bronagh Gallagher).

Series 3, Episode 7 - Safari Park

A birthday treat for Michael turns into a terrifying battle for survival.


Scheduling of this episode changed a number of times. In some places it was initially billed as Episode 4.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th 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
Colin Hoult Roger
Roderic Culver Mr Billings
Robin Weaver Mrs Billings
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
Tim Waddell Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer
Jon Boden Composer


Count Arthur Strong goes to a safari park

Count Arthur Strong, Michael, Birdie and John The Watch head to a safari park.

Featuring: Steve Delaney (Count Arthur Strong), Rory Kinnear (Michael Baker), Andy Linden (John The Watch), Bronagh Gallagher (Birdie).


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