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Count Arthur Strong 

Delusional show business character Count Arthur Strong, a pompous, out-of-work actor from Doncaster attempts to recount his life story with the help of the scholarly son of his former comedy partner.

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Steve Delaney
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Series cast summary:
Steve Delaney Steve Delaney ...  Count Arthur Strong 20 episodes, 2013-2017
Rory Kinnear ...  Michael Baker / ... 20 episodes, 2013-2017
Zahra Ahmadi ...  Sinem 20 episodes, 2013-2017
Andy Linden Andy Linden ...  John the Watch 20 episodes, 2013-2017
David Plimmer David Plimmer ...  Eggy 20 episodes, 2013-2017
Chris Ryman ...  Bulent 19 episodes, 2013-2017
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Delusional show business character Count Arthur Strong, a pompous, out-of-work actor from Doncaster attempts to recount his life story with the help of the scholarly son of his former comedy partner.

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8 July 2013 (UK) See more »

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Komedia Entertainment See more »
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Even before the first series aired the BBC commissioned a second series straight away. See more »

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Laugh out loud comedy
22 October 2017 | by taylorjan-63962See all my reviews

First heard Count Arthur (CAS) on BBC radio and loved it. He gets words and all sorts wrong and is quite a horrible, if hilarious, character who gets into all sorts of situations.

The TV CAS is the same character but here he is NICE!

I wasn't sure how it would work on TV but it does. With Graham Lineman (Father Ted, The IT crowd) on board there are some surreal moments, and Rory Kinnear takes a bit of getting used to.

I only have to look at Count Arthur's character and I'm already laughing.

The episode in which we have a copy of the story 'Misery' is hilarious. No bad language, just laugh out loud fun.


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