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Posted on 11 Jul , 2013

BBC2 announces second Count Arthur Strong TV series

BBC2 announces second Count Arthur Strong TV series

The BBC’s Shane Allen, Controller, Comedy Commissioning, today announced that Count Arthur Strong has been re-commissioned for a second series.

At the announcement, Shane Allen said “It’s a huge privilege to see Count Arthur Strong return. The combined talents of Graham Linehan, Steve Delaney and Rory Kinnear are too irresistible. This series has all the hallmarks of a BBC Two comedy classic with its superb character at the heart of it, brilliant writing and a dream supporting cast. Long may Arthur cause chaos around him.”

Count Arthur Strong, series 2 is 7×30-minute and is written by Graham Linehan and Steve Delaney. Starring Steve and Rory Kinnear, the series is a co-production between Retort and Komedia. Executive producers are Jon Rolph for Retort, Richard Daws for Komedia and Gregor Sharp for the BBC. The series is produced by Richard Boden and was commissioned by Shane Allen and Janice Hadlow.