Count Arthur Strong is to return to BBC One with a third series.
Launching on BBC Two in 2013 the second run of episodes were picked up by BBC One where it broadcast at the beginning of this year. Following the success of the first two outings a further series of seven episodes has been commissioned by the beeb. The half-hour episodes are produced by Retort, Komedia Entertainment and Delightful Industries and written by Graham Linehan and the central character’s creator, Steve Delaney.
“I’m thrilled, delighted and humbled that BBC One have requested another series of Count Arthur Strong. Where do I sign? Quick, before they change their minds!” – Steve Delaney
In series three, Arthur still pursues his dreams of stardom no matter how much chaos he causes along the way, with Michael (played by Rory Kinnear) doing his best to limit the damage to the world around them and his own sanity.
The corporation confirm that the third series of Count Arthur Strong will air in 2016.