I TALK Count Arthur Strong

Count Arthur Strong, began on BBC Two last night but that wasn't the first time the character of Arthur Strong came to be.

Far from it, Count Arthur Strong, in a similar way to how Little Britain came to be, started life as a BBC Radio 4 comedy in 2005 and 44 episodes later and with help from Graham Linehan (Father Ted, The IT Crowd), Count Arthur Strong was brought to the small screen. Don't let that put you off though, this is very much for old and new fans alike.


Likewise, this show is not just about Count Arthur Strong,  sure he's the main focus for the series and rightly so, but there are other characters too who weren't around for the radio series.


The entire series begins with Rory Kinnear's character Michael, who goes in search of more information about his father, comedian Max Baker, as he's been asked to write a book about his father. I really enjoyed Rory in this, I think his character brings a lot to the show and I'm looking forward to seeing how his relationship with Ar