Comedy

New Count Arthur Strong BBC series confirmed

Count Arthur Strong will return to the BBC on the 19 May 2017.

BBC1 has confirmed that the new series of Count Arthur Strong will launch at 20:30 on the 19 May 2017. Steve Delaney, who plays the title character, once again wrote the seven part series, joined by all the regular cast.

Michael (Rory Kinnear), Eggy (Dave Plimmer), John The Watch (Andy Linden), and cafe owners Bulent (Chris Ryman) and his sister Sinem (Zahra Ahmadi) all return, joined by newcomer Birdie (Bronagh Gallagher).

The announcement comes as Count Arthur Strong tours the UK on the The Sound of Mucus tour. Running until the 23 June 2017, the tour sees Strong pay tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember, recreating the most poignant and salient moments for the audience’s enjoyment.

Here are those remaining UK tour dates:

4 May – Tyne Theatre, Newcastle
5 May – His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
7 May – Blackpool Grand Theatre, Blackpool
10 May – Bromsgrove Atrix, Bromsgrove
11 May – Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa
12 May – Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering
17 May – King’s Hall, Ilkley
18 May – King George’s Hall, Blackburn
19 May – Barbican Centre, York
20 May – Victoria Theatre, Halifax
21 May – Royal Theatre, Norwich
26 May – Palladium, London
27 May – Colosseum, Watford
28 May – Royal and Derngate, Northampton
31 May – Shanklin Theatre, Isle of Wight
1 June – Pavilion, Worthing
2 June – Assembly Hall, Tunbridge Wells
3 June – G Live, Guildford
7 June – Playhouse Theatre, Weston-Super-Mare
9 June – Hawth Theatre, Crawley
10 June – New Theatre, Oxford
14 June – Corn Exchange, Kings Lynn
17 June – Brewhouse Theatre, Taunton
18 June – Hippodrome, Bristol
19 June – Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
21 June – Winter Gardens, Margate
23 June – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Remaining tickets for the Count Arthur Strong are on sale now through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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