Ted Robbins

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Ted Robbins
Ted Robbins (2451899707).jpg
Robbins in April 2008, at the unveiling of
Fred Dibnah's statue.
Born11 August 1955 (1955-08-11) (age 59)[1]
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
NationalityBritish
Alma materLiverpool University
OccupationActor, comedian,
broadcaster, radio DJ,
radio personality,
voice-over artist,
television personality
Years active1984–present
Spouse(s)Judy Robbins
ChildrenJack
 
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Ted Robbins
Ted Robbins (2451899707).jpg
Robbins in April 2008, at the unveiling of
Fred Dibnah's statue.
Born11 August 1955 (1955-08-11) (age 59)[1]
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
NationalityBritish
Alma materLiverpool University
OccupationActor, comedian,
broadcaster, radio DJ,
radio personality,
voice-over artist,
television personality
Years active1984–present
Spouse(s)Judy Robbins
ChildrenJack

Ted Robbins is an English actor, television presenter and radio broadcaster and presents a Sunday morning show on BBC Radio Lancashire[2] Ted has performed as a warm-up artist for numerous pre-recorded comedy shows that have been filmed before live studio audiences including Granada Television's Wood and Walters and Birds of a Feather which he returned to for the new series in 2014 and will again for its second outing in 2015, played the voice over in Catchphrase from 1994-1996 and returned in Roy Walker's penultimate series in1998 and 1999. and the BBC's Little Britain.[3] He also starred in Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights (2001-2002) for both series as Den Perry, the main 'villain' and also the Governor in The Slammer. His most recent roles were in Hank Zipzer in episode 8 playing Bob and Diddy Movies playing Diddy Dick and Dom's boss.

Currently, he plays Barry Quid in the 2014 revival of Birds of a Feather.

Personal life[edit]

He is an enthusiastic supporter of Rossendale RUFC, sometimes as a player but mainly to watch his son, Jack, who plays prop.[4]

Ted Robbins is also the President of Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary in Edenfield, Lancashire.[5] He is the brother of actresses Kate and Amy Robbins and is a first cousin once removed of Paul McCartney.

Ted has performed in panto at the Charter Theatre, Preston and this year he will perform Cinderella at the Stockport Plaza.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRole
2003Calendar GirlsBike Man[6]
2006The SlammerThe Governor[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Researcha (subscription required)
  2. ^ "BBC Lancashire programme schedule". (for 15 April 2011). BBC Radio Lancashire. Archived from the original on 15 April 2011. Retrieved 15 April 2011.  – the formatting of the archived page is slightly awry, but it provides schedule snapshot as a clear reference.
  3. ^ http://www.celebrityappearance.co.uk/television/ted-robbins
  4. ^ "Presenter profile: Ted Robbins". BBC Radio Lancashire. 30 June 2009. Archived from the original on 15 April 2011. Retrieved 15 April 2011. 
  5. ^ Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary - El Presidente
  6. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0337909/?ref_=nmbio_mbio
  7. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0730473/?ref_=tt_ov_st

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Preceded by
Allan Stewart
Host of Chain Letters
1991–95
Succeeded by
Vince Henderson