Ted Robbins is recognised as one of the top TV warm-up act in Britain but if you if you’ve never seen him before a live studio audience, you may recognise Ted from his on-screen appearances in shows such as Brookside, Doctors, Holby City, Merseybeat, Lead Balloon, Little Britain, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps and most famously of all, the role of ‘Den Perry’ – the man who burned down the Phoenix club in Peter Kay’s hit show, Phoenix Nights.
Born in Liverpool, Robbins is one of five children and also second cousin of Beatle’s legend, Paul McCartney.
A career in theatre and television has seen him take up a variety of roles from acting through to presenting quiz game shows, including Chain Letters, Quiz Night and Bratpack in addition to being the voice of hit show, Catchphrase, from 1994 – 1999.
Also in the 90s, Ted narrated audio book adaptations of The Railway Stories written by Christopher Awdry, which feature titles such as Thomas the Tank Engine.
Ted lives in the village of Crawshawbooth, Rossendale, Lancashire, with his two children. Currently, Ted presents a weekday morning show on BBC Radio Lancashire from 9am – 11am, if you’re not local to the area you can catch up with him by listening online via the BBC Lancashire site.
Ted is a fantastic act at any occasion and his experience and talent makes for an excellent guest with great stories and laughs assured. To enquire about Ted’s availability please get in touch with us using the form below.