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Ted Robbins

Edward Michael Robbins (born 11 August 1955) is an English actor, television presenter and radio broadcaster and presents a Sunday morning show on BBC Radio Lancashire. He 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, provided the voiceover in Catchphrase from 1994 to 1996 and returned in Roy Walker's penultimate series in 1998 and 1999, and the BBC's Little Britain. He also starred in Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights (2001–02) for both series as Den Perry, the main "villain", and also the Governor in The Slammer. His most recent roles were in Benidorm in 2012 as Victor St. James. Also, Hank Zipzer in episode 8 playing Bob and Diddy TV playing Larry Bingbongberger. He guest starred as Barry Quid in Series 10 of Birds of a Feather and also in the comedy series The League of Gentlemen as Tony Cluedo, singer of Crème Brulee. On 31 January 2015, Robbins suffered a heart attack and collapsed on stage, clutching his chest, during his solo sketch at the opening night of the Phoenix Nights Live tour at the Manchester Arena.[3] His health has improved since then and he has lost two stone.[4] Robbins currently hosts the Friday afternoon show on BBC Radio Manchester. In 2020 Robbins appeared on the rebooted version of Crackerjack! as one of the "Crackerjack Players.

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Aug 11, 1955 In Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Chariots of Fire 1981-05-15
Latest Project:
Movie The Paul O'Grady Story 2017-06-23
Known For
Poster of The Paul O'Grady Story
Poster of Calendar Girls
Poster of Richard & Judy
Poster of Heartbeat
Movie The Paul O'Grady Story Himself 2017-06-23
Series Diddy TV Larry Weinsteinberger 2016-03-14
Movie Peter Kay: 20 Years of Funny Himself 2015-12-24
Movie Ye Olde Dragons' Den Duncan Bannatyne 2013-05-21
Movie Eric & Ernie Jack Hylton 2011-01-01
Series Fairy Tales Unknown 2008-01-10
Series The Slammer Unknown 2006-09-22
Series Loose at 5:30 Unknown 2006-05-29
Series The Chase Unknown 2006-07-16
Movie Calendar Girls Bike Man 2003-09-02
Series Phoenix Nights Don Perry 2001-01-14
Series Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps Unknown 2001-02-26
Series Richard & Judy Self 2001-11-26
Series That Peter Kay Thing Unknown 2000-01-12
Movie This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper Unknown 2000-01-26
Movie Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings Unknown 2000-12-25
Series The League of Gentlemen Unknown 1999-01-11
Series Dalziel and Pascoe Barman 1996-03-16
Series The Alphabet Game Unknown 1996-08-05
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Series The Kate Robbins Show Unknown 1988-07-23
Series Chain Letters Unknown 1987-09-07
Series Surprise, Surprise Unknown 1984-05-06
Movie Chariots of Fire Shot Putter (uncredited) 1981-05-15