Edward Maurice "Ted" Robbins (born 11 August 1955) is an English television presenter and actor. He took up the role as narrator of the Railway Series audio books after Johnny Morris and Willie Rushton retired from the series. He narrated the books written by Christopher Awdry in 1994. He was the second narrator to have a connection with the Beatles (the first being Ringo Starr). He is the second cousin of Paul McCartney.

Ted has recently appeared in children's sitcom "The Slammer" "Diddy Movies" "Diddy TV" and adult comedy shows "Bad Education" and "Birds of a Feather". He is currently a regular Sunday presenter on BBC Radio Lancashire.


  • Both he and Ringo Starr have connections with rock band The Beatles.
  • Both he and Mark Moraghan appeared in the same episode of "Holby City". Robert Wilfort and Colin McFarlane have also worked on the show.
  • Both he and Colin McFarlane appeared in the same episode of "Citizen Khan". Robert Wilfort also appeared on this show.
  • Both he and Bob Golding appeared in the same episode of "Diddy Movies".