Ted's career as an actor in London and New York was punctuated with expeditions into the corporate world of petrochemical, publishing and vocational training.

After graduating with first-class honours in Professional and Creative Writing, Ted completed his formal education with a Post Graduate Teaching Certificate 

An award-winning writer, first published in 2004, his writing credits include academic textbooks, poetry, short stories, film scripts, songs, theatre plays and radio dramas. 

He founded Hammond House in 2016 to support the development of creative talent in writing, film and TV production. The International Literary Prize, awarded by Hammond House Publishing and sponsored by the University Centre Grimsby,  attracts entries from over 25 countries and the annual anthologies are read by a worldwide audience

His TV and Film credits include the popular TV culture programme, BIllboard and his documentary films tell compelling and inspirational stories.


Songwriting credits include Staying home, Survival and Clinging to love.  

He shares his knowledge and experience in creative writing workshops for community groups and schools and is currently filming his new video series, The Secrets of Storytelling

When not working he indulges his passion for tennis, painting and classic cars.

Ted Stanley BA Hons.