Thomas and Friends - Season 7

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The seventh season of the television series aired in 2003. All twenty-six episodes were narrated by Michael Angelis in the UK and Michael Brandon in the US. Michael Angelis also narrated four episodes for New Friends for Thomas and Other Adventures.


  1. Emily's New Coaches
  2. Percy Gets It Right
  3. Bill, Ben & Fergus
  4. The Old Bridge/The Old Iron Bridge
  5. Edward's Brass Band
  6. What's The Matter With Henry?
  7. James & The Queen of Sodor
  8. The Refreshment Lady's Tea Shop/The Refreshment Lady's Stand
  9. The Spotless Record
  10. Toby's Windmill/Toby & The Windmill
  11. Bad Day At Castle Loch
  12. Rheneas & The Roller Coaster
  13. Salty's Stormy Tale
  14. Snow Engine/Oliver The Snow Engine
  15. Something Fishy
  16. The Runaway Elephant
  17. Peace & Quiet
  18. Fergus Breaks The RulesThomas & The Search For Fergus
  19. Bulgy Rides Again
  20. Harold & The Flying Horse
  21. The Grand Opening
  22. Best Dressed Engine
  23. Gordon & Spencer
  24. Not So Hasty Puddings/Not So Hasty Cakes
  25. Trusty Rusty
  26. Three Cheers For Thomas/Hooray For Thomas


  • Thomas
  • Edward
  • Henry
  • Gordon
  • James
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Donald and Douglas
  • Oliver
  • Bill and Ben
  • Diesel
  • Annie and Clarabel
  • Salty
  • Harvey
  • 'Arry and Bert
  • Skarloey
  • Rheneas
  • Peter Sam
  • Rusty
  • Duncan
  • Toad
  • Bertie
  • Bulgy
  • Elizabeth
  • Harold
  • Cranky
  • Sir Topham Hatt
  • Lady Hatt
  • Stephen Hatt
  • The Refreshment Lady
  • Duck (does not speak)
  • Stepney (does not speak)
  • Terence (does not speak)
  • Trevor (does not speak)
  • Farmer Trotter (not named; does not speak)
  • Duke (cameo)
  • Henrietta (cameo)
  • George (cameo)
  • Butch (cameo)
  • Tiger Moth (cameo)
  • Bridget Hatt (cameo)
  • Mrs. Kyndley (cameo)
  • Jem Cole (cameo)
  • The Vicar of Wellsworth (cameo)
  • Farmer McColl (cameo)
  • Cyril the Fogman (cameo)
  • Nancy (cameo)
  • BoCo (music video cameo)
  • Daisy (music video cameo)
  • The Diesel (music video cameo)
  • Bulstrode (music video cameo)

Characters introduced

  • Emily
  • Fergus
  • Arthur
  • Murdoch
  • Spencer
  • Sodor Brass Band
  • Lord Callan
  • The Duke and Duchess of Boxford (do not speak)


  • This was David Mitton's final season as director.
  • This was the final season to include music composed by Mike O'Donnell and Junior Campbell.
  • This was the last season to use 35mm film.
  • This season used the most stock footage.
  • This season has the most episodes broadcast out of production order.
  • In 2004, Michael Angelis renarrated some episodes with Robert Hartshorne's music.
  • Some of Michael Brandon's narrations used the new music whilst some had the classic music.


  • Based on the Railway Series by: The Rev. W. Awdry
  • Created for Television by: Britt Allcroft
  • Told by: Michael Angelis, Michael Brandon
  • Directed by: David Mitton
  • Written by: Jan Page, Paul Larson, Robyn Chateris, David Mitton, Jenny McDade, Lee Pressman, George Tarry, Robin Kingsland, Polly Churchill, Brian Trueman, James Mason
  • Script Editor: Jan Page
  • Script Consultant: Phil Fehrle
  • Story Consultant: Paul Larson
  • Creative Consultant: Shelley Elizabeth Skinner
  • Director of Photography: Terry Permane
  • Head of Production: Matt Porter
  • Production Accountant: Pete Dunkerley
  • Production Manager: Andreas Fehrle
  • Production Supervisor: Michele Vardy
  • 1st Assistant Camera: Fran Weston
  • Camera Crew: Andrew Mitchell
  • Gaffer: Michael Flynn
  • Art Director: Bob Gauld-Galliers
  • Model and Special Effects Supervisor: David Eves
  • Assistant to Model and Special Effects Supervisor: Marisa Clifford
  • Model Engineers: Steve Knowles, Chris Lloyd, Duncan Orthner
  • Special Effects: Mark Howard, Graham Poole
  • Model Makers: Mitch Barnes, Alex Bennett, Gord Bray, Dean Brooks, Brian Cole, Jennie de Naeyer, Gary Faulkner, Ray Lovell, Franc Madden, John Murphy, Simon Parker, John Payne, Roy Spencer, Bill Thomas
  • Sculptors: Martin Gaskell, Nicola Hatch, Sean Hedges-Quinn, Jessica Lee, Clare Kinross, Araba Ocran, Chrissie Overs
  • Stage Crew: Sophie Brown, Julian Ayres, Nick Richardson
  • Runners: Ben Crooks, Jo Hamer
  • Lighting Equipment Supplied by: Lee Lighting Ltd
  • Camera Engineering: Richard Malpass Associates
  • Dubbing Facilities: The Maidstone Studios
  • Dubbing Mixer: Mike Erander
  • Online and VFX: Robin Doelly, Steve Horton
  • Editor: Kate Buckland
  • Music Composed by: Mike O'Donnell, Junior Campbell
  • Made at: Shepperton Studios
  • Processed by: Technicolor
  • Programme Consultant: Steve Asquith
  • 1st Assistant Director: Conrad Ayling
  • Executive Producers: Britt Allcroft, David Mitton, Jocelyn Stevenson, Peter Urie
  • Produced by: Phil Fehrle

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