The Britt Allcroft Company
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The Britt Allcroft Company was a company created by Britt Allcroft and Angus Wright in 1984. The company changed its name to Gullane Entertainment in 2000 which in 2002 was taken over by HIT Entertainment.
It produced shows such as Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, Magic Adventures of Mumfie and Shining Time Station.
Purchased the assets to Neil Buchanan's company, The Media Merchants Television Company Ltd. with the rights to Art Attack and ZZZap!.
- Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends -- First aired 1984. First TV series which was based on the books The Railway Series by Wilbert Awdry. This was narrated by Ringo Starr, Michael Angelis, Alec Baldwin and George Carlin.
- Shining Time Station -- First aired 1989. A live-action series about a station featuring a cast of characters such as Stacy the Station Master, Schemer the Arcade Owner and Mr. Conductor who tells many stories about Thomas the Tank Engine and friends.
- Magic Adventures of Mumfie -- First aired 1994. Based on a series of books by Katharine Tozar featuring Mumfie and his friends. A musical adventure featuring the voice of Patrick Breen.
- Magic School & Friends -- frist aired 1988.
- Captain Pugwash -- First aired 1998. Captain Pugwash and his mates search for treasure
- Eckhart -- First aired 2000. About a little mouse and his friends who has a lot of adventures traveling around the world.