FANDOM


Main Page

MajorSpoilerImage
“I’m full of surprises!”
This article features MAJOR spoilers for a recently-released or soon-to-be released product. Caution is advised.
UnconfirmedImage
“You shouldn’t listen to rumours, Thomas.”
This article contains information on an upcoming product that is subject to change.
ProtectedImage
“Excuse me, are you a vandal? Driver told me vandals break in and smash things.”
This article has been protected due to the threat of vandalism.


Series 23 of Thomas & Friends began airing on 18 May 2019 in the US, and 2 September 2019 in the UK.

Production

Mattel has green-lit a new series and several specials for Thomas & Friends that will premiere in 2019. Production has begun on the 23rd series that will consist of 20 x 11-minute episodes as well as three 20-minute specials following the recent revamp of the series.

The series is once again, split into two halves: one half with Thomas travelling around the world, and one half taking place on the Island of Sodor. Along with more episodes set in the previously visited China, India and Australia, Thomas will also visit two new countries, Italy and Brazil.


Episodes

Screenshot UK title (top)
US title (bottom)
Written by Original UK release date Episode number #
FreetheRoadspromoFree the RoadsMichael White2 September 201901
Bulgy thinks that people should travel by bus instead of rail, until he learns that having so many passengers is not easy for the buses on their own.
CrowningAroundPromo2Crowning AroundCamille Ucan & Rose Johnson3 September 201902
Rajiv learns that he can be really useful with or without his crown.
ChucklesomeTrucksPromoChucklesome TrucksDavey Moore4 September 201903
Rebecca defies expectations when she works with the Troublesome Trucks and has a very amusing day.
TheOtherBigEnginepromo2The Other Big EngineDavey Moore5 September 201904
Thomas meets another big blue engine in Brazil that reminds him of Gordon.
HeartofGoldpromo3Heart of GoldMichael White6 September 201905
Toby doesn't feel useful working at Ulfstead Castle but soon proves some rude passengers wrong when he saves the crown.
Batucadapromo2BatucadaDavey Moore9 September 201906
Thomas finds a way to take part in the Brazilian carnival music.
GordonGetstheGigglespromo2Gordon Gets the GigglesBecky Overton10 September 201907
Gordon becomes worried when he gets a serious case of the giggles.
ThomasMakesaMistakepromoThomas Makes a MistakeCamille Ucan & Rose Johnson11 September 201908
Thomas causes confusion and delay by not seeking help when he makes a mistake.
DieselDoRightpromoDiesel Do RightDavey Moore12 September 201909
Diesel plays a trick on Rebecca to try to get the other engines in trouble for a change.
GrudgeMatchpromoGrudge MatchDavey Moore13 September 201910
Raul wants to beat Thomas in a game, but his competitive nature soon gets him into trouble.
DieselGlowsAwaypromoDiesel Glows AwayDavey MooreTBATBA
When Diesel hides from the other engines, his plans backfire and he gets a surprise.
LaidBackShanepromoLaid Back ShaneCamille Ucan & Rose JohnsonTBATBA
Shane has too much fun to stop and refuel until he runs out of coal and is stranded in the desert.
WishYouWereHerepromoWish You Were HereCamille Ucan & Rose JohnsonTBATBA
Thomas misses his best friend, Percy, while working on the Chinese railway.
PanickyPercyPromoPanicky PercyCamille Ucan & Rose JohnsonTBATBA
Percy causes confusion and delay by panicking over nothing.
EmilySodorRangerspromoUntitled Emily EpisodeTBATBATBA
Emily takes the Sodor Rangers camping but gets derailed.
LeaningTowerofPisaAll Tracks Lead to RomeBecky OvertonTBATBA
Thomas is keen to prove to his new friend Gina that he is an expert in all things Italian, until he gets lost down an old mine.
DigsandDiscoveriesPromo4Mines of MysteryBecky OvertonTBATBA
Thomas wants to impress his friends by finding an amazing discovery; it's not long before his wish is granted, although not in the way he had expected.
OutofSitepromoOut of SiteMichael WhiteTBATBA
Brenda learns that it's important to work as a team and not just care about her own jobs.
FirstDayonSodorpromoFirst Day on Sodor!Becky OvertonTBATBA
Darcy makes some mistakes on her first day, but she soon makes up for it when everyone sees what she can really do.
MaxandMontyEpisodepromoDeep TroubleTBATBATBA
Max and Monty's antics on a construction site can get them into trouble.
LorenzosSolopromoLorenzo's SoloTBATBATBA
Lorenzo takes a larger coach in order to pull the opera singer Dame Bella, but soon finds himself lost without his good friend Beppe.
TooLoudThomaspromoToo Loud, ThomasTBATBATBA
Thomas wants to perform opera like Lorenzo and Beppe, but finds it a lot more difficult than he first thought.

Characters

Characters Introduced

Cast

UK and AUS

US

  • Joseph May as Thomas
  • William Hope as Edward and Toby
  • Kerry Shale as Henry, Gordon, Diesel, and Max
  • Rob Rackstraw as James and Monty
  • Christopher Ragland as Percy and the Troublesome Trucks
  • Jules de Jongh as Emily
  • Yvonne Grundy as Nia
  • Rachael Miller as Rebecca
  • Nicola Stapleton as Rosie
  • Steven Kynman as Paxton
  • Mike Grady as Sir Robert Norramby
  • David Bedella as Victor
  • Miranda Raison as Millie
  • Tina Desai as Ashima
  • Nikhil Parmar as Rajiv
  • Sheena Bhattessa as Noor Jehan and Charubala
  • Sanjeev Bhaskar as Shankar
  • Federico Trujillo as Raul
  • Dan Li as Yong Bao
  • Shane Jacobson as Shane
  • Teresa Gallagher as Annie and Clarabel
  • Maggie Ollerenshaw as Henrietta
  • Genevieve McCarthy as Aubrey
  • Tim Bain as Aiden
  • Colin McFarlane as Bulgy
  • David Menkin as Jack
  • Keith Wickham as Bertie and Sir Topham Hatt
  • Monica Lopera as Gabriela
  • Gabriel Porras as Emerson and Fernando
  • Francisco Labbe as Gustavo
  • Laura Cucurullo as Cassia
  • Chipo Chung as Hong-Mei
  • Siu-see Hung as An An
  • Windson Liong as Yin-Long
  • Anna Francolini as Gina, children, and passengers
  • Vincenzo Nicoli as a worker
  • Antonio Magro as Stefano
  • Montserrat Lombard as Mia and passengers

Trivia

  • This will be Andrew Brenner's final series as head writer.
  • This series marks Jenny Packard's first appearance in full CGI.
  • Harriet Kershaw, Federico Trujillo, Monica Lopera, Francisco Labbe, Laura Cucurullo, Anna Francolini, Vincenzo Nicoli, Antonio Magro, Flaminia Cinque and Montserrat Lombard join the voice cast.

Source

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.