Where to Find the New Thomas & Friends™ Movies and TV Shows

Where to Find the New Thomas & Friends™ Movies and TV Shows

Where to Find the New Thomas & Friends™ Movies and TV Shows

Exciting times for Thomas & Friends™ fans, the beloved blue steam engine is back with a whole new look, a film, and more to enjoy.

If your little one lives for trains and has every Thomas the Tank Engine toy going, this one’s for you.

You may have seen that Mattel recently refreshed all our favourite Thomas & Friends™ characters with a modern 2D look. Better still, this coincides with a new TV series and film for 2021. Double yay!

We’re told that the new series has lots of relatable storylines, as Thomas strives to be the Number One Tank Engine, with lots of trial and error along the way.

From online streaming to TV and cinema, here’s where you can expect to see the latest Thomas the Tank Engine characters in all their glory.

 

Above: the Munchy Play Thomas Train Plate

Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go™

If, like us, you’re often woken at 6am to play Thomas & Friendsgames with your child, here’s the news you’ve been waiting for…

Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go™, arrives in the UK on Channel 5 Milkshake, on Monday 8th November 2021. Taking an exciting new storytelling approach using 2D animation, there’s a collection of old and new Thomas & Friends™ characters to inspire today’s audience. This includes Nia, Percy, Diesel and Kana – who come together to work and play along the railways on the Island of Sodor where they live.

If you haven’t already seen a clip, check it out below

In keeping with its previous shows, each episode has a specific theme, which might centre around being resourceful, or really useful engines, or realising that problems don’t always have to be solved alone. This is offset with bright fun animation and Thomas & Friends songs and stories that children will love.

Milkshake is broadcast between 6am and 9.15am during the week – but you probably don’t need to set an alarm!

Thomas & Friends™ Race for the Sodor Cup Movie

If you’ve forgotten how much fun going to the cinema is, here’s the perfect excuse. The new Thomas & Friends Race for the Sodor Cup movie, was released in cinemas on 17 September. It’s currently showing at Vue and Odeon theatres throughout the UK.

cinema with kids

Expect all your favourite Thomas & Friends characters brought to life in the movie, which uses the same 2D animation as the TV series. The story centres around Kana being paired up with Thomas, after her existing racing partner Kenji gets hurt in practice. The duo become quite the team, as they discover that teamwork makes the dream work, bringing out the very best in each other! But, is it enough to win the International Cup? You’ll have to watch the Thomas and friends movie to find out.

Netflix

Still want more? If you’ve got a Netflix subscription, there’s a host of content already waiting to be enjoyed from previous series. Some of our favourites include:

  • Thomas & Friends: Steam Team to the Rescue
  • Thomas & Friends: Marvellous Machinery
  • Thomas & Friends: Digs and Discoveries™

Thomas on YouTube

Streaming on a device near you, there’s also lots of great content on the official Thomas & Friends YouTube channel. There’s also lots of Thomas and Friendssongs and trailers to enjoy while you’re there. These can be viewed on your smartphone, laptop, tablet and even when connected to the TV, because you never know when the mood will take you.

Visit the official page at youtube/com/user/thomasandfriends, or click on the video below.

 

Thomas & Friends Extras

And finally, for the true dedicated Thomas the Tank Engine fans, don’t forget to make all their dreams come true with the Thomas Train Track plate from Munchy Play. The perfect present for toddlers UK, there’s three to collect, including a Thomas, James and Percy version to get. All three kids’ plates include a built-in track which fit Thomas TrackMaster trains. It’s the perfect Christmas toy for girls and boys.

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