Tugs (ITV 1988 with Patrick Allen and Shaun Prendergast)

UK / ITV Network – Britt Allcroft / 13×15 minute episodes / Broadcast 1988

Creators: Robert D. Cardona, David Mitton

Children’s animation that was created by the Thomas and Friends team and filmed in the same studios. The show was about two tug fleets, the Star Fleet and the Z Stacks, who compete against each other in the Bigg City Port during the 1920s. The Star Fleet are honourable and hard-working, the Z-Stacks are underhanded and devious.

Voices by Patrick Allen, Simon Nash, Shaun Prendergast, Sean Barrett, Chris Tulloch, Timothy Bateson and John Baddeley.