Thomas & Friends: Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure

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By In The Playroom

Thomas & Friends have another new movie steaming into cinemas, for a limited time only!

We went along to the premiere of Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure recently, along with over 1000 other Thomas fans including celebrities Sophie Ellis Bexter (below) and Stacey Solomon.

During the movie, my boys were gripped by Thomas’ latest adventure. The story includes a sneaky pirate who wants to steal the treasure that has been recently uncovered on Sodor, and sees Thomas getting into a spot of bother as usual – but ultimately saving the day!

Sophie Ellis Bextor and Son Ray aged 3 arrive at the premiere of Thomas & Friends SodorÕs Legend of the Lost Treasure at Odeon Leicester Square, in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 12, 2015. Celebrating 70 years of Thomas the Tank Engine, SodorÕs Legend of the Lost Treasure introduces a host of new characters voiced by a line up of some of the UKÕs biggest stars including Oscar winning actor Eddie Redmayne, Sir John Hurt, Jamie Campbell Bower and Olivia Coleman, and will be Thomas & Friends biggest theatrical release to date showing in over 400 cinemas across the country this summer.
Photo credit: John Phillips/PA Wire


At just one hour long, Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure makes the ideal choice for your little one’s cinema visit. If they are a Thomas fan, then it’s pretty likely they will sit gripped the whole way through the movie, making their first trip go really smoothly.

Thomas & Friends Sodo's legend of the lost treasure

The movie includes the favourite classic characters like Thomas, Gordon and the Fat Controller but introduces new characters including Sailor John, and Skiff. I really liked Skiff, for being a very original kind of train. He’s a sailing boat that can ride on the rails – pretty cool and different! My boys loved the characters of Sailor John and Skiff since they found them funny, even though Sailor John ends up being a baddie (Sorry for the spoiler!)

The movie also includes some catchy new Thomas & Friends tunes including “We Make a Team Together” which break up the story, and children will enjoy singing along to them after watching.

Take a look at the trailer here:

legendary triumph of friendship and adventure, this must-see feature length film will air across cinemas in the UK from the 17th July until 1st August.

Click here for full listings.

You can also watch the new Thomas & Friends movie, with music from the soundtrack performed live by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Cadogan Hall Wed 26th & Thurs 27th August.

Click here for tickets.

The DVD will be released on 28th September 2015 (pre order here)

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Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
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