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There could be some very excited fans on retro television in Britain this week, after news that Thomas the Tank Engine is to be turned into a live-action film.

Reverend W Awdry's stories about a little blue steam train were first brought to life for the small screen in 1984, with Ringo Starr providing the voices.

However, Thomas and his pals are now to get the big screen treatment, directed by Shane Acker from a script written by Josh Klausner, Chris Viscardi and

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Fans of children's programmes Rainbow and Doctor Who are sure to be saddened by the news that voice actor Roy Skelton has passed away.

The man who brought Zippy, Bungle and even the Daleks to life died at home in Brighton aged 79 after suffering a stroke and then pneumonia.

His daughter Samantha spoke about to Mr Skelton, who alternated between delighting youngsters as the zip-mouthed puppet Zippy and then terrifying them as Doctor Who's biggest

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I scooped a prize last night (May 11th 2011) at the National Movie Awards.

The film adaptation of the first part of the final novel won best fantasy at the ceremony, which was held at the O2 Arena in London.

The second part, which is out soon, was also named as the must-see movie of the summer, suggesting that the popularity of the franchise is showing no signs of waning.

Also honoured at the awards was Colin Firth, who won

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Fans of Harry Potter may be looking forward to Deathly Hallows: Part 2 even more after Daniel Radcliffe promised that it will be a good send-off for the boy wizard.

Speaking to Total Film, the 21-year-old actor said the movie will be full of action, cranking it up a notch from part one of the final film.

"We just go headlong into it; it should be very exciting," he commented.

Radcliffe added that Harry is really under pressure as the climax

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Winnie the Pooh continues to appeal to children and their parents because he still has identical values to when he was first created.

This is according to Mark Henn, supervising animator for the new Pooh movie, who told BBC News that the toy bear represents the same thing for viewers as he does for Christopher Robin.

"I think that Pooh was very loyal and a faithful friend. Both are qualities we recognise and would like to see in our own friends and show to other

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