Britt Allcroft is an English film, television, and live theater producer, writer, and director. She is the creator and adapter of the children's television series (based on the Railway Series books by the Rev. W Awdry) Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends (later re-titled Thomas & Friends), Shining Time Station (with Rick Siggelkow), and Magic Adventures of Mumfie. She wrote, co-produced, and directed the movie, Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000), where she also voiced Lady. Allcroft is also the creator of Disney's Whisker Haven Tales with the Palace Pets.