Matthew "Matt" Wilkinson (born in London, England, UK) is a British actor, voice artist, writer, playwright and film director who provides voices for the UK and US versions of Thomas & Friends.

Other animation voice-overs include "The Adventures of Bottle Top Bill and his Best Friend Corky", "Watership Down", and "64 Zoo Lane". He has also appeared on film in "Shackleton" and "V for Vendetta".



  • Spencer
  • Stanley (fifteenth season onwards, excluding the nineteenth season)
  • Charlie (thirteenth season onwards, excluding The Great Race singing voice)
  • Bash
  • Scruff
  • Victor (Hero of the Rails - sixteenth season, excluding Blue Mountain Mystery)
  • Rocky
  • Cranky
  • Butch (sixteenth season onwards)
  • Kevin
  • Stephen Hatt (thirteenth season only)
  • Farmer McColl
  • The Duke of Boxford
  • Farmer Trotter
  • The Maithwaite Stationmaster
  • The Knapford Stationmaster (A Blooming Mess)
  • The Bird Watcher
  • The Dock Manager (Misty Island Rescue onwards, excluding the nineteenth season)
  • A Railway Inspector (Thomas in Charge)
  • Some Dock Workers (Merry Winter Wish, Day of the Diesels, and Blue Mountain Mystery)
  • The Island Inspector
  • The Blond-haired Boy (Merry Misty Island)
  • The Sodor Search and Rescue Centre Manager
  • The Blue Mountain Quarry workman
  • The Photographer (sixteenth season only)
  • The Zoo Keeper
  • The Man with the Hat


  • Diesel 10
  • Winston
  • Rusty
  • Merrick
  • Nelson
  • Some Rail Workers (Duncan and the Grumpy Passenger)
  • Captain Joe


  • I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside (performed)
  • Will You Won't You (performed)



  • The Gift (1998)
  • The Tichborne Claimant (1998)
  • The Mystery of Men (1999)
  • The Jolly Boys' Last Stand (2000)
  • The Finder (2001)
  • Lava (2001)
  • Shackleton (2002)
  • Ali G Indahouse (2002)
  • About a Boy (2002)
  • V for Vendetta (2005)
  • Acts of Godfrey (2012)
  • The Unbeatables (2013)


  • Soldier Soldier (1995)
  • Wildside (1998)
  • Watership Down (1999)
  • 64 Zoo Lane (2000)
  • Harbour Lights (2000)
  • The Missing Chink (2004)
  • The Bill (2004)
  • Empire Square (2005)
  • Trust Me I'm a Genie (2011)
  • Thomas & Friends (2009-present)


  • He and John Hurt both had roles in "V for Vendetta".
  • He and Keith Wickham both voiced characters in "64 Zoo Lane".

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