The Best of Bill and Ben is a UK VHS featuring four Season 2 episodes narrated by Ringo Starr and two Season 3 episodes narrated by Michael Angelis. This was Distributed by The Video Collection in 1994.


  1. Percy Takes the Plunge
  2. The Diseasel
  3. Wrong Road
  4. Edward's Exploit
  5. One Good Turn
  6. Heroes


  • Narrated by Ringo Starr and Michael Angelis.
  • Release Date: 1994.
  • Distributed by The Video Collection.

Episode Summaries

  • Percy Takes the Plunge - Thomas gives Percy a warning about Danger signs. Percy takes no notice and soon learns his mistake.
  • The Diseasel - Some silly trucks cause trouble between Bill and Ben the tank engine twins and a diesel called BoCo. Confusion reigns until Edward puffs in.
  • Wrong Road - Edward suggests Gordon runs a branch line for a change. Proud Gordon the mainline engine refuses until one day he travels on a branch line by mistake.
  • Edward's Exploit - Gordon, James and Henry are teasing Edward for being old, but later an accident on an important journey shows just how strong Edward can be.
  • One Good Turn - Bill and Ben have trouble on the turntable and end up face to face!
  • Heroes - Bill and Ben take advice from the trucks and get into a muddle but all is forgiven when they behave bravely at the quarry.

Opening Credits

  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • Told by RINGO STARR
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

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