Brian Trueman (born in Manchester, England, May 16th, 1932) is an English writer and actor.

He was an episode writer for Thomas & Friends. He used to work for Cosgrove Hall Productions, writing for many of their shows, including "The Wind in the Willows", "Danger Mouse" and "Count Duckula". He also wrote episodes from the show "Budgie the Little Helicopter". He has also provided additional voices in the aforementioned series. He has also worked as a presenter of his own show, and a broadcaster.

He is the father of fellow writer Jonathan Trueman.


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Season 7

Jack and the Sodor Construction Company


  • He and Kerry Shale have both worked on "Budgie the Little Helicopter".
  • He worked on Cosgrove Hall's adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, and provided the voice of the Henchman Weasel and other minor characters.