Ross Hastings was an episode writer for Thomas and Friends. He has also written scripts for other popular children's shows such as "Bob the Builder", "Fireman Sam", "Little Robots", "Dream Street", "Chuggington", "Pingu", and "Underground Ernie". He also wrote for such shows from New Zealand as "The Almighty Johnsons" and "Agent Anna". He worked for HiT Entertainment from 1998 until 2010. He currently works in development at Nickelodeon and The Walt Disney Company.
- He, Marc Seal, Laura Beaumont, Paul Larson, Helen Farrall, Lee Pressman, Simon Nicholson, Sharon Miller, Sam Barlow, Polly Churchill, James Mason, Rob Rackstraw, Rupert Degas, David Menkin, Lucy Montgomery, Gadi Levy, Dan Shatzberg, Holger Potzern, Simona Pahl, Steven Elford, Achim Schülke, Tobias Diakow, Jens Wendland, Marjolein Algera, Ernesto Lezama, Øyvind Borgemoen Lyse, Fabian Harloff, Dave Ingham, José Gilberto Vilchis, Nigel Chilvers, Lenora Hume, Miranda Larson, Stan Limburg, Lutz Harder, Francisco Colmenero, Steven Kynman, Knud Riepen, Eberhard Haar, Robert Kotulla, Ricardo Silva, Louise Kramskoy, Erik Schäffler, Douglas Welbat, Carlos Enrique Bonilla, Katja Brügger, Christian Rudolf, Jürgen Holdorf, Holger Mahlich, Robert Missler and Salty's Lighthouse voice actor Ian James Corlett have all worked on "Bob the Builder".
- He, Mark Daydy, Davey Moore, Mark Robertson and James Mason have all written for "Chuggington". Additionally, Stefan Ashton Frank voices characters on the show.
- He, Tim Bain, Laura Beaumont and Paul Larson have all worked on "Fireman Sam".