Sir Topham Hatt, The Fat Controller attended the Blue Carpet premiere of Day of the Diesels in Hoyts Cinema, Chadstone, Melbourne.
Joining the Sunday July 24th event, Hatt travelled to Australia and was the only star of the day while 300 guests including families turned up for the screening.
The Official Thomas & Friends facebook page who have uploaded photos from the day, commented on the event.
The Fat Controller was there to greet fans and kids enjoyed a fun-filled morning including face painting, a balloon artist and special goodies bag packed with Thomas & Friends toys and merchandise.
Hoyts Cinemas are continuing to show the 2011 special on Saturdays and Sundays at 10am all over Australasia, with the next two on July 30th and 31st and the last on August 28th 2011.