The quality of the Awdry stories and characters had piqued the interest and captured the interest of many over the years. While Britt Allcroft will always be remembered as the person who was able to translate the stories onto the screen successfully, attempts were made previous to this, dating as far back as The episodes were to be broadcasted live from Lime Grove Studios, the first being during the afternoon of Sunday 14 June, , with the second on the 28 June. The live broadcast did not fare well. Eric Marriott, who was viewing the broadcast with his family, was surprised to see a large hand pick up the engine and replace it on the rails again! Surprisingly, the incident made front page of national newspapers just over a week later by Tuesday 23rd June, receiving attention from the Daily Telegraph and superseding the 10 Rillington Place Murder Trial in the Daily Mail.
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Baldwin also received an Emmy nomination for the television version of the production, in which both he and Jessica Lange reprised their roles, alongside John Goodman and Diane Lane. In , Baldwin starred in a revival of Broadway's Twentieth Century about a successful and egomaniacal Broadway director Baldwin , who has transformed a chorus girl Anne Heche into a leading lady. The production was taped and telecast by PBS on April 26, The show, which opened April 18, , was also to have starred Shia LaBeouf as Treat,  but LaBeouf left the production in rehearsals and was replaced by Ben Foster.
Kennedy 's death  and for his father leaving. However, she was also devoted to her children. The dog had earlier been neutered, causing Jack to charge his mother with "cutting Pop's balls off.