David Mitton (born on July 13, 1938 in Preston, East Lothian, Scotland, UK - died on May 16, 2008 in London, England, UK) was an Scottish-English writer, producer and director. He was the writer, producer and director of Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends and the co-creator of TUGS.
He worked on Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends from 1984 until 2003.
He worked as model unit creative consultant in Thomas and the Magic Railroad.
He died on May 16, 2008 after suffering a heart attack.