3 JAN, 2012

Brave and resourceful Fireman Sam tackles problems big and small in his latest DVD Help is Here! on sale from 23 January 2012.

In his latest collection of courageous adventures, everyone’s favourite firefighter teaches about fire safety, rescues those in need and demonstrates the importance of fire prevention.  

Find out what happens when Norman’s cousin Derek pays a visit and finds himself being rescued from the Pontypandy cliffs. Meanwhile Sam uses some abseiling skills to retrieve Norman from the wishing well, Elvis gets into a spot of bother with a chocolate cake and Sam is paired with Dilys in a three legged race with hilarious consequences!

This DVD features five action-packed adventures, full of excitement and heroic deeds which can be enjoyed by the whole family.

Title: Fireman Sam™: Help is Here

Release Date: 23 January 2012

Running Time: 50 mins



 Available from: All good retailers and www.hitstoreuk.com



Sarah Georgiakakis

HIT Entertainment

Direct: +44 (0) 207 554 2560 / 07738 026574

Email: sgeorgiakakis@hitentertainment.com


About Fireman Sam™

Fireman Sam™, the Ultimate Hero Next Door, has been racing to the rescue of his friends and colleagues in all sorts of perilous situations since he first made his UK TV debut in 1986. Based in the pleasant Welsh village of Pontypandy, Fireman Sam is a pillar of the community and the hero of every rescue. Whether stuck on a high cliff-face or caught in an underground cave, the children of Pontypandy know help is always close at hand -- thanks to the brave and resourceful Fireman Sam. Fireman Sam airs in almost 100 territories worldwide.

For more information about Fireman Sam, please visit www.firemansam.co.uk or follow all the latest news on Facebook  and Twitter @firemansamuk

About HIT Entertainment

HIT Entertainment is one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights-owners. HIT's portfolio includes properties, such as Thomas & Friends™, Barney™, Bob the Builder™, Fireman Sam™, Angelina Ballerina™, Mike the Knight™, Pingu™ and Rainbow Magic™. Launched in 1989, HIT’s lines of business span television and video production, content distribution, publishing, consumer products licensing and live events and has operations in the UK, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Japan.  HIT is a part-owner of US-based preschool channel, Sprout®. For more information, visit www.hitentertainment.com.