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The Fattest Man in Britain is a comedy-drama written by Caroline Aherne and Jeff Pope, and directed by David Blair, which aired on ITV, STV & UTV on 20 December 2009. It starred Timothy Spall, Bobby Ball, Aisling Loftus and Barry Austin. The plot is loosely based on a real life event when Britain's then self-styled 'Fattest Man' Jack Taylor was defeated in a 'weigh off' by Barry Austin in the 2001 television documentary The Fattest Men in Britain.[1][2]

Production Company: ITV

Year of Publication: 2009

Companies connected with this show

ITV

Connected mandy members

Moira Main
Moira Main
Actor
Joan Cropper
Khristopher MacLeod
Family member
Michael Biggam
Michael Biggam
Director
Additional 3rd AD
Phillip Clift
Dazzy G
Matt Frost
Matt Frost
Picture Publicity Photographer
Stills Photographer
Yuriri Naka
Yuriri Naka
Actor
Japanese woman
Piers Mettrick
Stand in for Timothy Spall

Alternative Names

The Fattest Man In Britain