TV Show directory - Fattest Man in Britain

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

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Stand in for Timothy Spall
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Joan Cropper