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Watch the trailer for Paul Potts film One Chance

One Chance follows opera singer Paul Potts as a youngster growing up in Port Talbot and being bullied at school, meeting his future wife Julie-Ann, and working at a mobile phone store in Bridgend.

It shows how close he came to not even auditioning for Britain's Got Talent, back in 2007.

He was filling in an application form for the ITV show online and, struck with doubt, eventually flipped a coin to decide whether to enter.

Of course he went on to wow the judges with a performance of Nessun Dorma at his audition in Cardiff, and won the first series of the talent contest.


Paul Potts' life story hits the big screen

James Corden plays Paul Potts in 'One Chance'.

A film depicting the real-life story of opera phenomenon Paul Potts' rise to fame gets its UK premiere tonight in London.

James Corden plays the Britain's Got Talent winner in a journey from Port Talbot to the final of the ITV talent show.

Paul Potts won the first series of Britain's Got Talent in 2007.

Many scenes were filmed on location in Port Talbot.

Potts was working in a mobile phone shop in Bridgend when he auditioned for Britain's Got Talent.

The film, produced by Britain's Got Talent's judge and music mogul Simon Cowell, stars Julie Walters and Colm Meaney. Former Pobl y Cwm actress Alexandra Roach plays his girlfriend.

One Chance is in cinemas from 25 October.

Richard & Adam: No.1 album "still hasn't sunk in"

Britain's Got Talent finalists Richard & Adam top albums chart

The brothers described the feat as "unreal". Credit: FreemantleMedia/Syco

Britain's Got Talent finalists Richard and Adam Johnson, from Holywell, are celebrating reaching number one in the UK albums chart.

Their debut album 'The Impossible Dream' knocked X Factor star Jahmene Douglas off the top spot.


Welsh acts Pre-Skool and Richard & Adam set for 'Britain's Got Talent' final

Two brothers from Flintshire are preparing to go up against a group of super - young, super - energetic dancers from Port Talbot plus a few other acts in the finals of Britains Got Talent.

The singing double-act Richard and Adam and the twinkle toed tiny tots Pre-Skool will be flying the Welsh flag for us.

Rob Shelley reports.

Pre Skool make it two Welsh acts in Britain's Got Talent final

The dancers, from Port Talbot, are all aged between five and eight Credit: ITV/Britain's Got Talent

Port Talbot dance troupe, Pre Skool are the second Welsh act to make it through to this year's Britain's Got Talent finals. The youngsters won the judges' vote to join Richard and Adam Johnson in next week's finale.

Singer Robbie Kennedy, from Cwmbran, also performed on Thursday's live semi-finals but failed to make it through.

Cwmbran builder Robbie Kennedy performed Bryan Adams's 90s 'Everything I do, I do it for you' Credit: ITV/Britain's Got Talent

Holywell brothers "made up" to be in Britain's Got Talent finals

Two welsh singers from Holywell said they are "absolutely made up" to be through to the finals of Britain's Got Talent.

Richard and Adam Johnson won the public vote in the live semi-final last night.

Speaking to Daybreak this morning, the brothers said : "We never in a million years thought we'd be able to get to where we are."

Holywell brothers through to Britain's Got Talent final

Holywell brothers Richard and Adam Johnson are through to the finals Credit: FreemantleMedia/Syco

Richard and Adam Johnson from Holywell are through to the Britain's Got Talent finals. The brothers won the public vote on Monday night's first live semi-final for their rendition of 'Somewhere' from musical West Side Story.

The brothers sang 'Somewhere' from musical West Side Story Credit: FreemantleMedia/Syco

Speaking to hosts Ant and Dec, the brothers said making the final meant "so much" to them after working hard over the last couple of years.

The brothers won the public vote in the first semi-final Credit: FreemantleMedia/Syco
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