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Paul Potts on big screen

A film about the life of Port Talbot opera singer Paul Potts will be shown in cinemas from today.

Film about Port Talbot's Paul Potts released in cinemas

A film about the life of Port Talbot opera singer Paul Potts will be shown in cinemas from today.

One Chance is described as a 'rags-to-riches tale' of a mobile phone salesman who won the ITV show Britain's Got Talent.

James Corden plays Potts, with Julie Walters as his mother.

Paul Potts was on the red carpet last week for the UK premiere of the film about his life Credit: PA

Many scenes were filmed in Port Talbot, where Potts grew up and still lives.

He was working in a mobile phone shop in Bridgend, when he auditioned for Britain's Got Talent in 2007.

He stunned the judges with a performance of Nessun Dorma, and went on to win the first series of the ITV talent show.

He has since had been sang all over the world, and released several albums.

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