This programme is not currently available on BBC iPlayer


Touching comedy about an overweight schoolboy's attempts to overcome the prejudices he faces because of his size. Angus is mocked by his classmates and ridiculed when the girl he has a crush on begins dating the captain of the football team. But with the help of his free-spirited mother and a maroon tuxedo, the young lad may have just what it takes to win the girl of his dreams.

Release date:

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Wed 18 Jul 2012 11:30


Role Contributor
Angus BethuneCharlie Talbert
Grandpa IvanGeorge C Scott
Meg BethuneKathy Bates
Troy WedbergChris Owen
Melissa LefevreAriana Richards
April ThomasAnna Thomson
DirectorPatrick Read Johnson
Rick SandfordJames Van Der Beek
Madame RulenskaRita Moreno
Mr KesslerWesley Mann
AlexanderRobert Curtis Brown
AndyKevin Connolly
CoachJames Keane
Mr StoffIrvin Kershner
Tuxedo SalesmanPerry Anzilotti
WriterJill Gordon
ProducerCharles Roven
ProducerDawn Steel
ComposerDavid E Russo
Director of photographyAlexander Gruszynski