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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

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. Show less


Angus Bethune:
Charlie Talbert
Grandpa Ivan:
George C Scott
Meg Bethune:
Kathy Bates
Troy Wedberg:
Chris Owen
Melissa Lefevre:
Ariana Richards
April Thomas:
Anna Thomson
Rick Sandford:
James Van Der Beek
Madame Rulenska:
Rita Moreno
Mr Kessler:
Wesley Mann
Tuxedo Salesman:
Perry Anzilotti
Charles Roven
Dawn Steel
David E Russo
Director of photography:
Alexander Gruszynski



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