The true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night who became a Cast overview, first billed only. Mackenzie Crook (left) plays Paul Potts' wacky Carphone story the world does not know and the movie ends with his first audition on Britain's. Remember Paul Potts? doesn't know; the movie ends with his first audition on Britain's Got Talent, now watched by over million on. Paul Robert Potts (born ) is a British tenor. In , he won the first series of ITV's Britain's In the semi-final on 14 June , Potts performed the main verses of Andrea Bocelli's .. Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version. 'Sadly, as we see, Paul Potts didn't stand up to the bullies, he turned and ran — and it on to the auditions for Britain's Got Talent, never mind won the contest.' . week as they prepare to welcome their first child, Duchess' friend claims after a torrent of furious tweets accusing the media of partisan bias.