Paul Potts shows he's got talent

A BUMPER crowd turned out at Ipswich's Regent Theatre as television star Paul Potts took to the stage to belt out some classic songs.Potts, who rose to fame after winning television talent contest Britain's Got Talent, entertained the audience at Ipswich's Regent with his trademark vocals.

A BUMPER crowd turned out at Ipswich's Regent Theatre as television star Paul Potts took to the stage to belt out some classic songs.

Potts, who rose to fame after winning television talent contest Britain's Got Talent, entertained the audience at Ipswich's Regent with his trademark vocals.

He is currently in the middle of his 2008 tour which includes dates in the US, Canada and Europe, and fans in Suffolk packed out the Regent, keen to hear him live.

One member of the audience, Alex Fairfull, said: “It was very good. Everybody was shouting for more.

“As well as the songs he did a lot of speaking about his experiences on Britain's Got Talent.

“He even threw in a few jokes.

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“Words and pictures don't do him justice. You really need to hear him.”

Potts performed a full-length version of Nessun Dorma in the final of Britain's got Talent on June 17, 2007 as well as an encore after he won the competition.

He won over the audience during the show's live performances and was immediately taken into the nation's hearts.

Fast facts:

Paul was born on October 13, 1970 in Bristol.

He studied philosophy and theology at Plymouth University and was a Liberal Democrat councillor in Bristol from 1996 to 2003.

In winning the competition Potts defeated co-favourite with the bookmakers, Connie Talbot.

A massive two million votes were cast to decide the winner

He performed in front of the Queen at the Royal Variety Performance on December 3, 2007.

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