This quirky and entertaining film follows director Tim Wardle’s search for Britain’s Most Average Person – the ordinary everyman or woman who epitomises the nation’s habits, opinions and behaviour. Using a combination of humorous, telling and eye-opening stats, Tim journeys the length and breadth of the UK, gradually narrowing down his search for Britain’s ultimate Mr or Ms Average until there is only one person left.
Can Tim find this definitive J Bloggs? And if so, what can he or she tell us about state of contemporary Britain? This compelling and humorous documentary follows Tim’s extraordinary journey into the rarely seen world of the incredibly average.
A Century Films production for First Cut Channel 4
1 x 30 minutesPhotographyAdrian O'TooleComposerLucy RiversAssistant producerKathryn TregidgoProducerElodie GornallEditorGareth HealExecutive ProducerRuth PittProduced & Directed byTim Wardle
"An amusing and informative film by a first time director"Daily Mail
"A quirky little lozenge of a film... paints some touching vignettes of ordinary Brits"Radio Times
"an amusing documentary... With a wry eye for the mundane Tim Wardle travels the the country in search of Britain's most average person. The resulting film is a welcome celebration of the ultra-ordinary"Daily Telegraph
"Tim Wardle directs and presents his debut, and comes across as fiendishly clever, but his basic idea is enchantingly simple."Mail on Sunday
"Wardle's conclusion is profound... It is only when you are content with you lot that you can ever hope to be happy. Well said."Telegraph