The One Show films in Wakefield city centre

Fans of The One Show got a surprise last night - when the show filmed in Wakefield city centre.

By Holly Gittins
Friday, 14th June 2019, 10:01 am
Updated Friday, 14th June 2019, 11:01 am
Fans of The One Show got a surprise last night - when the show filmed in Wakefield city centre. Picture: BBC/Ray Burmiston
Fans of The One Show got a surprise last night - when the show filmed in Wakefield city centre. Picture: BBC/Ray Burmiston

The episode, which was hosted by Matt Baker and guest presenter Emma Willis, included a segment filmed in Wakefield and Leeds.

It featured motivational speaker Amar Latif visiting the fountain on the Bull Ring and riding a bus to Leeds, where he tried to encourage people to strike up conversation with strangers.

Speaking on the show, Mr Latif said: "Even though I'm blind and I can't see, I do like a chinwag.

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    He can be seen speaking to a number of people - and even tells one woman that Outwood "sounds posh".

    To view the full segment, visit the BBC iPlayer website.