Manchester Evening News

Matt moved by survivor

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BAKE Off host Matt Lucas said he received an “extraordin­ary glimpse into the power of the human spirit” after meeting a survivor of the Holocaust.

The TV presenter was joined by snooker champion Ronnie O’Sullivan, journalist Robert Peston, businesswo­man Karren Brady and Love Island star Eyal Booker for a series of films with education charity March of the Living UK.

They each met with a Holocaust survivor and heard moving accounts of their experience­s.

Lucas met 93-year-old Harry Olmer and stressed the importance of rememberin­g the horror.

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