A popular TV presenter was spotted filming on a north Norfolk beach. 

Dermot O'Leary, of The X Factor and This Morning fame, stopped to take selfies with fans while visiting Cromer on Wednesday. 

The star was working on a special Second World War edition of the BBC's Saving Lives at Sea which will feature the RNLI Henry Blogg Museum in Cromer. 

The museum is home to the HF Bailey lifeboat which was in use throughout the war and helped rescue 448 people from drowning during its 10 years in service.  

Eastern Daily Press: Dermot O'Leary stopped to take a selfie with fans in CromerDermot O'Leary stopped to take a selfie with fans in Cromer (Image: Robbie Jones)O'Leary paid a visit to the Whitewater cafe in Cromer and stopped to take a photo with manager Sarah Nash. 

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She said: "He said he really liked Cromer and hadn’t been before despite spending a lot of time up the coast beforehand.

"He said Cromer was like a little secret gem!"

Eastern Daily Press: Film crews were spotted on Cromer seafrontFilm crews were spotted on Cromer seafront (Image: Robbie Jones)The presenter enjoyed a clam chowder as well as a crab sandwich.

He stayed with his film crew at the Grove Hotel and greeted fans on the seafront who said he was "so approachable" and "genuinely happy" to meet them.