Kate Garraway’s Emotional Return to Good Morning Britain Unveiled in ITV Trailer
ITV has unveiled a moving trailer ahead of Kate Garraway’s return to Good Morning Britain, scheduled just three days after her husband’s funeral.
The 56-year-old TV star is set to share her poignant journey, including the challenges of caring for her husband Derek Draper over the last four years.
Trailer Teases Emotional Moments and a Brave Return to Work
The teaser released on Sunday featured clips of Kate Garraway and her co-host Ben Shepherd, with a voiceover emphasizing Kate’s four-year-long struggle caring for Derek.
The trailer hinted at her return to Good Morning Britain on Monday at 6 am, marking her first appearance since Derek’s passing.
Kate’s Desire to Keep Busy Amid Grief
Sources close to Kate Garraway revealed her strong desire to return to work amid the “incredibly rough” four years of caring for Derek, who passed away last month.
The TV personality, described as a “workhorse,” sees returning to presenting as a way to bring stability back to her life and provide for her two children, Darcey and William.
Supportive GMB Family and ITV’s Duty of Care
Kate’s decision to return to Good Morning Britain is deemed the “perfect time” by friends, who highlight the crucial support she has received from her GMB family throughout these challenging times.
ITV is providing a duty-of-care package, including counseling if needed, acknowledging the toll the past months have taken on Kate’s mental and physical well-being.
Anticipated Topics for Kate’s First Appearance Back
During her first appearance back on the show, Kate is expected to share insights into her husband’s final days and the funeral, attended by prominent figures such as Sir Tony Blair, Sir Keir Starmer, and Sir Elton John.
Her return is provisionally scheduled to be full-time, but ITV ensures flexibility, allowing her to take time off as needed.
Derek Draper’s Battle With Covid-19 and Tragic Passing
Derek Draper, one of the first in the UK to fall seriously ill with Covid-19, faced prolonged suffering and organ damage, requiring round-the-clock care.
Despite being admitted to an intensive care unit in March 2020, Derek never fully recovered.
He suffered a heart attack before Christmas and passed away on January 3 at the age of 56, leaving Kate to share the heartbreaking news of his death.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn