The GMB host’s husband focuses on the new ITV document

Kate Garraway will speak about husband Derek Draper and his long struggle for health in a new documentary for ITV.

The one-time special, Kate Garraway: Finding Derek, the British host of Good Morning, offers fans a glimpse into her year of heartache.

Kate’s husband was hospitalized with coronavirus just before the pandemic started and has stayed in the hospital since then.

The GMB host’s husband has been in the hospital since the pandemic started (Credit: ITV)

Kate Garraway and husband Derek Draper in a new ITV documentary

Finding Derek will reveal how GMB host Kate and her family coped with their husband’s health struggle a year after he contracted the deadly bug.

ITV’s description reads: “In a special one-off film, Kate Garraway offers an intimate glimpse into coping with the effects of COVID-19 as her husband Derek Draper remains critically ill for a year after contracting the virus.

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“Presenter and journalist Kate offers an unwavering account of the profound impact on her family and others when she first sheds light on the reality of the past 12 months.”

Kate and Derek
Derek Draper remains in critical condition (Photo credit:

Kate also encounters survivors from COVID-19 and discusses some of the lesser-known long-term effects of the coronavirus.

Presenter and journalist Kate offers an unwavering account of the profound impact on her family.

The description continued: “[Kate] is now faced with the reality of adjusting to a completely different way of life than before the pandemic. “

Kate recently thought about the past year and said it was “the toughest time”.

Kate Garraway outside of work
Kate Garraway: Finding Derek will air this Spring (Photo Credit: Brett D. Cove /

Kate on the “kindness of strangers”

In a chat with HI! She said in a magazine, “In the darkest of times, you can find kindness and love when you need them most, and helping one another is the only way we can get through these worst of times.”

Kate also said she learned a lot about “the kindness of strangers”.

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She continued, “It was the most difficult time for me and my family, as it was for so many others. The good wishes and compassion from viewers and listeners really helped.

“Knowing that so many people think of me and send love has given me hope and strength and I am very grateful.”

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