BBC Morning Live’s Kym Marsh says 'missing you so much' in moving tribute

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BBC Morning Live star Kym Marsh has posted a moving tribute to her Instagram, saying "missing you so much". Kym's dad, Dave, passed away from prostate cancer in January 2024 and he often appeared on Morning Live to talk openly and raise awareness about the disease.

Now Kym has posted a selfie of her and Dave to her Instagram story with an emotional caption. She said: "Missing you so much Dad I wish I could just talk to you and hear your voice. My hero always. I love you Daddy." followed by broken heart emojis.

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Kym posted the tribute to her Instagram story -Credit:Kym Marsh/Instagram

In April 2024 Kym announced a new career move, she is starring in the new play 101 Dalmatians, playing the villain Cruella de Vil. This is her first major role since her dad's death and talking about appearing in the play, she said: "The sad part is that he won't be around to see it but he would have loved it, he would have been so thrilled to see me play this part but it has come at a good time, give me a bit of a lift and something to get my head into and really look forward to."

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Kym announced that her dad had passed away in January in a post on Instagram. At the time she wrote: “For the first time in my life….I have no words. I love you dad. Always and forever. Rest easy Pops. Goodnight godbless.” Want less ads? Download WalesOnline’s Premium app on Apple or Android.

The actress is also known for starring in Waterloo Road, Coronation Street and the pop band Hear'Say. She shot to fame playing Michelle Connor in the hit ITV1 soap Coronation Street, including winning awards for the role. For the latest TV & Showbiz news, sign up to our newsletter.