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ITV releases trailer for Kate Garraway's return to Good Morning Britain

ITV has released a trailer for Kate Garraway's long-awaited return to TV, when she will speak about the death of her husband.

The teaser shows the Good Morning Britain star, 56, sitting at Derek Draper's bedside, footage of her travelling in the back of a cab and photos of the couple's wedding.

The voiceover says: "Kate Garraway has shared the story of caring for Derek for the last four years, highlighting the struggle faced by thousands.

"Tomorrow (Monday) she returns to Good Morning Britain to talk for the first time since the death of her beloved husband. From 6am on Good Morning Britain."

Ms Garraway will give an interview from her home before she rejoins co-host Ben Shephard from Thursday onwards.

The mum-of-two also told Smooth FM bosses she wants to return to her popular radio show.

Psychotherapist Mr Draper, 56, died on January 3 after battling Covid complications since 2020.

Ms Garraway has kept a low profile in recent weeks, having travelled to Mexico and back with Mr Draper before Christmas for emergency treatment. She was last on Good Morning Britain on December 8.

A friend told The Sun: “Kate has had an incredibly rough past couple of months, and it has taken its toll mentally and physically.

“But she is a workhorse, and journalism, being on live TV, runs through her blood — it’s what she knows and loves.

“Kate is keen to keep busy and get stuck back into work.”

Ms Garraway has not presented the show regularly for months and is said to be under financial stress due to the pressures of caring for her husband.

The source added: “Everyone at GMB has been hugely supportive, and are desperate to support and welcome her back into the family.

Derek Draper's funeral was at Primrose Hill on Friday - the same church where the couple married in 2005 (Getty Images)
Derek Draper's funeral was at Primrose Hill on Friday - the same church where the couple married in 2005 (Getty Images)

“They’re excited to have her back after so long away.

“She knows she needs to bite the bullet, and now seems as good a time as any.”