Kate Garraway shares touching moment she told husband Derek about NTA win
Kate Garraway has shared the emotional moment her husband Derek Draper discovered their documentary had won at the National Television Awards.
While he couldn't make the show due to his illness, Kate collected the award and was clearly emotional when she took to the stage, after Kate Garraway: Finding Derek won.
This morning, she took to Instagram to share the moment she told Derek she had won, with a screenshot of her video call with her husband.
You can see him smiling with pride for his wife as he lay in bed, still battling the effects of Covid-19.
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"Wow. Thank you so so much," the Good Morning Britain host said. "Have been in such an emotional daze all night I failed to get a single photo of me or the brilliant @flickerproductions team who made #findingderek @theofficalntas!!
"But maybe this is the photo you most wanted to see anyway – Me FaceTiming Derek (via Darcey’s phone!) to tell him we had won! From him and from the bottom of our family’s hearts THANKYOU.
"For all who are struggling on and holding on to hope – this is for you.
"And to all the other wonderful nominations in the category – @marcusrashford @katieprice @romankemp @robburrowmndfundraiser_ proud to be among you and I salute your brilliance & bravery xxx."
Derek was diagnosed with Covid-19 at the beginning of the pandemic and was in critical condition with the virus, staying there for a year following his illness.
Derek was in hospital for over a year after he tested positive for Covid-19, which then damaged his lungs, heart, kidneys, liver and pancreas.
Kate and Derek's home has been renovated to comply with his needs as he returned home, turning the former political lobbyist's office into a downstairs bedroom for him and the bathroom into a wetroom.