Kate Garraway looks nervous as she races on the back of a motorcycle between jobs … after 4.5 million you can watch the documentary Finding Derek
Kate Garraway looked nervous on Monday as she prepared for her final shift at Global radio studios after racing through London on the back of a motorcycle.
The Good Morning Britain presenter greeted spectators as she walked into the Leicester Square studio ahead of her popular Mid-morning Smooth radio show.
Kate, 53, wore a camel coat over a breezy lilac patterned dress and typically looked stylish while climbing from the back of her taxi motorcycle.
Here she is: Kate Garraway looked nervous on Monday as she prepared for her last shift at Global radio studios after racing through London on the back of a motorcycle
In accordance with current health and safety guidelines, the presenter covered her mouth and nose with a protective cover when entering her workplace.
More than 4.5 million viewers watched Kate Garraway: Finding Derek, a documentary about her husband Derek’s Covid fight on Tuesday night, making it ITV’s most watched for years.
It won the 9pm slot with an average of 4.5 million viewers, making it ITV’s largest actual nighttime audience in Tuesday’s 9pm slot in at least a decade.
Pressure: Kate was talking between Good Morning Britain and her mid-morning presentation slots on Smooth radio
Looking good: Kate, 53, looked typically classy wearing a camel coat over a breezy lilac patterned dress
Cheerful: Despite her busy schedule, the presenter seemed to be typically cheerful
And the show was also the channel’s largest actual nighttime audience all day at the 9pm slot since Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace in June.
Finding Derek easily beat his closest competitor MasterChef, which earned just 3.3 million viewers on BBC One.
Kate filmed every step of Derek’s fight with Covid after his hospitalization with the respiratory disease in March 2020 with the fly-on-the-wall program.
Success: Over 4.5 million viewers watched Kate Garraway: Finding Derek, a documentary about her husband Derek’s Covid fight on Tuesday night
After watching the emotional one-hour documentary, many viewers and friends of the star took to social media to share their admiration for Kate and send their good wishes to Derek, also 53.
On Thursday, Kate said she was ‘overwhelmed’ by the positive response from viewers when she returned to Good Morning Britain for the first time since Finding Derek aired.
She said: ‘It has been absolutely overwhelming in a truly wonderful way.
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“ We talked Tuesday morning about how hard it was to think about filming it, but you were hoping it would bring some comfort to some people or maybe shine a light on a situation that … or for a group of people who may drift away in a way that is not focused.
‘I’ve had so many reactions from people. The response was extraordinary. I’ve gotten so many messages from people talking not only about COVID, but about experiences in their own lives where some of the things we’ve touched have had an impact.
‘Some people want to contact me directly because it is very personal. I actually do have an email address if people want to contact them directly, because I understand that they don’t want to post things on social media. ‘