Kate Garraway Derek’s Story

March 2024

“My name is Derek Draper. I want you to hear my story…Covid changed everything.”

Derek Draper

Following the sad loss of Derek Draper in January this year, Kate Garraway: Derek’s Story, documents the final year of his life. Told in Derek’s words.

Filming since May 2023 this powerful film unravels Derek’s life and career, his love story with Kate and takes an unflinching look at the impact covid has had on the whole family.

With intimate access as Kate, Darcey and Billy adjust to providing care at home, with the support of professional carer Jake, this film documents the challenges over 5 million unpaid carers in England and Wales are also facing.

This film follows the two previous award-winning films: Finding Derek and Caring for Derek.