Popular TV and radio presenter Kate Garraway was shocked and overwhelmed by the birthday surprises at work today

Good Morning Britain’s cast and crew surprised Kate Garraway on her 50th birthday by bringing her children and her parents on to the set.

The presenter was left open-mouthed on live television when her colleagues unveiled the special visitors on Thursday morning.

At first she assumed the heart-warming video message from her children Darcey and William had been pre-recorded, but they joined her on the sofa seconds later, followed by her mum and dad carrying an enormous cake.

 

Kate was torn between joy and a flicker of concern as she cried: “Oh my goodness… you should be in school.”

The emotional moment marked one of a series of surprises set up by the ITV crew, who also screened a video montage of some of the presenter’s funniest moments on the show.

Co-presenter Susanna Reid presented her with a casserole pot packed with doughnuts and a voucher for a personal training session, while ITV weather presenter Clare Nasir mocked up a weather update reading: “Happy Birthday Kate – Beautiful, Clever, Funny.”

 

The show’s special guest of the morning, actor Woody Harrelson, also congratulated the presenter, praising her as ‘young and beautiful’.

But he wasn’t the only celebrity to wish her a happy birthday…