GMB's Laura Tobin oversleeps after night out
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Good Morning Britain weather presenter Laura Tobin lived a real-life version of an anxiety dream earlier today, after missing the start of the programme following a boozy night out.

The meteorologist slept right through her alarm and didn't manage to turn up for her job hosting the weather report on time.

Tobin spent the evening attending a news quiz with the likes of Loose Women’s Charlene White and This Morning’s Alison Hammond – and helped to raise £200,000 for Action Child and the Disasters Emergency Committee in the process.

But her colleagues were hardly sympathetic, showing an empty screen where Tobin should have been earlier today.

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GMB presenters Kate Garraway and Ben Shephard filled in during her absence and joked about Tobin missing the start of the programme.

“She’s the last to wake-up this morning, she’s overslept,” Shephard said.

Garraway added that “Nobody could raise her” before Charlotte Hawkins added: “I was going to cover her back and I thought no one would notice, I’ll just seamlessly carry on and fill in until she gets here.”

Speculating on her condition after the night before, Shephard added: “I think if we all put £1 on her voice being husky, we won’t be disappointed.”

Thankfully, she did enter the building just before 7am, saying that she forgot to set her alarm – but she did admit that she had ordered chicken nuggets for breakfast, which is a dead giveaway.

Laura was late to set earlier todayITV/Good Morning Britain

“One thing I forgot to do was set an alarm to wake up. Sally, our GMB editor, thank you so much for phoning my physical phone and waking me up. I don’t think what I said to her was very polite. But there we are. I am here,” she said.

To be honest, we think getting into the studio for 7am was a pretty good effort. Fair play Laura.

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