Claudia Winkleman

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Caroline Flack idolises Claudia Winkleman

27 Oct 2014

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Caroline Flack's "role model" is Claudia Winkleman. The former 'Xtra Factor' star is currently competing on 'Strictly Come Dancing' and admires the way the host - who co-presents with Tess Daly - interacts with the audience and makes presenting look…

Claudia Winkleman worried about letting Bruce Forsyth down

6 Sep 2014

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Claudia Winkleman doesn't want to let Bruce Forsyth down. The 42-year-old television presenter - who will co-host the new series of 'Strictly Come Dancing' alongside Tess Daly - is worried about disappointing the show's ex-presenter, Bruce. She…

Tess Daly: Claudia Winkleman 'incredibly talented'

29 Aug 2014

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Tess Daly has praised Claudia Winkleman as "incredibly talented". The 'Strictly Come Dancing' host will be joined by her fellow presenter and close pal on the BBC One dance contest full time following veteran Sir Bruce Forsyth's decision to step down…

Claudia Winkleman 'terrified' about Strictly Come Dancing role

4 Jul 2014

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Claudia Winkleman is "terrified" about co-hosting 'Strictly Come Dancing' alongside Tess Daly later this year. The 42-year-old presenter, who has replaced favourite Sir Bruce Forsyth on the show, admits she'll be wracked with nerves when she takes…

Claudia Winkleman replaces Bruce Forsyth on Strictly Come Dancing

10 May 2014

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Claudia Winkleman will replace Sir Bruce Forsyth on 'Strictly Come Dancing'. The BBC have confirmed the 42-year-old presenter will join Tess Daly as the host on the TV dancing competition after Bruce announced earlier this year he was stepping down…

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Claudia Winkleman to land Strictly job

8 Apr 2014

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Claudia Winkleman is set to be the new 'Strictly Come Dancing' presenter. The 42-year-old presenter is "first choice" to take over from Sir Bruce Forsyth - who announced his departure from the show last week - after impressing bosses on the celebrity…

Claudia Winkleman loves filming Sewing Bee

18 Feb 2014

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Claudia Winkleman loves filming 'The Great British Sewing Bee'. The 42-year-old TV presenter has recently finished filming the second series of the BBC Two competition and admits the cast and crew all have so much fun making the programme that it…

Claudia Winkleman is 'too orange'

15 Feb 2014

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Claudia Winkleman admits she is "too orange" but defends her style. The 'Great British Sewing Bee' host know she can sometimes look too "tanned", but insisted she "couldn't care less" about what people think about her image. She told The Sun…

Claudia Winkleman customises clothes for kids

15 Apr 2013

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Claudia Winkleman customises clothes for her children. The 'Great British Sewing Bee' presenter was inspired by working on the BBC2 show and has learned to adapt old garments to make them look new again. She explained: "I got a total buzz out of…

Claudia Winkleman worries about job loss

11 Apr 2013

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Claudia Winkleman worries she'll get fired from all her TV jobs. The TV presenter - who fronts a string of shows including 'Strictly Come Dancing', 'The Great British Sewing Bee' and 'Film 2013' - is pessimistic about her hosting abilities but knows…

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Crafty Claudia Winkleman

25 Feb 2013

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Claudia Winkleman makes her kids' clothes after hosting 'The Great British Sewing Bee'. The 41-year-old presenter is "proud" of the forthcoming needlework show - which will air on BBC Two this spring and admits working on the programme, which is…

Claudia Winkleman leaving Strictly for family

6 Aug 2012

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Claudia Winkleman is leaving 'Strictly: It Takes Two' to spend more time with her children. The 40-year-old presenter - who has children Jake, nine, Matilda, six, and 13-month-old Arthur with husband Kris Thykier - will not be returning to the…

Caroline Flack nominated for GLAMOUR award

7 Feb 2012

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Caroline Flack has been nominated for Best TV presenter at the GLAMOUR Women of the Year Awards. The 'Xtra Factor' host faces stiff competition from the likes of 'The One Show' presenter Alex Jones, 'This Morning' frontwoman Holly Willoughby and I'm…

Claudia Winkleman names son Arthur

11 Jul 2011

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Claudia Winkleman has named her newborn son Arthur. The 'King Of...' host - who also has two children, Jake, eight, and five-year-old Matilda, with husband Kris Thykier - joked that she was happy to find she wasn't becoming a mother to a "goat" as…

Claudia Winkleman gives birth

7 Jul 2011

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Claudia Winkleman has given birth to a baby boy. The TV host - who already has two children, Jake, eight, and five-year-old Matilda, with husband Kris Thykier - is said to be "overjoyed" with the arrival of her new son last night (06.07.11), whose…

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Zoe Ball to front Strictly spin-off

6 Jul 2011

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Zoe Ball is the new host of 'Strictly Come Dancing' spin-off 'It Takes Two'. The 40-year-old presenter - who finished third in the dance contest when partnered with Ian Waite in 2005 - will take over on the daily talk show from Claudia Winkleman, who…

Claudia Winkleman recalls penguin terror

30 Jun 2011

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Claudia Winkleman got chased by a penguin while filming 'King Of...' The 39-year-old TV presenter - who is currently eight months pregnant with her third child - explained she was "properly terrified" when the feathered friend chased her around the…

Claudia Winkleman panicked by penguin

13 Jun 2011

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Claudia Winkleman's was chased by a penguin on the set of her new TV show. The pregnant TV host was shooting her new programme 'King Of' and arranged to have the aquatic bird come in the studio as she discussed with guests what was the King Of Jobs…

Claudia Winkleman quits Strictly spin-off

24 May 2011

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Claudia Winkleman has quit 'Strictly Come Dancing' spin-off 'It Takes Two'. The 39-year-old presenter - who is expecting her third child with film producer husband Kris Thykier this August - is bowing out of the series "to watch from the sofa" as her…

Bruce Forsyth will return to Strictly

18 May 2011

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Bruce Forsyth has signed a £500,000 deal to return to 'Strictly Come Dancing'. The 83-year-old presenter - who is approaching his 70th year in showbiz - will continue to present the show with Tess Daly, while Claudia Winkleman is also expected to…

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Comic Relief 2011 raises 74.3m

19 Mar 2011

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Comic Relief has smashed all records by raising £74.3 million for disadvantaged people in the UK and Africa. As part of a star-studded telethon last night (18.03.11) - hosted by Davina McCall, Graham Norton, Dermot O'Leary, Fearne Cotton, Claudia…

Claudia Winkleman vs. Graham Norton

10 Mar 2011

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Claudia Winkleman is set to take on Graham Norton with a rival Friday night chat show. The 'Film 2011' host is being lined up to become the Friday face of Channel 4 and after filming a pilot of 'King Of... With Claudia Winkleman', bosses are keen to…

Claudia Winkleman pregnant with third child

1 Mar 2011

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Claudia Winkleman is pregnant with her third child. The 'Film 2011' host - who already has two children, Jake, seven, and four-year-old Matilda, with husband Kris Thykier - has confirmed she will welcome baby number three into the world later this…

Claudia Winkleman 'Ann Widdecombe could win Strictly'

11 Nov 2010

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Claudia Winkleman thinks Ann Widdecombe could win 'Strictly Come Dancing'. The 38-year-old TV presenter - who co-hosts the 'Strictly' Sunday night results show alongside Tess Daly - admitted the public "can't get enough" of the former Conservative…

Strictly sleepy Claudia Winkleman

20 Aug 2010

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Claudia Winkleman is too busy to sleep. The 38-year-old star - who was recently announced as the new presenter of `Film 2010' - has a huge workload because she is keeping her role as host of `Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two' but doesn't want give…