Claudia Winkleman

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Claudia to host Comic Relief Danceathon

19 Dec 2014

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Claudia Winkleman is to host the first ever Comic Relief Danceathon. The 'Strictly Come Dancing' co-host is calling on Britain to take part in the six hour non-stop dance extravaganza to raise money for Red Nose Day 2015. She said: "This just…

Claudia Winkleman bases look on Steven Tyler

2 Dec 2014

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Claudia Winkleman gets her style inspiration from Steven Tyler. The 42-year-old presenter has confessed her heavy eyeliner and messy-haired look are a result of copying the Aerosmith rocker's style. She said: "I have a photograph of him from about…

Pixie Lott kept in the dark over Claudia Winkleman's Strictly absence

25 Nov 2014

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'Strictly Come Dancing' stars were kept in the dark about Claudia Winkleman's absence from the show. According to singer Pixie Lott, who is currently competing on the BBC One dance competition, contestants were unaware Claudia's eight-year-old…

Claudia Winkleman receives Strictly Come Dancing applause

23 Nov 2014

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Claudia Winkleman received a standing ovation when she returned to 'Strictly Come Dancing' on Saturday evening (22.11.14). The 42-year-old presenter has been absent from the BBC One dancing competition for the past three weeks as she cared for her…

Claudia Winkleman: 'Bear with me' for Strictly Come Dancing return

22 Nov 2014

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Claudia Winkleman has urged 'Strictly Come Dancing' viewers to "bear with her" as she returns to the show. The 42-year-old presenter - who will resume her role as co-presenter tonight (22.11.14) alongside Tess Daly - will make her first appearance on…

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Claudia Winkleman returns to Strictly Come Dancing

21 Nov 2014

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Claudia Winkleman will return to 'Strictly Come Dancing' this weekend. The 42-year-old television presenter will return to co-host the BBC One celebrity dance contest after missing the last three weeks due to her daughter being injured in an accident…

Claudia Winkleman to miss remainder of Strictly Come Dancing?

13 Nov 2014

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Claudia Winkleman could be absent for the remainder of the current series of 'Strictly Come Dancing'. The 42-year-old star joined Tess Daly as host of the BBC One celebrity dance contest earlier this year but a family emergency has meant she's…

Zoe Ball to present this weekend's Strictly

12 Nov 2014

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Zoe Ball will present this weekend's 'Strictly Come Dancing'. The BBC One celebrity dance contest will move up north to the Tower Ballroom for this year's Blackpool special where Zoe - who has already been well-received by viewers - will present the…

Claudia Winkleman to return to Strictly Come Dancing this weekend?

11 Nov 2014

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Claudia Winkleman could be set to return to 'Strictly Come Dancing' this weekend. The much-loved TV presenter was forced to pull out of co-hosting the BBC One celebrity dance contest with Tess Daly for the past two weeks after her daughter was badly…

Zoe Ball will host Strictly this Saturday

5 Nov 2014

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Zoe Ball will stand in for Claudia Winkleman on this weekend's 'Strictly Come Dancing' while she cares for her daughter. 'It Takes Two' host Zoe co-hosted the ballroom competition with Tess Daly last weekend when Claudia had to miss the shows on…

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Claudia Winkleman's daughter in Halloween accident

4 Nov 2014

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Claudia Winkleman's daughter had to be rushed to hospital after she was involved in an accident at a Halloween party. The 'Strictly Come Dancing' host's eight-year-old daughter Matilda had been enjoying the spooky holiday last Friday (31.10.14) when…

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…

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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…

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…

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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…

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…