BAFTA award-winning television presenter Claudia Winkleman is one of the country’s in-demand hosts. Working closely with the BBC, Claudia has presented some of their most popular television shows including the Saturday night entertainment show Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC Film Show and The Great British Sewing Bee.
Claudia also hosts on BBC Radio 2’s Sunday evening show and The Arts Show with Claudia Winkleman. She also writes a weekly column for The Sunday Times. She has also contributed to The Independent and The Evening Standard.
Prior to joining the flagship show Strictly Come Dancing Claudia hosted its sister show Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two (BBC2), interviewing the contestants getting all the behind the scenes gossip from the show.
In 2015, Claudia appeared on BBC 1’s Watchdog to give an exclusive interview to Chris Hollins about her daughter Matilda’s accident and to highlight fire safety issues surrounding children’s fancy dress costumes.
Claudia is an advocate for Comic Relief, Red Nose Day and Sports Relief and is a regular presenter of their annual live shows.
Claudia also hosted Let’s Dance for Sports Relief and Comic Relief for Red Nose Day and presented the first Comic Relief Danceathon. She also participated in The Great Comic Relief Bake Off and presents the Great British Sewing Bee which is on its fourth series on BBC2.
Away from the BBC, Claudia presented Sky’s Premiere coverage of the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards.
She has an impressive corporate portfolio from presenting DVDs for John Lewis, Clarks and BAA, to acting as MC for the Samsung 3D TV Launch. She’s also fronted campaigns for Cadbury’s and Air New Zealand, hosted numerous awards ceremonies, including the prestigious British Fashion Awards, the InStyle Awards, the BCSC Purple Apple Awards, Drapers Etail Awards, the HSBC Awards, the Carphone Warehouse Appy Awards, Quintessentially Awards, Clynol Business and Creative Awards, the New Media Age Awards, and the Campaign Digital Awards.
She’s also presented the prestigious GQ Food & Drink Awards and the Glamour: Women of the Year Awards.
In 2015, she won Presenter of The Year with Strictly co-host, Tess Daly. Alongside her Glamour Award, Claudia scooped up a Royal Television Award for Best Presenter and was nominated for a BAFTA with Strictly Come Dancing.