Last year, soon after she made her hosting debut on Strictly Come Dancing – alongside Tess Daly and after Sir Bruce Forsyth retired from the show – Claudia Winkleman missed several live shows… At the time, viewers were told only that Claudia had a family emergency, but it was later revealed that in fact, her young daughter Matilda had been admitted to hospital having suffered terrible burns. The accident occurred when Matilda was out trick-or-treating for Halloween, and the costume sh
Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman to open up about daughter’s burns horror for Watchdog special
Fans of Strictly Come Dancing will no doubt recall that last year, not long after Claudia Winkleman began co-hosting the BBC show with Tess Daly – which of course came about after Sir Bruce Forsyth retired – she had to miss several live shows…
It’s been revealed this week that Strictly Come Dancing newcomer – or at least, she was new to co-hosting the regular series in its last run – Claudia Winkleman has been nominated for a BAFTA, however, Strictly veteran Tess Daly has not…
It’s been revealed today that Strictly Come Dancing newbie – she joined the BBC show last year after Sir Bruce Forsyth retired – Claudia Winkleman has been nominated to receive a Royal Television Society award, however, there is no sign that her Strictly co-host Tess Daly has been similarly honoured.
During the last series of Strictly Come Dancing, It Takes Two presenter Zoe Ball stood in for co-host Claudia Winkleman after it was revealed that Claudia’s young daughter had suffered burns and was in hospital.
Strictly Come Dancing: Mark Wright to leave next? Plus Sir Bruce Forsyth says Claudia Winkleman DIDN’T replace him
When Sir Bruce Forsyth announced that he was retiring as the host of Strictly Come Dancing, the search for his replacement immediately got underway, and eventually, Claudia Winkleman was announced as taking over the job of presenting the long-running BBC show. However, according to Sir Bruce, Claudia did not in fact replace him, and instead, his co-presenter Tess Daly was given his role while in turn, Claudia was brought in to be in a support role alongside Tess.
Strictly Come Dancing viewers delighted by Claudia Winkleman return, but Tess Daly’s missing Bruce Forsyth
Strictly Come Dancing viewers were delighted when host Claudia Winkleman returned to the show last night, but of course, given that her recent absence had been because she was at her daughter Matilda’s bedside in hospital – the 8-year-old suffered burns in an accident at Halloween – her comeback was an emotional one. Claudia first revealed that she was headed back to the show on Twitter, writing, “I’m coming back to Strictly this weekend but am out of practice so please bear with m
It has been confirmed this evening that Claudia Winkleman IS returning to Strictly Come Dancing this weekend! Claudia has been absent from Strictly for the past three weekends, and even missed the Blackpool special last week whilst she’s been taking care of her daughter, but she will make a triumphant return tomorrow night.
Zoe Ball will be stepping in to fill the shoes of Claudia Winkleman once more this evening, as Strictly Come dancing moves to Blackpool for the first time this year. The It Takes Two host was called to replace Claudia a fortnight ago, after her young daughter Matilda was involved in a horrific fire accident while trick or treating on Halloween. The girl’s costume caught flames while she was gathering treats from neighbours and she was rushed to hospital after being treated by ambulance sta
Fans of Strictly Come Dancing will know that host Claudia Winkleman has been absent from the show for the last couple of weeks as she’s been caring for her daughter Matilda, who suffered devastating burns after her Halloween costume caught alight when the 8-year-old strayed too close to a pumpkin lantern.