Claudia Winkleman

Claudia Winkleman

Claudia Winkleman is one of the most sought after television presenters working today. 

The Arts Show with Claudia Winkleman broadcasts on BBC Radio 2 Friday nights at 10pm. Later this year Claudia will present her seventh series of the daily live BBC2 show Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two. Past series of It Takes Two have won her rave reviews and huge ratings. She will host Film 2010 with Claudia Winkleman starting in the Autumn which will be broadcasting live on Wednesday nights on BBC1. 


Earlier this year she presented the second series of Let’s Dance for Sport Relief with Steve Jones on BBC1 and also co-hosted Sport Relief 2010 on BBC1 with Richard Hammond. Claudia also presented the Golden Globes® and the Academy Awards® on Sky Movies Premier.

Claudia has hosted three series of the popular BBC Radio 2 panel show Hot Gossip. 

In 2009 Claudia guest hosted Never Mind The Buzzcocks on BBC2 and the fiery reality show Hell's Kitchen on ITV1. She was also one of the main presenters on Comic Relief night teaming up with Jonathan Ross and she hosted coverage of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts from the red carpet for the BBC. 

She has co-presented Sport Relief and Comic Relief Does Fame Academy both on BBC1. She also fronted the London 2012 Party live from the Mall – celebrating the Olympic handover and the live coverage of Concert For Diana on BBC1. 

Claudia is a regular contributor to The Independent and London's Evening Standard.

Daughter of fleet street grande dame, Eve Pollard, Claudia graduated from Cambridge University with an MA Hons in History of Art and has two children.