Claudia Winkleman is one of the most in-demand television presenters working today. Combining mainstream appeal with her own brand of sly wit, she is the perfect host for any event, from large scale awards to more boutique affairs.
A regular face on prime time BBC, last year Claudia presented her seventh series of the daily live BBC2 show Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two, which has won her rave reviews and huge ratings. Also last year Claudia presented a second series of Let’s Dance for Sport Relief with Steve Jones on BBC1, and co-hosted the main Sport Relief 2010 show on BBC1 with Richard Hammond.
Claudia succeeded Jonathan Ross as host of the flagship cinema show Film 2010 last year; Film 2011 with Claudia Winkleman broadcasts live on Wednesday nights on BBC1. Claudia Winkleman’s Arts Show continues to broadcast on BBC Radio 2, Fridays nights at 10pm.
For the last three years Claudia has hosted the live coverage of the Academy Awards® for Sky Movies Premiere, and last year she also presented the Golden Globes® for the channel. In 2009 she co-hosted Comic Relief with Jonathan Ross.
Claudia is a regular contributor to The Independent and London’s Evening Standard. She graduated from Cambridge University with an MA Honours in History of Art.
Claudia’s corporate portfolio ranges from presenting corporate DVDs for John Lewis, Clarks and BAA, to acting as MC for the Samsung 3D TV Launch, to hosting numerous awards ceremonies, including the InStyle Awards, the BCSC Purple Apple Awards, Drapers Etail Awards, the HSBC Awards, Quintessentially Awards, Clynol Business and Creative Awards, the New Media Age Awards, and the Campaign Digital Awards.
“Claudia did very well. She had them eating out of her hands, she was very respectful of the industry and created a great atmosphere. Please thank her from all of us; we would love to work with her again.”
THE UK JEWELLERY AWARDS
“I just wanted to send you a personal email to let you know how great Claudia was! She was the most down to earth, laid back nicest person to work with! All the girls on my team loved working with her. The feedback we have had on her hosting the show has been great and she presented the awards perfectly with a speedy, cheeky great personality! I hope she enjoyed the evening as much as we did. We would love to work with her again in the future…”
THE DRAPERS ETAIL AWARDS
“Claudia was fabulous and everyone thought she was the perfect co-host. We really thought she was great – extremely warm and the crowd loved her!”
THE INSTYLE AWARDS