21/11/2014 11:04 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Claudia Winkleman Will Return To Strictly Come Dancing This Weekend


Claudia Winkleman will be back presenting Strictly Come Dancing this weekend (Saturday, November 22), it has been confirmed.

Claudia, 42, took several weeks off from her presenting role to look after her daughter Matilda, who was badly burned in a Halloween accident.

Matilda, eight, was out trick or treating when her costume was accidentally set on fire by a candle. She has been recovering in hospital with Claudia by her side.

Claudia, who is also mum to Jake, 11, and Arthur, three, has not presented Strictly Come Dancing since the beginning of November, and Zoe Ball has stood in for her, co-presenting with Tess Daly.

But she will be back in action tomorrow evening.

Claudia has remained quiet on Twitter since Matilda's accident, only commenting publicly to confirm her little girl had been involved in an accident.

A statement from Claudia and husband Kris Thykier read at the time:

"She (Matilda) is having the best care possible and we are hopeful of a full recovery. We would like to thank everyone who has been so supportive and particularly the NHS doctors, nurses and staff who have been absolutely incredible.

"And we would like to take this opportunity to remind anyone taking part in fireworks parties or Guy Fawkes celebrations to be vigilant about the dangers of candles, open fires and fireworks and to please have the appropriate safety measures in place and to hand."

Welcome back, Claudia!

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