London  : Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman asked the audience to “bear with me” as she prepares to return to the hit ballroom show this weekend. She has been absent in recent weeks to be with her eight-year-old daughter, Matilda, who was in hospital after her Halloween costume went up in flames while she was out trick or treating. Writing on Twitter, she said: “Firstly, a huge thank you to the incredible NHS doctors and nurses who are being extraordinary.