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The RuPaul's Drag Race: UK Versus The World Cast Has Finally Been Revealed
It features some of the most talented Drag Race queens from around the globe.
Start your engines Drag Race fans because Mother Ru is taking the groundbreaking competition show to the next level. Yes, RuPaul has unveiled yet another spin-off in the ever-expanding Drag Race franchise, and this time she will be opening up the competition to queens from all corners of the globe — with the UK serving as the host nation. Keen to learn more about RuPaul's Drag Race: UK Versus the World? You can find out everything you need to know below.
When Will RuPaul's Drag Race: UK Versus The World Air?
RuPaul's Drag Race: UK Versus the World will be sashaying onto our screens on February 1, 2022, on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer. The brand new series has been billed as the “centre-piece” of the launch of the rebooted BBC Three TV channel, which goes live across the country on the same day.
What’s The Premise Of RuPaul's Drag Race: UK Versus The World?
With RuPaul at the helm, RuPaul's Drag Race: UK Versus the World will become the first-ever international all-stars edition of the show and see nine renowned queens from different franchises around the globe unite to compete for the title of the first “Global Drag Race Superstar.”
As mentioned, the United Kingdom is serving as the competition’s host region, and RuPaul will be joined by veteran Drag Race panellist Michelle Visage, Graham Norton, and Alan Carr, as well as a string of superstar guest judges.
“Michelle Visage, Graham Norton, Alan Carr and a sparkling array of superstar guest judges will join RuPaul to help him decide… Who will be queen of the world and named the first Global Drag Race Superstar?! Let the battle commence,” a BBC synopsis of the forthcoming series reads.
Meanwhile, the show’s resident judges will be joined by a host of extra-special guests, including Clara Amfo, Daisy May Cooper, Jade Thirlwall, Jonathan Bailey, Johannes Radebe, Katie Price, Melanie C, and Michelle Keegan.
Who’s In The Line-Up Of RuPaul's Drag Race: UK Versus The World?
The cast of RuPaul's Drag Race: UK Versus the World has finally been unveiled, and, as promised, will feature some of the most talented Drag Race queens from the United States, the UK, Canada, Holland, Thailand, and beyond.
Representing the UK are series one heavyweights Cheryl Hole, Blu Hydrangea, and Baga Chipz, each of whom will compete for the crown agaisnt the USA’s Mo Heart and Jujubee, Canadian queens Jimbo and Lemon, Holland’s Janey Jacké, and Thailand’s own Pangina Heals.
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