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RuPaul's Drag Race UK
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RuPaul's Drag Race UK (or simply Drag Race UK) is a sister series to RuPaul's Drag Race with host RuPaul and main judge Michelle Visage traveling across the pond to contribute to the series.

RuPaul's Drag Race UK airs on the BBC which is a public broadcasting company funded by taxes. Because of this, competitive television shows which air on the BBC may not use commercial sponsorships (like challenge prizes), nor are they allowed to give cash prizes. According to the "Framework for Funding Prizes and Awards" of the BBC, prizes should be original and something money cannot buy, hence the Ru Peter Badge that contestants earn when they win a challenge.[1]

Michelle Visage accidentally leaked 6 queens of Season 2 during a IG live on March 19, 2020 during the filming time.[2]

On November 2nd 2020, it was announced that the show had been renewed for Season 3 with the deadline to register being November 14th 2020 with the season speculated to air in 2021 also. [1]

On December 15th 2020, BBC announced that Season 2 would air in January 14th 2021 with the Promo and Meet the Queens being revealed the following day.

On August 18th 2021, BBC announced that Season 3 would air in September 2021 along with the Promo and Meet the Queens being revealed on the same day.

Series Overview

Season No.
Originally aired
Premiere Finale
1 10 8 October 3, 2019 November 29, 2019
2 12 10 January 14, 2021 March 18, 2021
3 10 September 23, 2021 November 25, 2021
4 TBA TBA 2022 2022


Season Prizes
  • An all-expenses paid trip to Hollywood to create their own digital series with the producers of RuPaul's Drag Race
  • A crown and scepter from Fierce Drag Jewels


See: Judges/RuPaul's Drag Race UK

Like in RuPaul's Drag Race, each season of Drag Race UK has featured two/three other regular judges. Additionally, each episode has guest judges who only appear in that episode.

Seasons Artwork

Runway Themes


Place Season 1 Season 2 Season 3
1st The Vivienne Lawrence Chaney Krystal Versace
2nd Divina De Campo Bimini Bon-Boulash

Ella Vaday

Kitty Scott-Claus
3rd Baga Chipz
4th Cheryl Hole Ellie Diamond Vanity Milan
5th Blu Hydrangea A'Whora Scarlett Harlett
6th Crystal Sister Sister Choriza May

River Medway
7th Sum Ting Wong Tia Kofi
8th Vinegar Strokes Joe Black Charity Kase
9th Scaredy Kat Veronica Green Veronica Green
10th Gothy Kendoll Ginny Lemon Victoria Scone
11th Asttina Mandella Elektra Fence
12th Cherry Valentine Anubis
The contestant won RuPaul's Drag Race UK.
The contestant was voted Miss Congeniality.
The contestant was disqualified from the competition.
The contestant quit the competition.
The contestant was removed from the competition due to medical reasons.
The contestant returned to the competition after being eliminated during a previous season.
The contestant was eliminated earlier in the competition, returned.


  1. Researching for the Media: Television, Radio and Journalism by Adele Emm