Buckle up, hunties ‘coz the British rendition of RuPaul’s Drag Race is hitting Stan later this year, the same day as the UK.
The new eight part series will be a spinoff of the US version and will see 10 British contestants battle it out to be crowned UK’s next drag superstar.
Drag Race creators World Of Wonder confirmed the incredible news a while back on Twitter: “Hey, UK, we’re comin’ your way! RuPaul’s Drag Race UK coming to @bbcthree next year.”
Mama Ru issued a statement at the time, saying: “I am beyond excited to celebrate the massive charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent of the Queen’s queens.”
The four main judges include Ru, Michelle Visage, Alan Carr and Graham Norton is a host of other stellar celebrity guest judges including Cheryl Cole of Girls Aloud, Geri Halliwell AKA Ginger Spice, Jade of Little Mix, Twiggy, Andrew Garfield and Game Of Thrones actress Maisie Williams.
We have some huge news to announce! The queen of Newcastle herself, @CherylOfficial, will be on #DragRaceUK as a guest judge. @BBCThree‘s RuPaul’s #DragRaceUK will be on iPlayer very soon! pic.twitter.com/aMfojSec2r
— RuPaul’s Drag Race UK (@dragraceukbbc) July 17, 2019
It’s official: @Maisie_Williams has been confirmed as a guest judge for RuPaul’s Drag Race UK @dragraceukbbc
Coming soon to BBC Three pic.twitter.com/Ngi8xGR4hi
— BBC Three (@bbcthree) May 20, 2019
Buckle up, betches and keep your eyes peeled on local streaming giant Stan as the series is set to drop later this year.
In the meantime, cop seasons 1-11 of the fabulous show as well as RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars and RuPaul’s Drag Stars Untucked on Stan RN.