It’s the grand finale, and a Christmas wish is about to come true for one lucky queen, as the search to find the UK’s next Drag Race superstar concludes with a festive fight for the crown.
Comedy legend Kathy Burke joins RuPaul, Michelle Visage and Alan Carr on the judging panel as the queens are tasked with serving up a serious roast of a comedy challenge.
The queens are settling in, but the pressure is on as their dance and co-ordination skills are given a high-energy workout in Dragoton, their first complex dance challenge. Two-time Strictly champion Oti Mabuse puts the queens through their paces as she coaches them for their dance performance. Later, Oti joins Michelle Visage and Alan Carr on the judging panel to see how the queens fare and help Ru deliberate the fate of yet another queen.
In this opening episode, Judge Supremo, RuPaul ushers a brand new set of queens into the werk room, sets them their first cheeky challenge, and asks the queens to take to the runway to serve not one, but two looks. Comedy legend Matt Lucas joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton on the judging panel, to help RuPaul determine who will be the first queen to sashay away…
RuPaul brings the award-winning global phenomenon to the UK for the first time.
Ten of the country’s most fabulous drag queens will compete in the Olympics of drag in the hope that RuPaul, queen of queens, will crown them as the UK’s first Drag Race Superstar. In this premiere episode the queens all meet for the first time before joining RuPaul, who surprises them with an outrageous photoshoot challenge. They then deliver two regal looks on the Drag Race runway. Hollywood actor and drag race fan Andrew Garfield joins Michelle Visage and Alan Carr on the judging panel, as the first queen is eliminated from the competition