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The first trailer for Drag Race UK vs The World is here

Start those (jet) engines.

2022-01-25

Words: Will Stroude; Image: BBC Three

Drag Race UK vs The World is now just one week away, and BBC Three have granted at first look at the international drag extravaganxa with an official trailer.

The newly-released teaser offers a taste of what to expect from the starry line-up of extra special judges this series, as Michelle Visage warns the queens in voiceover to "go big or go home."

Drag Race UK vs The World is set to air on the soon-to-be relaunched BBC Three from Tuesday 1 February and will see nine world-renowned Drag Race queens from around the world compete for a brand new title, 'Queen of the World'.

The queens set to compete are Baga Chipz, Cheryl Hole, Blu Hydrangea, Jujubee, Mo Heart, Jimbo, Lemon, Pangina and Janey Jacké.

RuPaul will, as always, be joined by Michelle Visage, as well as Drag Race UK judges Alan Carr and Graham Norton plus 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.

RuPaul's Drag Race: UK vs The World will air exclusively on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer from Tuesday 1 February at 9pm, with new episodes released weekly.