The Beeb have confirmed a second series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK for 2020.
The corporation note that the first series has proven a big success for BBC Three notching up 6.5 million iPlayer requests to date.
“I want to thank the BBC and all our fans for their overwhelming support of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. This season’s queens proved that Britain’s Got Charisma Uniqueness Nerve and Talent and I want to see more! Here’s to another season of love, laughter and light!” – RuPaul
The series – released incrementally on the catch-up service, every Thursday night at 8pm – puts queens through their paces with one contestant eliminated each week.
Stateside the show has been nominated for a record-breaking 29 Emmys with 13 wins.
“The response to the current UK series has been nothing short of dragulous; our viewers have really taken the show and the amazing queens to their hearts. So I’m delighted that Ru and the gang are going to shantay stay. Let the search for the next group of queens begin!” – Kate Phillips, Controller, Entertainment Commissioning
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK is a World of Wonder production for BBC Three.
To apply for the next series sashay to https://get.rupaulsdragraceuk.com/casting/ by Friday 15 November 2019
“RuPaul’s Drag Race UK has legs and we could not be more thrilled. It all turned out so “much bettah” than we could have imagined, from working with BBC Three to the UK queens’ boundless talents. We can’t wait to see who shows up to flash their tuppence for season two!” – Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, World of Wonder Co-Founders and Executive Producers