We’re here to slay another day, UK. RuPaul’s Drag Race UK has officially been renewed for a second 8-episode season on WOW Presents Plus and BBC Three! This comes with the news of the first season, which airs its sixth episode tomorrow, breaking 6.5 million streams on the BBC iPlayer. So start your engines, sisters, because casting starts NOW.
RuPaul said: “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!”
WOW Presents Plus, which celebrates its 2nd anniversary today, is the streaming home of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK outside of the UK and Canada, serving the weekly gaggery to over 190 countries. The streaming service is also the home of UNHhhh, Werq The World, Fashion Photo RuView, Tammy Faye: Death Defying, and more of your fave World of Wonder staples.
Casting for RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Season 2 closes on November 15th, 2019. That’s right, Mary, time is tight. Click here to register your interest if you’ve got what it takes to be the UK’s Next Drag Superstar.
The new eight-part season was commissioned by BBC Three controller Fiona Campbell and Kate Phillips, the BBC’s entertainment chief. The executive producers are RuPaul Charles, Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Sally Miles, Bruce McCoy and Ruby Kuraishe.
The first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK continues on WOW Presents Plus and BBC Three until November 21st.