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PREVIEW: RuPaul's Drag Race UK (Series 2)

Each week Alan or Graham will join RuPaul and Michelle on a rotational basis, alongside an extra special celebrity guest judge.

With Queens representing from the length and breadth of the country, RuPaul’s Drag Race UK showcases the very best of what the UK drag scene has to offer. An intense competition, the queens will slay their way through a weekly series of challenges designed to test their drag expertise.

Their make-up skills, fashion sense, sewing abilities, comedy, singing, acting dancing skills, and of course lip sync skills will all be under close scrutiny.

In accordance with Drag Race mantra, all of the queens will be assessed on their Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve and Talent with the bottom two queens being asked to lip sync for their lives.

Generating many memes, garnering huge critical acclaim, picking up numerous award nominations, and even breaking into the music charts with a top ten single, series one of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK triumphantly slayed for BBC Three, with a huge 15.6 million requests on iPlayer so far.

Delivering on judging eleganza the celebrity judges are: Liz Hurley, Sheridan Smith, Jordan Dunn, Lorraine Kelly, MNEK, Jessie Ware, Maya Jama and Dawn French, and Natalie Cassidy and Jay Revel join as special coaches for acting and choreography.

The RuPaul's Drag Race franchise, including RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, is produced by World of Wonder.

Series two of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK begins on 14 January at 7pm and will be exclusively available on BBC iPlayer in the UK.

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