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BBC Three has announced that Russell Tovey, Lulu and Nicola Coughlan are the latest celebrity guest judges taking part in the third series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK.

The latest announcement completes the glittering line up of special guest judges. Previously announced guests for series three are Alesha Dixon, Charity Shop Sue, Emma Bunton, Jay Revell, Judi Love, Kathy Burke, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Matt Lucas, Nadine Coyle, Oti Mabuse and Steps.

Actor Russell Tovey, who is a well-known fan of the franchise, is set to join the panel to critique this year’s group of queens. Best known for his roles in Him & Her, Being Human and The History Boys, Russell is well equipped to provide a critique or two on the main stage.

Award-winning pop legend Lulu will also provide her expertise to the judging panel. With her vast wealth of experience as a performer, Lulu will be a helping hand to Queen of Queens, RuPaul on who should shantay or sashay away from the competition.

Actress Nicola Coughlan, star of Derry Girls and Bridgerton completes the judging panel line-up. As a successful actress and a self-proclaimed fan of the show, Nicola will provide advice to the queens on the main stage.

RuPaul's Drag Race UK returns Thursday 23rd September at 7pm on BBC Three.


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