BBC today announced that the second series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK will air on BBC Three in early 2021.
RuPaul Charles, Michelle Visage, Graham Norton and Alan Carr will all be returning for the second series. The series will see twelve queens battling it out for the title of the UK’s Next Drag Superstar over ten weeks.
RuPaul says: “Looking forward to better days! I’m happy to announce the triumphant return of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. Early in 2021, season two will arrive with all the hope, joy, laughter and glitter you’ve come to expect from our brilliant queens. We’re also currently casting season three with the best and the brightest Great Britain has to offer. We feel honored that you’ve embraced our little show, and our only wish is that we can offer a smile at a time when we can all use it the most."
Fiona Campbell, Controller of BBC Three, says: “We’re very happy to confirm that series two of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK is on its way very soon and with 12 new queens to meet, it’s even bigger than the first series and we can’t wait for you to see it in early 2021. Also, because we’re so excited about it and can’t keep it a secret, we wanted to share the news now that there is going to be a third series as well. Its been a huge hit for us and we love it as much as you do so we’re delighted that we can continue our relationship with World of Wonder and can bring even more Drag Race to BBC Three.”
Moreover, applications for the third series are now open. Apply at rupaulsdragraceuk.com/casting - the deadline to register your interest is 14 November 2020.