RuPaul's Drag Race UK series 4: Release date, confirmed queens, guest judges and more

22 September 2022, 16:50

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Emma Kershaw

By Emma Kershaw

Drag Race UK series 4 will return to our screens on 22nd September.

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Drag Race UK fans, rejoice! Series 4 of the show is finally on its way, and we couldn’t be more excited.

RuPaul and a new bunch of UK huns will be hitting television screens tonight (Sept 22) on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer, bringing more iconic looks, guest judges and legendary lip-syncs. Expect plenty of twists, turns and memorable moments.

Here’s everything you need to know about Drag Race UK season 4, from the confirmed cast to the glorious guest judges. Category is…

Drag Race UK series 4: Meet the queens
Drag Race UK series 4: Meet the queens. Picture: BBC Three

RuPaul's Drag Race UK series 4 release date: When does it start?

Start your engines, Drag Race UK series 4 will return to our screens on Thursday 22nd September. The series will run for 10 weeks, as the queens compete to become the UK's next drag superstar.

What time is Drag Race UK on?

The show begins at 9pm GMT.

Who are the guest judges for Drag Race UK season 4?

RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Graham Norton and Alan Carr will all be returning to the judging panel for season 4.

Nine guest judges have now been announced, along with a few famous faces to help the queens with various challenges.

The confirmed guest judges are:

  • Actress and activist Dame Joanna Lumley
  • British icon and TV presenter Alison Hammond
  • Ted Lasso actress and West End star Hannah Waddingham
  • Legendary singer-songwriter Boy George
  • Iconic fashion model and celebrity chef Lorraine Pascale
  • Spice Girls member Mel B
  • Model, presenter and influencer Leomie Anderson
  • Years & Years singer and actor Olly Alexander
  • Singer-songwriter FKA twigs

Other confirmed special guests helping the queens with their challenges are:

  • Strictly Come Dancing’s Tess Daly and AJ Odudu, who will be taking part in the Snatch Game.
  • Strictly's Giovanni Pernice, who will be this season's choreography teacher.
  • Comedian and actress Aisling Bea, who'll share her comedy skills with the queens.
  • Legendary singer-songwriter Cathy Dennis, who'll be assisting in a songwriting challenge.

Drag Race UK series 4 cast: Which queens are competing?

  • Baby, 25, South London
  • Black Peppa, 29, Birmingham
  • Cheddar Gorgeous, 38, Manchester
  • Copper Topp, 38, Cheltenham
  • Dakota Schiffer, 22, Sussex
  • Danny Beard, 29, Liverpool
  • Jonbers Blonde, 33, Belfast
  • Just May, 32, Essex
  • Le Fil, 36, Yorkshire
  • Pixie Polite, 29, Brighton
  • Sminty Drop, 23, Lancashire
  • Starlet, 23, Surrey

Is there a trailer?

Yes queen! The latest teaser just dropped and it looks like we're in for an absolutely fabulous time.

How do I watch Drag Race UK season 4 in America?

You can watch Drag Race UK season 4 in America and around the world on WOW Presents Plus.

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