Daisy May Cooper to judge RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs The World

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BBC Three will be back on the air on Tuesday 1st February with RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs The World. The show will feature nine queens from across the globe who will compete for the crown. Not only that, but This Country star Daisy May Cooper has been confirmed as one of the fabulous guest judges.

The This Country and Never Mind The Buzzcocks star has today been named as one of the guest judges on the show alongside the main panel of Michelle Visage, Alan Carr and Graham Norton.

Cooper, who will be joining the regular panel of Michelle Visage, Alan Carr and Graham Norton said: “I can’t wait to bring some Daisy May Cooper couture to the runway. I love the show… I love it all!”

Other guest judges will be Radio 1 presenter Clara Amfo, Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey, Jade Thirlwall, Mel C, and Michelle Keegan. Bimini tribute act Katie Price will also be joining the show for Snatch Game.

The show will be followed by the premiere of Rose Matafeo’s Starstruck series two. BBC Three controller Fiona Campbell said: “This is a big moment, with the new channel providing a destination for young audiences to discover more content on the BBC.

“We will continue to back new talent and bold ideas. This approach will bring the audience a distinctive mix of programmes that are there to entertain, inspire and challenge thinking.”

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