RuPaul's Drag Race UK season five unveils Derbyshire's own talent
RuPaul's Drag Race UK season five is gearing up for its highly-anticipated return to the small screen, and fans can now get a glimpse of the fresh talent set to sashay into the spotlight – with notably, one of the contenders hailing from Derbyshire.
The fifth instalment of RuPaul's Drag Race UK is slated to make its debut on BBC Three starting on September 28, 2023.
Kate Butch, a 26-year-old sensation from Buxton, said: "I am a playful spirit from the heart of Derbyshire, Buxton. In homage to the iconic Kate Bush, I ventured across the wild and windy moors to grace the stage of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK."
The excitement doesn't stop there, as the show has also revealed its star-studded lineup of guest judges for Season Five. The roster boasts renowned names such as Yasmin Finney (known for Doctor Who and Heartstopper), Suranne Jones (famous for Gentleman Jack and Doctor Foster), and Aisling Bea (celebrated for This Way Up and Taskmaster).
Furthermore, the upcoming season will see the participation of Carol Vorderman and Alexandra Burke in the beloved Snatch Game challenge, a segment adored by fans of the show.