RuPaul’s Drag Race has arrived on UK screens
After years of rumour and pleas by fans, the hit US show has found a home on BBC Three and the hunt is underway for the UK’s first drag superstar. Bringing its unique blend of comedy, fashion, and heart to BBC Three, the show has managed that rare thing: a UK spinoff of a hit US format that fans on both sides of the Atlantic love.
In an exciting behind-the-scenes event, find out what went into turning a beloved US format, with fans around the world, into a hit UK show. Hear from senior figures in the show’s production team – including Drag Race creator Fenton Bailey – about how the programme was adapted for the UK, for the BBC and for the fans on this side of the Atlantic.
Fenton Bailey – Creator and Executive Producer, RuPaul’s Drag Race US and UK
Bruce McCoy – Executive Producer, RuPaul’s Drag Race US and UK
Sally Miles - Executive Producer, RuPaul’s Drag Race UK
Ruby Kuraishe – Commissioning Editor, BBC
Navi Lamba – Head of Social, BBC Three
Scott Bryan, TV critic and broadcaster
Date: Monday 11th November
Venue: Tanner Warehouse, 50 Bermondsey St, Bermondsey, London, SE1 3UD
Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start
Tickets are £10.00.
All tickets are non-refundable.
Tickets for full members of the Royal Television Society are complimentary but MUST be booked in advance – please provide your membership number when booking