The BEST episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race UK

Every episode of RuPaul's Drag Race UK ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race UK!

UK version of RuPaul's hit reality competition show where RuPaul searches for the country's next drag superstar.

Last Updated: 1/26/2023Network:BBC Three
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Lairy Poppins - The Rusical
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8.47
59 votes

#1 - Lairy Poppins - The Rusical

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/20/2022

It’s Rusical week! Star of stage and screen Hannah Waddingham joins Michelle Visage and Alan Carr on the judging panel as the curtain falls on another queen.

Girl Groups
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8.23
128 votes

#2 - Girl Groups

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/31/2019

The remaining queens are split into two teams for a girl group battle.

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Snatch Game
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8.22
129 votes

#3 - Snatch Game

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/24/2019

This week the queens take on the iconic Snatch Game challenge where they must deliver their best celebrity impersonations against a classic TV game show backdrop.

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The Pearly Gates Roast
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8.04
79 votes

#4 - The Pearly Gates Roast

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/18/2021

Comedy legend Kathy Burke joins RuPaul, Michelle Visage and Alan Carr on the judging panel as the queens are tasked with serving up a serious roast of a comedy challenge.

The RuRuvision Song Contest
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7.93
96 votes

#5 - The RuRuvision Song Contest

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/11/2021

With the queens reunited and added twists, there is much excitement in the air, but the competition picks up quickly as the queens form two groups for a Europop battle – The RuRuvision Song Contest. In a glorious homage to Eurovision, the queens record and perform the same catchy song, but can they swerve the dreaded nul points? MNEK joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton on the judging panel as a fifth queen sashays away from the competition.

Grand Finale
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7.92
51 votes

#6 - Grand Finale

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/24/2022

It’s the grand finale! Michelle Visage, Alan Carr, Graham Norton and the eliminated queens are all on hand as RuPaul crowns the UK’s next Drag Race superstar.

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The Return of Royalty
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7.91
94 votes

#7 - The Return of Royalty

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/23/2021

Twelve fabulous drag queens sashay into the werk room for the first time. Matt Lucas joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton to help RuPaul determine which queen is the first to go.

Stoned on the Runway
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7.87
95 votes

#8 - Stoned on the Runway

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/4/2021

This week the queens face one of their toughest challenge yet, as they are asked to write and perform their own comedy stand-up routines. Comedy legend Dawn French joins Michelle Visage and Alan Carr on the judging panel as another queen takes her leave.

ST4RT Your Engines
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7.83
69 votes

#9 - ST4RT Your Engines

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/22/2022

Twelve fabulous new drag queens enter the werk room for the first time. Dame Joanna Lumley joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton as RuPaul determines which queen is the first to go.

Rats: The Rusical
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7.79
96 votes

#10 - Rats: The Rusical

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/21/2021

RuPaul’s search for the UK’s next Drag Race superstar continues. The queens are settling in, but the pressure is on as their singing, acting and dancing skills are truly challenged in Rats – The Rusical, Drag Race’s first ever live musical. West End star Sheridan Smith joins Michelle Visage and Alan Carr on the judging panel as another queen exits the competition.

Miss Fugly Beauty Pageant
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7.78
85 votes

#11 - Miss Fugly Beauty Pageant

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/4/2021

Alesha Dixon and fashionista Charity Shop Sue drop in as the queens take on their toughest challenge yet - a race against the clock to deliver three looks on the runway.

Royalty Returns
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7.77
110 votes

#12 - Royalty Returns

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/14/2021

The queens enter the werk room for the first time and quickly take on their first challenge – a photo shoot with Ru. Then, in an added twist, the queens are asked to serve two looks on the Drag Race runway. Actress and fashion icon Elizabeth Hurley joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton on the judging panel as the first queen sashays away from the competition.

The Family That Slays Together
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7.76
107 votes

#13 - The Family That Slays Together

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/14/2019

Only four queens remain. Tensions are high and emotions are charged as they are challenged to give family members a very special drag makeover.

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Posh on a Penny
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7.71
132 votes

#14 - Posh on a Penny

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/17/2019

This week RuPaul tests the queens' sewing skills and fashion sense as they are challenged to create show-stopping outfits from junk found at a car boot sale.

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Morning Glory
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7.70
101 votes

#15 - Morning Glory

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/4/2021

RuPaul’s search for the UK’s next Drag Race superstar continues. This week, the queens’ presenting skills are challenged as they host their own daytime magazine show, Morning Glory. The queen of British daytime TV, Lorraine Kelly, joins Michelle Visage and Alan Carr on the judging panel as a fourth queen exits the competition.

Grand Finale
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7.69
119 votes

#16 - Grand Finale

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/21/2019

Strictly Come Dancing’s AJ Pritchard and his brother Curtis choreograph the three queens as they take on an all-singing, all-dancing final challenge.

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Grand Finale
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7.65
95 votes

#17 - Grand Finale

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/18/2021

It’s the Finale! The competition concludes in an all singing all dancing extravaganza fight for the crown. Choreographer Jay Revell coaches the queens through their intense final challenge, and Michelle Visage, Alan Carr, Graham Norton and all of the eliminated queens return to witness who RuPaul awards the coveted title of UK’s Next Drag Race Superstar.

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Thirsty Werk
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7.62
116 votes

#18 - Thirsty Werk

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/7/2019

This week the queens’ creative marketing skills are put to the test as they are asked to create an advert and brand themselves.

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Bra Wars
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7.60
80 votes

#19 - Bra Wars

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/11/2021

This week the queens’ overacting skills are put to the test as they star in a new sci-fi blockbuster, Bra Wars - The Fempire Claps Back. Actor Russell Tovey joins RuPaul as his extra special guest judge alongside Michelle Visage and Graham Norton as the queens once again fight for their survival.

Who Wore It Best
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7.60
100 votes

#20 - Who Wore It Best

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/28/2021

The search for the UK’s next Drag Race superstar continues. This week RuPaul tests the queens’ creative sewing skills – and their friendships – as they’re pitted against each other in a design challenge called Who Wore It Best? Supermodel Jourdan Dunn joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton as a third queen leaves the competition.

Lockdown Supersheroes
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7.55
96 votes

#21 - Lockdown Supersheroes

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/25/2021

RuPaul challenges the queens to create show-stopping superhero outfits. US Drag Race star Raven pops in for moral support, and TV presenter Maya Jama joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton on the judging panel, as Ru decides which queens should lip sync for their lives.

Downton Draggy
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7.54
136 votes

#22 - Downton Draggy

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/10/2019

The queens' acting skills are put to the test as they star in a sumptuous new comedy costume drama – Downton Draggy.

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Yass-tonbury Festival
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7.49
59 votes

#23 - Yass-tonbury Festival

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/29/2022

Girl Group week comes early! FKA twigs joins Ru, Michelle Visage and Graham Norton on the panel, and Cathy Dennis pops by to share her song writing wisdom.

The Royal Queens
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7.48
161 votes

#24 - The Royal Queens

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/3/2019

RuPaul brings the award-winning global phenomenon to the UK for the first time. Ten of the country’s most fabulous drag queens will compete in the Olympics of drag in the hope that RuPaul, queen of queens, will crown them as the UK’s first Drag Race superstar.

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BeastEnders
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7.48
95 votes

#25 - BeastEnders

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/11/2021

This week the queens’ acting skills are put to the test as they star in a new soap opera BeastEnders. To help them with their roles, EastEnders legend Natalie Cassidy, aka Sonia, gives the girls a soap acting masterclass whilst Michelle Visage and Graham Norton and an extra special guest judge join RuPaul to deliberate the fate of the remaining queens.

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