The BEST Episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race UK
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2020
Network: BBC Three
RuPaul has made the trip across the pond in search of a queen with the most charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent in all the land. In a series of challenges, which of the queens will impress Ru to survive another week, who will sashay away, and who will he crown as the UK’s First Drag Race superstar?
#1 - Snatch Game
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 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.
#2 - Girl Group Battle Royale
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 31, 2019
This week the remaining queens are split into two teams for a girl group battle. With the help of Grammy nominated singer and producer MNEK, the two newly formed girl groups record vocals and perform their own versions of the same song. Can they impress Mama Ru and guest judge and girl group professional, Jade Thirlwall?
#3 - The Family That Slays Together
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 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.
#4 - Grand Finale
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 21, 2019
In the series finale the top three queens fight it out for the title of the UK’s first Drag Race Superstar. Strictly Come Dancing’s AJ Pritchard and his brother Curtis (Love Island) choreograph the three queens as they take on an all-singing, all-dancing final challenge. Michelle Visage, Alan Carr, Graham Norton and the eliminated queens all return as the finalists take to the runway one last time before RuPaul crowns the series’ ultimate winner.
#5 - Thirsty Werk
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 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
#6 - Posh on a Penny
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 17, 2019
The search for the UK’s first Drag Race Superstar continues in style. 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. The original queen of British fashion, Dame Twiggy, joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton on the judging panel as a third queen sashays away from the competition. Also, Drag Race All Star, Raven makes a cheeky guest appearance.
#7 - The Royal Queens
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 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. In this premiere episode the queens all meet for the first time before joining RuPaul, who surprises them with an outrageous photoshoot challenge. They then deliver two regal looks on the Drag Race runway. Hollywood actor and drag race fan Andrew Garfield joins Michelle Visage and Alan Carr on the judging panel, as the first queen is eliminated from the competition
#8 - Downton Draggy
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 10, 2019
RuPaul’s search for the UK’s first Drag Race Superstar continues. This week the queens’ acting skills are put to the test as they star in a sumptuous new comedy costume drama - Downton Draggy. Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton on the judging panel as another queen exits the competition.
#9 - It's a Wrap!
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 29, 2019
Witness the reactions of the finalists of RuPaul's Drag Race UK as they watch the final episode for the very first time, awaiting the big Ru-veal.