RuPaul’s Drag Race announces official UK and Ireland Werq the World tour

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UK and Ireland fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race have a special surprise in store.

An official tour has been announced by the show in 2018.

The live Werq The World tour will travel across locations in the UK and Ireland throughout 2018.

RuPaul’s Drag Race announces official UK and Ireland Werq the World tour

The full listing of where the tour will go is below, and more details are still to be announced.

Sat May 26 2018 – LONDON THE TROXY
Sun May 27 2018 – BIRMINGHAM Symphony Hall
Tue May 29 2018 – CARDIFF St Davids Hall
Wed May 30 2018 – MANCHESTER Palace Theatre
Thu May 31 2018 – BELFAST Waterfront Hall
Sat June 02 2018 – DUBLIN Olympia Theatre
Sun June 03 2018 – GLASGOW SEC Armadillo (Formerly Clyde Auditorium)

Meanwhile, RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars 3 got a new trailer and its 2018 release date has been confirmed.

The show brings back your favourite queens from past seasons as they go head to head for a second chance at the crown – and, of course there will be a mystery twist.

RuPaul’s Drag Race announces official UK and Ireland Werq the World tour

It will air on 25 January and the trailer is available to view below.

The full list of queens to participate is available to view below, although beware, in true Ru style, another queen may be introduced into the mix…

Aja (Season 9)
Bendalecreme (Season 6)
Chi Chi DeVayne (Season 8)
Kennedy Davenport (Season 7)
Milk (Season 6)
Morgan McMichaels (Season 2)
Shangela (Season 2-3)
Thorgy Thor (Season 8)
Trixie Mattel (Season 7)

Check out a trailer for the tour here:

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq The World 2018 Tour from Voss Events on Vimeo.

As well as the third season of All Stars, VH1 earlier this year also confirmed that the after show RuPaul’s Drag Race Untucked will also make a return.

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RuPaul, who recently won an Emmy for Drag Race, said that they could not wait for the new season.

“The world is calling out to see more of these beautiful queens and I am going to give them every bit of it they can handle.

“All Stars represent the best of the breasts, legs, and thighs. They are giving everything and you’re not going to want to miss it!”

Pamela Post, SVP of original programming and development at VH1 added that the revival comes after Season 9 pulled in the best ratings yet.

“The massive swell of new and longtime fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race is nothing short of incredible.

“We are motivated now more than ever to ensure Drag Race remains a shining example of inclusion and community, as well as fierce fashions and legendary lip-syncs.”

Chad Michaels and Alaska Thunderf-k are the previous winners of All Stars.

A line-up for the new season has not yet been confirmed.

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However, executive producer Randy Barbara said that fans would likely see some queens coming back even better than before.

Barbato said: “It’s either talent that we think wasn’t fully recognised during their previous season, talent that we think have demonstrated improvement – there’s a variety of things we look at when we’re putting together the cast.

“What makes ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ so unique from so many other competition shows is that there is this cornucopia of incredible talent, so we have this amazing canvas of drag queens to choose from.”

All Stars season three will premiere in early 2018 and Untucked will return alongside season 10 in spring 2018 on VH1.