How to throw a fabulous 'RuPaul's Drag Race UK' watch party

As Mama Ru says, 'Start your engines!'

RuPaul's UK Drag Race season 3 promo
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Guess what's coming in hotter than a fresh pot of tea? RuPaul's Drag Race UK, of course! The new queens have been busy strutting their stuff for Mama Ru, and you need to celebrate accordingly. That's right, hun—a watch party is in order.

Once you've determined how to watch RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 3—BBC iPlayer for those in the UK, WOW Presents Plus for those in the US—you have to gather your group (while acknowledging current health and safety concerns, of course), indulge in some treats and channel your inner queen with fun accessories. Fortunately for fans in Britain, across the pond and around the world, we've got you covered. 

RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 3 premiered on September 23, 2021 (at different times for different locations and streaming services). The series has new episodes every Thursday, but the total number of episodes for the season has yet to be revealed. (The more the merrier, though!)

Start your engines and get ready to party.

'RuPaul Drag Race UK': a brief background

After immediate success in the US, RuPaul's Drag Race UK premiered in 2019 to a very receptive audience. Considering there were over 15 million iPlayer requests in the UK in the first year, award nominations and even a foray into the music scene, we gather that Mama Ru's definitely doing something right. 

Between competitions and runway shows, the queens will keep busy with a slew of tasks, ultimately fighting to win audiences' hearts and the top prize. The show's winners include The Vivienne from season 1 and Lawrence Chaney from season 2. Time will tell who will stun fans during season 3!

Mama Ru: everyone's ready to see what you have up your sleeve!

Think you have what it takes to compete?

Although a Drag Race watch party is a superb way to welcome the new season, be on the lookout for auditions, too! Currently, Drag Race Down Under is looking for its next queens for season 2, and Mama Ru wants to hear from you! 

Visit to learn all about the ways you can apply to be on the next season. If watching from the comfort of home is more up your alley, don't sweat it–the items below will help you throw a glamorous shindig. 

What you'll need for your 'RuPaul's Drag Race UK' watch party

Think neon colors, bright makeup and playful accessories. While you're enjoying the premiere of the new Drag Race UK season, you'll want to feast on some sweets—and champagne, obviously—in style with cute party decor. We have the tips for the best snacks, gadgets and anything else you could possibly need for your weekly queen dose. (Drag queen Bingo, anyone?) Fair warning: your friends might expect a shindig like this on the reg after your initial get-together.

Are you ready for the fun this season? We'll catch you on the runway and in the werkroom!

Danielle Valente
Digital News Writer

Need a TV show recommendation? Maybe a few decor tips? Danielle, a digital news writer at Future, has you covered. Her work appears throughout the company’s lifestyle brands, including My Imperfect Life, Real Homes, and woman&home. Mainly, her time is spent at My Imperfect Life, where she’s attuned to the latest entertainment trends and dating advice for Gen Z.

Before her time at Future, Danielle was the editor of Time Out New York Kids, where she got to experience the best of the city from the point of view of its littlest residents. Before that, she was a news editor at Elite Daily. Her work has also appeared in Domino, Chowhound, and amNewYork, to name a few. 

When Danielle’s not writing, you can find her testing out a new recipe, reading a book (suggestions always welcome), or rearranging the furniture in her apartment…again.