Joanna Lumley, Mel B and More to Guest Judge on "RuPaul's Drag Race U.K." Season 4

These stars sparkle brighter than the Crown Jewels!

The extra special guest judges have been RuVealed for RuPaul's Drag Race U.K. Season 4, and the list of talent is absolutely fabulous.

The celebrity squirrel friends who will be joining RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Alan Carr, and Graham Norton behind the judges' panel are: Hannah Waddingham, Boy George, Mel B, Dame Joanna Lumley, Alison Hammond, Lorraine Pascale, Leomie Anderson, Olly Alexander, and FKA Twigs.

U.K., hun? Because that's not all: There will also be special guests for challenges throughout the season. Strictly Come Dancing's Tess Daly and AJ Odudu will be joining the queens on the Snatch Game stage, comedian Aisling Bea will help the queens with their comedy chops, and legendary singer-songwriter Cathy Dennis will teach a songwriting master class in the Werk Room. 

Strictly Come Dancing 2021 champion dancer and choreographer Giovanni Pernice will also be on hand to give the queens some dance pointers as they prepare for an all singing and all dancing challenge.

While we wait for additional details about Drag Race U.K. Season 4 scroll through below to see images and read quotes — provided by World of Wonder — from the extra special squirrel friends on how they feel about joining the Drag Race family for the upcoming season.

  • Dame Joanna Lumley


    "It thrills me to be a part of RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. The show is astounding at every level, and I loved it from the very start. RuPaul is the definition of what it is to be fabulous, and the show is packed with mad creativity, humor, and drop-dead glamour.”

  • Alison Hammond


    “I can’t wait to join Ru and the judges on the main stage! I love Drag Race U.K. because the queens are extra and fabulous, just like me!”

  • Hannah Waddingham


    “I’m ecstatic to be joining the Drag Race U.K. panel as a guest judge. Drag Race is all about passion, dedication, and LOVE for their craft. Big kiss, Waddingham out.”

  • Boy George


    Drag Race is such a phenomena and it has unleashed intense creativity and debate. RuPaul has made the concept of drag into a household name! I’m part of the drag daisy chain. Every nice drag queen is my sister and the rest are second cousins! It was a lot of fun being part of the show!”

  • Lorraine Pascale


    “I’m so excited to finally team up with Ru and have some fun. We’ve known each over for so many years and I’m a massive fan of the show and everything it stands for. Bring on the glitter and sequins!”

  • Mel B


    “I love the outfits and the performances. I love it when things go right and even more when things go wrong! But to me, the big moments are when the queens are praised and you can see that they really embrace what Ru says. I’m sooo excited to be a part of it all and see what spice they bring to the runway!”

  • Leomie Anderson


    “I’m such a fan of RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. and that’s because the U.K. queens come to slay! This really is the Olympics of drag and they do not cut any corners. They come to the runway and just put it all out there. They project their personalities, represent where they are from and showcase their style of drag. It’s such amazing artistic expression and I loved that I got the chance to see it first hand!”

  • FKA twigs


    “I was beyond excited to be a guest judge on this season of RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. The experience of each queen’s charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent was a dream come true.”

  • Olly Alexander


    Drag Race has had a big impact on my life so it was pretty mind blowing to be part of the judging panel this series. It felt like a real privilege to be a part of this show and support such amazing talent here in the UK. I had so much fun and I can’t wait for the world to meet the queens, they were great!”

  • AJ Odudu


    “I love the glitz, the glamour, the transformation and the tucks! I’m honored to be a part of the Drag Race magic!”

  • Tess Daly


    “What is there not to love about Drag Race U.K? The hair, the makeup, the glamour, the costumes, the lip-synching, Ru, Michelle - I love you forever. I love it all.”

  • Giovanni Pernice


    “I’m very excited to be joining RuPaul and the fabulous queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. this series. I’m definitely bringing some Strictly sparkle to the Werk Room!

  • Cathy Dennis


    “It was a blast joining the queens in the Werk Room to share some musical wisdom! I’m a big fan of the show and I love the fashion and sparkle that RuPaul and the queens bring every series!”

  • Aisling Bea


    “It is a pure HONOR to be part of RuPaul’s Drag Race. It’s a celebration of all that is loud and proud and over the top and I felt very at home.”