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Steps tease Drag Race UK series three appearance: 'As mentors, we took no prisoners'

The legendary pop group are among three special 'guest cameos' announced by the show.

2021-08-27

Words: Jamie Tabberer; picture: BMG/WoW

Steps, Charity Shop Sue, and Jay Revell are all to appear on Drag Race UK season three, it has been announced.

Pop legends Steps, known for hits like '5, 6, 7, 8' and 'One For Sorrow', will be sharing their dance and music experience with the competitors, according to BBC Three reps.

Meanwhile, comedian Charity Shop Sue will stop by and share her extensive fashion and retail experience, while choreographer Jay Revell will teach the queens about sustainable fashion.

"As mentors, we took no prisoners"

Step's singer Ian 'H' Watkins said in a statement: "This show means so much to me! It’s been at THE TOP of my bucket list! To be part of a show that champions diversity and equality in the LGBTQI+ community, and encourages all of us to be our authentic selves.

 
 
 
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"It was an incredible moment! A total professional and personal highlight for me! I want to do drag now!"

The star, who is gay, added: "RuPaul’s Drag Race and Steps is the perfect marriage! A total camp-combo! A celebration of pop and queer culture! But as mentors, we took no prisoners! We worked the queens hard.. and it paid off! It’s going to be an iconic episode! It was no drag-edy!"

Drag Race UK returns to screens next month.

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