How to watch RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 4 final online and on TV live from anywhere

Black Peppa, Cheddar Gorgeous, Danny Beard, and Jonbers Blonde - RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 4 finalists
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Putting to werk their Creativity, Uniqueness, Nerve, and Talent, RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 4 all comes down to this - the finale in which one of our four remaining queens will be crowned the UK's next Drag Queen Superstar. But who will it be? Black Peppa, Cheddar Gorgeous, Danny Beard, or Jonbers Blonde? Joined by Michelle Visage, Alan Carr, and Graham Norton, tonight Mother Ru will make her decision. Make sure you know how to watch RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 4 final online and on TV live tonight.

Watch RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 4 final

When? Thursday, November 24 at 9pm GMT

Stream on: BBC Three via FREE stream on BBC iPlayer

Watch anywhere: tune in today with a risk-free VPN

Wigs have been snatched, lip sync battles have been won, and mainstage looks have left us well and truly shook. Starting with 12 queens, we're now down to our final four, baby!

Danny Beard has paved the way with their gender-bending drag accessory, while Cheddar Gorgeous matches with four RuPeter badge wins and her own obscure, artistic style. 

Meanwhile Black Peppa is this year's most seasoned queen and season 4's lip sync assassin, having sent four queens sashaying home.

But the true underdog might just be Irish queen, Jonbers - the only queen sans a coveted RuPeter badge.

Taking part in one last extravaganza challenge, tonight is the night. Read our guide on how to watch RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 4 final and stream online or tune in on TV from anywhere.

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How to watch RuPaul’s Drag Race UK season 4 online for FREE in the UK

every Thursday at 9pm GMT

Oh, Brit crew...! It's time for another round of gag-worthy lipsync battles and iconic lewks as RuPaul's Drag Race UK has returned for its fourth season. Season 4 began airing from September 22 with new episodes airing every Thursday at 9pm GMT on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer.

BBC Three is 100% free to stream with a valid TV licence. Away from home?

Use a VPN to watch Drag Race on the BBC from abroad.

You can watch iPlayer on most smart devices. These include: desktop on Windows and Mac machines, on smartphone apps for Android and iOS, as well as media streaming devices like Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, Roku and more. You can also get BBC iPlayer on PlayStation and Xbox consoles.

How to watch RuPaul’s Drag Race UK online from outside your country

Don't Ru the day you booked a trip abroad when new episodes of Drag Race UK (death) drop onto your chosen platform. Sure to be serving looks, you'll be faced with geo-restrictions when trying to access the likes of BBC iPlayer. However, there is a werk around.

The best VPN - otherwise known as a virtual private network - offers a simple solution. This piece of software alters your IP address to appear as though you're based in another country, allowing you to gain access to your preferred streaming platform, and watch episodes live or on-demand just like you would at home.

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Three simple steps to using a VPN to watch RuPaul's Drag Race UK

1. Download and install a VPN - we recommend ExpressVPN.

2. Connect to the relevant server location - launch the VPN app, click on 'choose location' and select the right location i.e. UK for iPlayer.

3. Head to the chosen broadcaster's live stream - in this case, head to the BBC iPlayer.

Condragulations: you’re a winner baby! Streaming season 4 episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK online will now be a breeze no matter where you are.

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How to watch RuPaul’s Drag Race UK season 4 online in the US


WOW Presents Plus is your ticket to drag heaven if you live in the US, with Drag Race UK season 4 episodes available at 1pm PT / 4pm ET – at exactly the same time as in the UK every Thursday. 

New subscribers can enjoy a 7-day free trial. After that, a monthly subscription is a meagre $3.99 a month, which will give you access to the international versions of Drag Race (Thailand, Canada, Holland, and UK), in addition to dozens of drag documentaries, originals, and specials like Werq the World and UNHhhh.

Out of the country and unable to connect to your WOW Presents Plus account? Simply download a VPN to overcome annoying geo-blocks and watch RuPaul’s Drag Race UK online from anywhere.

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How to watch RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 4 online in Canada


Canadians…put the bass in your walk and gag on all the eleganza extravaganza of RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 4 in sync with UK audiences on Crave.

You’ll need to choose between Crave Total for $19.99 (+tax) a month, or sacrifice simultaneous streams and offline viewing for Crave Mobile for $9.99 a month. First, though, you can enjoy Crave's 7-day FREE trial, available to new subscribers only.

If you’re adventure seeking abroad while Drag Race UK is released online, geo-blocks will prevent you from catching all the werkroom backstabbing and bonding. A VPN like ExpressVPN, however, will let you connect to your VoD service back home.

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How to watch RuPaul’s Drag Race UK season 4 online in Australia 


New season 4 episodes have been strutting onto Stan from September 23 every Friday 9am AEST on Stan for those looking to watch in Australia.

Stan costs just AUS$10 a month. In addition to new Drag Race UK, it’s the exclusive home of all 14 seasons of the original Drag Race, Drag Race All Stars, Untucked, and lots more. Oh, and they offer an incredible 30-day free trial too!

And if you’re abroad? Just purchase a VPN as detailed above. It’ll let you stream Drag Race UK season 4 online from anywhere, so you can keep up to date with all Madame Ru’s talented queens.

RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 4 drag queen line-up

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Who are RuPaul's Drag Race UK contestants for season 4?

  • Danny Beard, 29 from Liverpool
  • Baby, 25 from South London
  • Cheddar Gorgeous, 38 from Manchester
  • Just May, 32 from Essex
  • Starlet, 23 from Surrey
  • Sminty Drop, 23 from Clitheroe
  • Black Peppa, 29 from Birmingham
  • Pixie Polite, 29 from Brighton
  • Dakota Schiffer, 22 from Horsham
  • Le Fil, 36 from Brighouse
  • Copper Topp, 38 from Cheltenham
  • Jonbers Blonde, 33 from Belfast 

RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 4 guest judges

  • Week 1: Dame Joanna Lumley
  • Week 2: FKA Twigs
  • Week 3: Leomie Anderson
  • Week 4: Allison Hammond
  • Week 5: Hannah Waddingham

Use WOW Presents Plus to watch RuPaul's Drag Race and more

WOW Present Plus is the self-dubbed "official streamer of all things drag" and comes to us from World of Wonder, the production company behind RuPaul's Drag Race.

As such, it has an impressive catalogue of RuPaul shows - including the latest season 13 episodes - available to stream all over the world including in markets like India, South Africa, the UAE and many other countries. A full list of what's available and where can be found here.

It's a pretty niche offering but if drag shows are your thing, you'll find it also hosts the likes of UNHhhh, Untucked, and Transformations - all for the ultra-affordable price of just $3.99 a month. Best of all, there's a FREE 7-day trial on offer so you can sashay on over and check it out for yourself.

Alice Marshall
eCommerce Editor

Alice is eCommerce Editor at Future with a focus on streaming services, such as Disney Plus and HBO Max, and VPN. She predominantly writes buying and streaming service guides, as well as how to watch articles. Previously a Commercial Content Writer at Trusted Reviews, Alice has five years experience giving online buying advice, and over two years writing about consumer tech.