It must be tea time at Tuckingham Palace because the queens have arrived!

Earlier this week we got a glimpse of RuPaul on the main stage, then a video tour of the regal werk room. Now it’s time for the most royal RuVeal of all: Who are the sickening contestants from the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K.

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The girls competing for the crown are Baga Chipz, Blu Hydrangea, Crystal, Cheryl Hole, Divina De Campo, Gothy Kendoll, Sum Ting Wong, Scaredy Kat, The Vivienne, and Vinegar Strokes.

“Each of the U.K. queens is so unique, so courageous and so special,” Ru said in a statement. “I can’t wait for the UK—and the world—to fall in love with them the same way I did.”

The newest crop of queens will make their first official appearance at Manchester Pride on Saturday, August 24. Their stateside debut will be at DragCon NYC on Sept 6.

According to BBC One, RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. will premiere in October on BBC’s iPlayer. Sadly there’s no update on if/when the star-studded U.K. version will air stateside, but we have faith that Mama Ru will make sure American fans get their cuppa English tea, too.

Get to know the girls in the cast RuVeal video below.
 

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