Drag goes mainstream

Episode 55,  Sep 25, 2019, 12:40 PM

Drag's been around for centuries but has now entered the mainstream, in part because of Ru Paul’s Netflix show Drag Race. The programme catapulted drag queens into the limelight and has spawned a whole industry. In this feature for the BBC World Service and radio 4, I visit Drag World, which claims to be Europe’s biggest drag convention where I meet two stars from Drag Race; Trixie Mattel and Blair St Clair