Apply For 2017

Want to Take Part in 2017 Drag Idol

Thank you for your interest in Drag Idol .

It’s a great chance for current or new drag acts to expand on their skills and gain experience. All contestants find they progress and build a great fan base nationally very quickly which can help in gaining a lot of work.

Hosted by Opheila b and judges Miss Rory ,Penni T & Peter Darrant .

Drag Idol takes place in SWITCH at 9.30pm on Sundays for 7 weeks from early February

The final takes place in Boulevard in 3rd April at 7pm.

£3 in Standing. Front premier seating £15, Rear premier and Diamond seating £10.

With a grand prize of £250 cash and to perform on the main stage in front of 35000 people at Newcastle pride.

Drag Queens /Drag Kings & Faux Queens may enter.You may enter as an individual or as a group.

All entrants must be over 18 at the start of the competition.

On the first week you will perform your own chosen number. Songs are to be strictly, no more than 3 minutes long.


After the 1st show you will be allocated a mentor who will help and advise you each week with any problems you may have. Each week contestants will perform a song based on a theme chosen the week prior.

Judges decisions are final and the show maybe adapted at times without notice.


Buy entering the competition you give your consent to the show being film and distributed on the internet.


Please complete the form below and  you will contacted with all the details of the competition.

Apply for Drag Idol 2017