The Judges

Miss Rory
Judge
The Boulevard hostess is known for her sharp and at times controversial comebacks to the on stage turns but like the many fans of the Pink Triangle institution, absolutely loves Drag Idol.
Ophelia Balls
Host / Judge
Ophelia, known in the Toon for comparing the Adonis Cabaret nights and being a resident entertainer at The Black Garter and The Bank
Penni Tration
Judge
Middlesbrough’s queen of the splits joined the Drag Idol panel last year so has enjoyed two years of it becoming a real talking point for people in Newcastle and much further afield.
Peter Darrant
Judge
Peter has an extensive theatre and presenting background having been in the business for over 28 years (he began when he was two – honest!). Starting life as a model (he launched a thousand knitting patterns!) he’s worked in the entertainment industry as a dancer, actor, singer, choreographer and compere; performing all over the UK and overseas. When not on stage you’ll find him behind the scenes working on numerous shows as a producer. He arrived in the North East 20 years ago playing Prince in panto and never left making Tyne & Wear his home.
Cris Howe
DJ / Producer
DJ/Producer (SAS)Playing Funky & Electro.Also specialising in credibal Cheese nights.I am a DJ that like to get people going mental on the dance floor.on my credibale cheese night i will drop in just about anything thats good and fun including ATeam,Grandstand theme ect