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David Sedaris

David Sedaris chooses the television series RuPaul's Drag Race

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Best known for his humorous autobiographical essays. Regular contributor to The New Yorker. Books include Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family and Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls.

RuPaul's Drag Race

American writer and humorist David Sedaris chooses the TV reality series RuPaul's Drag Race, which aims to find America's next drag superstar.

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RuPaul

RuPaul on the different drag traditions in the UK and USA

From Line Up with Nicky Campbell 18 Apr 1995 on Radio 1

Rex Jameson

Variety performer Rex Jameson, who found fame in the 1950s as Mrs Shufflewick, talks about the creation of his alter-ego.

Speaking to the BBC 06 Oct 1980 on Radio 4

Photo credit Patrick Newley Collection

 

Paul O'Grady

Paul O'Grady - aka Lily Savage - talks about the moment he knew he wanted to be a drag performer.

From Front Row 16 Sep 2010 on Radio 4

Teenage Drag Queen

18 year old Jamie confides in his mum, Margaret, about the difficulties of launching his career as a drag queen.

From The Listening Project 13 May 2013