This eight part docusoap celebrates and showcases the diversity and dynamism of the London's drag scene, with plenty of glitzy and glamorous performances as well as revealing the stories behind the performer as the war paint comes off. These courageous and colourful characters have a lot on their plate and we see them triumph against the odds to forge careers, find love and make their lives as both drag queens and real men in the capital.
Runtime: 45 minutes
Drag Queens of London - London Live (TV channel) - Netflix
London Live is a local television channel in London, England. The channel transmits local news, current affairs, sports, arts, events and entertainment. It is part of Ofcom's rollout of local television channels throughout the UK.
Drag Queens of London - History - Netflix
London Live launched at 6:30pm on 31 March 2014. The channel is owned by ESTV, which won the Local Digital Television Programme Service (L-DTPS) auction from Ofcom in February 2013. ESTV is owned by Lebedev Holdings. The channel broadcasts on the CoMux-operated London local DTT multiplex, radiated on UHF channel 29 from the Crystal Palace transmitting station, and is also available via satellite and cable TV to viewers with London postcodes. Test broadcasts for London Live began at the start of March 2014 with the broadcast of a short looped promotional film featuring clips from the channel's programming. London Live broadcasts from studios at Northcliffe House in Kensington, which is also the headquarters of The Independent and London Evening Standard newspapers, both owned by Lebedev Holdings. Before the launch, the channel was expected to spend between £15m, possibly £18m before the break-even was reached in about three years. Revenue was predicted by then to hit the £25m mark.
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