In a blaze of sequins and stardust, the reigning champion of RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. Season 4, Danny Beard, is set to dazzle audiences across the nation with their highly anticipated new tour, ‘Straight Expectations.’ Prepare for a night of jaw-dropping vocals, razor-sharp comedy, and an unfiltered glimpse into the extraordinary life of this Liverpool-born drag sensation.
Kicking off the two-week spectacle on September 4th at the Newbury Corn Exchange, Danny Beard and their live band will embark on their most extensive tour to date, culminating in a spectacular finale at London’s Peacock Theatre on September 22nd.
The ‘Straight Expectations’ tour promises an unforgettable journey through the unique perspective of a 6-foot, scouse drag queen. Danny Beard will share anecdotes about growing up gay in 90’s and 00’s Liverpool, navigating societal expectations, and ultimately rising to become Britain’s drag superstar. Expect a rollercoaster of emotions, sprinkled with hot celebrity gossip and a soundtrack tailor-made for the perfect night out.
Danny will fearlessly tackle thought-provoking questions about drag, identity, and inclusivity. What defines a drag queen? Who is drag really for? And is it fair to poke fun at straight individuals? The answers to these questions, and more, will be explored in a night filled with laughter, glitter, and unapologetic self-expression.
Fresh off the heels of a sell-out UK tour and an acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe run in 2023, Danny Beard soared to new heights. Sharing the stage with Graham Norton at London’s O2 Arena, making waves on TV shows like The Weakest Link and Big Brother Late and Live, and even gracing the small screen in Hollyoaks, Danny’s star has never shone brighter.
Breaking barriers and rewriting the drag narrative, Danny made history as the first bearded queen on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK and the first bearded drag queen to clinch victory in any Drag Race franchise worldwide. With an ever-growing Instagram following of over 186,000, Danny continues to captivate audiences with their unique blend of glamour, talent, and unapologetic authenticity.
Beyond the stage, Danny Beard reigns as podcast royalty, co-hosting the weekly LGBTQ+ podcast, ‘The Gossip Gays,’ in collaboration with Acast Creator network. A master of versatility, they’ve also delved into BBC Sounds with ‘Danny Beard On Same Sex Love and Marriage’ and rocked BBC Radio 1’s ‘Beginner’s Guide to Eurovision.’
A self-proclaimed ‘shady, singing, cartoon clown,’ Danny Beard is not just a drag superstar but a force to be reckoned with. From being a semi-finalist on Britain’s Got Talent to gracing Manchester’s vibrant drag scene, hosting pride festivals, and breaking records, Danny Beard is a beacon of inspiration and entertainment.
As the anticipation builds for ‘Straight Expectations,’ fans and newcomers alike are urged to secure their tickets for a night that promises laughter, tears, and a dazzling display of drag excellence. Join Danny Beard on this extraordinary journey, where expectations are shattered, and the only rule is to expect the unexpected. Get ready for a night of pure, unadulterated drag magic!
For tickets visit http://socomedy.co.uk/artist/danny-beard/