A wiggle and a giggle - why Death Drop Drag Queens love the Brummie accent

Death Drop Drag Queen stars reveal what they love about starring in Death Drop at the Alexandra Theatre - and the way us Brummies talk

It’s had rave reviews in London, now smash hit comedy Death Drop is making it’s way up to Birmingham and will be on at The Alexandra from November 23 to 27.

Starring Ru-Paul USA drag legend William Ra’Jah O’Hara and Drag Race UK star Vinegar Stokes along with Holly Stars and a full cast of leading drag performers the audience is definitely in for a wiggle and a giggle.

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BirminghamWorld caught up with Willam and Karen from Finance ahead of the show to hear all about the latest developments.

You can see our full interview in the video at the top of our story.

What do William and Karen from Finance think about Birmingham and the way we talk?

Karen from Finance said: “I love Birmingham. I’ve been here a couple of time so far. I think it’s beautiful. It’s so nice because it’s such a big city, yet everything is so accessible. The people are so lovely.

“The accent is gorgeous.”

Fluttering her eyelashes William agreed, saying: “The accent is thick, I like thick!”

Comedy musical Death Drop is coming to The Alexandra

What can we expect at Death Drop according to the drag queen stars?

Karen from Finance said: “It’s a hilariously camp murder mystery. It’s set on a place called Tuck Island where a bunch of strangers come together for a dinner to celebrate Charles and Diana’s tenth wedding anniversary. But things go wrong very quickly.”

William said: “It’s like the movie Cluedo, but better - because there’s drag queens and drag kings and it’s funny and there’s music. It’s for everybody.

“The role that I play is Shazza, who some say is a washed up pop star, and who I say is a one hit wonder.

“I do a little wiggle and a giggle. And I do some songs, I enchant - I could also be the murderer, you never know - so watch your back!

“The show is very vibrant, because it’s written by a drag queen, so getting to say a drag queens words that she knew would come out of other drag queens mouths, it’s like it’s written with us in mind.

“Every night it’s a different show because we crack each other up. We have so much fun on stage.”

To find out more about Death Drop at The Alexandra and to book your tickets click here

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