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  • Published: 19 October 2021
  • ISBN: 9781787635555
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $40.00

(Drag) Queen of Scots

The dos & don'ts of a drag superstar



The hilarious memoir from everyone's favourite Scottish drag queen and winner of RuPaul's Drag Race UK, Lawrence Chaney.

'It's no mystery or secret how much I enjoy Lawrence Chaney.' - RuPaul

'Gorgeous, hugely talented, funny, charismatic, adorable, Chaney is a goddess and brings us joy.' - Lorraine

Lawrence Chaney has wowed audiences across the globe as the winner of RuPaul's Drag Race UK. From the tiny town of Helensburgh, near Glasgow, Lawrence has exploded on to the world stage, charming us with their charisma, humour and damn good looks. But as with any success story, it wasn't all plain sailing.

In Lawrence (Drag) Queen of Scots, the loch ness legend themself takes us through the struggles faced to get to where they are now. From a little boy feeling self-conscious and turning to humour to avoid being bullied, to finding drag as a vehicle towards confidence and self-love. With their top tips on everything from padding and make-up to building your own drag community, you'll have all you need to strut your way to the top, too.

You've seen the looks, the laughs, and my goodness you've seen a lot of tears, but now it's time to grab a bottle of Irn-Bru and dive heard first into the purple haze that is the world of

LAWRRREEENNNCE CHAAANEYYYYY!

'Lawrence Chaney is the funniest queen by a country mile. She has delivered the laughs a locked down nation needed in abundance. But there's much more to Chaney than her quick wit. Her vulnerability is also part of her natural gift.' - Vogue

  • Published: 19 October 2021
  • ISBN: 9781787635555
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $40.00

Praise for (Drag) Queen of Scots

Lawrence Chaney is queen of the one-liner and the funniest queen by a country mile. She has delivered the laughs a locked down nation needed in abundance. But there's much more to Chaney than her quick wit. Her vulnerability is also part of her natural gift.

Vogue

Gorgeous, hugely talented, funny, charismatic, adorable, Chaney is a goddess and brings us joy.

</i>Lorraine Kelly

Our fabulous queen has arrived. Go Lawrence!

</i>Douglas Scott, author of <i>Shuggie Bain

It's no mystery or secret how much I enjoy Lawrence Chaney.

RuPaul

If you were obsessed with Lawrence when they were competing on Drag Race (and who wasn't?), you'll want to get yourself a copy asap

Cosmopolitan

A candid look back at Lawrence's journey so far - their difficult childhood, marred by bullying; their painfully relatable coming out story; their journey towards better mental health. It's not all serious - there are hilarious, NSFW sex stories, insights into the Drag Race UK werk room, and a practical guide on how to become - as the title suggests - a drag superstar.

Pink News

Tackles everything from gender identity, the thrill of a wig and why Scottish talent is often overlooked.

i News

Fantastic... feisty, opinionated and honest.

Daily Record

Full of one-liners and charm, this cheery memoir comes complete with valuable life lessons and tricks of the trade. Absolutely fabulous fun.

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