Fierce: Finalists compete on the catwalk to win Drag King and Queen title – By Rebekah Jones

The hardest part was hiding the bulge.

Breasts taped down and jockstraps tucking it under, contestants at the Totally Fabulous Drag Show did everything they could to pass as the opposite sex.

The four finalists scurried around backstage, some rehearsing their moves and others adding the finishing touches to their ensembles.

Backup dancers ran from one side of the room to the other, looking for wigs and padding to stuff bras, while others changed in plain view of their competition, stripping down to their knickers in the rush to get changed between performances.