Darcelle XV, official holder of the Guinness World record for the oldest working drag queen, joined legendary drag queen, Maisie Trollette on stage at Legends this evening (May 14) as part of a series of events to celebrate Maisie’s 85th birthday.
Darcelle XV, aka Walter W. Cole has been performing in drag for 51 years and is the owner and operator of Darcelle XV Showplace in Portland Orgeon, which hosts the West Coast’s longest running drag show.
Walter, officially recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the worlds oldest working drag queen, came to Brighton especially to have afternoon tea with David Raven at the Brighton Hotel on Brighton seafront this afternoon, where he presented David with a pair of diamond earrings to celebrate his coming 85th birthday.
The historic meeting was filmed for a documentary about the life of Maisie Trollette/David Raven which has been in production for the last two years.
Later in the evening at Legends, Miss Jason introduced Darcelle XV and Maisie Trollette on stage to an audience of VIP guests. Darcelle XV joined Maisie in a couple of numbers, and bared his 87-year-old bottom in a Country and Western number while wearing a pair of revealing cowboy chaps.