'My parents don't know I do drag'
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Birmingham Pride: My parents don't know I'm drag artist

As drag act Yshee Black, James Bartholomew hosts lip-syncing competitions in his home city of Birmingham.

Although his parents know he is gay, they are still unaware of his alter ego.

Ahead of Birmingham Pride weekend, the 26-year-old spoke to BBC WM about the difficulties he's faced as a black man in the industry.

  • 26 May 2018
Go to next video: Drag 'should be open to everybody'