Cutting It is a British television drama series created by Debbie Horsfield and produced by the BBC which follows the constantly traumatic life of hairdresser Allie Henshall as she deals with her lovers, her business rivals and her highly dysfunctional family.
The series aired in the UK on BBC One from 16 April, 2002 to 12 July, 2005. There are 25 hour-long episodes in four seasons.
Cutting It premiered in South Africa on TopTV's Top One channel on Tuesday 2 November 2010, at 21h00. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.
Season 3 premiered on Top One on Tuesday 7 June 2011, at 21h00. New episodes broadcast weekly. There are six episodes in the third season.
After tying the knot with Finn in secret, Allie's running a new salon; Mia hasn't been seen since she torched the old salons; Gavin has left Manchester (after being paid to do so by Finn) and now lives with Ruby in a converted barn in the countryside.
Finn warns Eugene to keep quiet about his vasectomy and the fact that Gavin must be the real father of Allie's baby.
Ahead of his wedding to Ruby, Gavin gets his hair cut by Allie. It's clear that their feelings for each other remain strong.
As Ruby walks down the aisle, Tom, Brawdie, Allie's Mum (Annette Badland), Syd, Darcey, Calypso and Shane burst into an acoustic version of Goodbye Ruby Tuesday.
Ruby's waters break just as she's about to get married. Ruby and Allie give birth at the same time to Artemis and Ralfie respectively. Finn's with Ruby, while Gavin's with Allie.
Series exclusive to Top One
Season 1 (6 episodes)
Premiere: 2 November 2010 | Finale: 7 December 2010 | Tuesdays, 21h00
Season 2 (7 episodes)
Premiere: 1 March 2011 | Finale: 12 April 2011 | Tuesdays, 21h00
Season 3 (6 episodes)
Premiere: 7 June 2011 | Finale: 12 July 2011 | Tuesdays, 21h00
Season 4 (6 episodes)
Premiere: 19 July 2011 | Finale: 23 August 2011 | Tuesdays, 21h00