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Day 25 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Saturday, 25 December 2010

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MERRY CHRISTMAS, CUTLETS!!!

I hope you all are having an amazing, amazing day and on behalf of everyone who's ever worked on The Cut, cast and crew, I'd like to wish you all a very merry Christmas... now, go open your present from us (or, y'know, press play)! :)

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Vicki, Isla and Team Cut xx

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Day 24 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Friday, 24 December 2010

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ONLY ONE MORE SLEEP TO GO!! (Unless you're partial to a mid-afternoon nap, that is). So to celebrate here's a group shot of the cast...

 

Lastly, if you find time between all the mince pies and selection boxes tomorrow, then don't forget to check back here again as we'll be opening the last of the Advent Calendar windows... oooooooh. We promise it's a good'un ;)

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Day 23 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Thursday, 23 December 2010

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On Day 16 of The Cut Advent Calendar we asked you guys to guess who was dressed as the Christmas bear... and we can now reveal that the answer was MATT aka STEPHEN!

 

Congrats to Meera, KittyMitty, George, Tagietalli, Ruby, Julip and Miss_Red_X... you guys all got it right!

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Day 22 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Wednesday, 22 December 2010

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Helloo and happy Wednesday Cutlets!

We've had loads of great comments about the end of Series 3 and we know there's loads of people wanting a Series 4. We want one too! However we still don't what's happening, so until Isla and I become commissioners of BBC One (it WILL happen one day...) we'd like to ask you for your series 4 ideas and predictions!

If you were designing your own Series 4 what would you like to see happen? Which characters would you like to see more of and can you think of any storylines that you'd like to see?

And finally complete Olive's sentence: 'There's so much to tell you…'

OAO,

The Cut team xx

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Day 21 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Tuesday, 21 December 2010

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Here's a pic of Olive and her dog, both wishing you a very happy Christmas. So cute!

 

 

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Jimmy vs. the penguin of doom

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Isla Isla | 17:10 UK time, Monday, 20 December 2010

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If you remember The Cut facebook game (which we also put up on this site for all non-facebookers out there), Switch's 5.19 have a new interactive game of their own, featuring characters from The Cut. Here's a bit about the game...

Aliens have taken over the 519 show penguin suit, putting the entire world in danger of doom.

Help 5.19 presenter Jimmy battle each level, meeting familiar faces from 'The Cut', 'No Hats, 'No Trainers', 'Slink' and 5.19 show, and celebs including The Roll Deep Crew, Chipmunk and the Slink beaver...

Can you guide Jimmy safely to his final showdown with the evil penguin? And will you find out who's behind the beak?

You can play the game here, or find it on YouTube. Good luck!

 

Day 18 - Advent Calendar

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Isla Isla | 11:05 UK time, Monday, 20 December 2010

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As some of you quite rightly pointed out, we experienced a bit of a technical hitch with Day 18 on the advent calendar on Saturday. We've sorted the problem now though so here's what you should have seen...

 

 

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Day 20 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Monday, 20 December 2010

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Luke left a message for you all:

 

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Day 19 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 14:42 UK time, Sunday, 19 December 2010

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Lara's blog: Behind the scenes of the last day!

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Week 40 Music List

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Fraser McAlpine | 10:00 UK time, Sunday, 19 December 2010

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Dan Black - 'U + Me = '
Gravenhurst - 'Song Among The Pine'
Doves - 'Kingdom Of Rust'
Codeine Velvet Club - 'Vanity Kills'
The Kills - 'No Wow'
Courtney Love - 'Mono'
White Lies - 'To Lose My Life'
Loka - 'The Beauty In Darkness'
Nina Simone - 'I Put A Spell On You'
Codeine Velvet Club - 'Little Sister'
Alex Wilson - 'Your Eyes' (via BBC Introducing)
Yppah - 'Never Mess With Sunday'
Paris Suit Yourself - 'I'll Let You Know'
The Cure - 'Friday I'm In Love'
Elle S'Appelle - 'Little Flame'
Portishead - 'Numb'
The XX - 'Infinity'
Adele - 'Make You Feel My Love'
Jonsi and Alex- 'Boy 1904'

So, it's the end of Series 3: there have been ups, there have been downs, there have been highs, there have been lows. So it's only fitting that this, the final playlist of the series, contains similar extremes in music form.

There's some shouty rock (Courtney Love), some deep soulful jazz (Nina Simone), a whole pile of moody electronica (Loka, Yppah, Paris Suit Yourself) and there's a daft song about the days of the week (the Cure).

And then, right at the end there - the penultimate triumph of the whole series - is THAT song. Y'know the one. It's been all over the X Factor since September, it's been sitting pretty in the charts for much the same length of time, and it has appeared on TV trails for, well, any number of devastating drama shows. And yet, despite all the attention and exposure, it remains a song which can stop the unwary in their tracks.

Adele's 'Make You Feel My Love' has been one of those quietly adored songs ever since it first came out in 2008. Not a massive hit at first - it only reached No.26 - the song has been passed from person to person like a beautiful secret gem, something red and slightly scuffed, but still enormously bright and clear.

The original version, by Bob Dylan, was less raw, and more reassuring. It was an offer of support from someone old and experienced to someone scared and a little unsure. By stripping back on the lush instrumentation, Adele's version is more urgent, as if she's saying this stuff for the very first time to someone who had no idea she feels this way, and she just HAS to get her message through.

That's probably why people get so very poleaxed by it. It's the kind of song you would love to be able to sing yourself,, or have sung to you.

Don't get scard, I'm not going to sing it. But it is here, on the Spotify playlist.

 

Tell us... tell us now!

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Isla Isla | 14:00 UK time, Saturday, 18 December 2010

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What a finale! So many questions... does Marla say 'I do?', do Noah and Rosa become Deaconsfield's hottest couple?, do Cam and Frankie follow in Marla and Elliott's footsteps and get married…? and OLIVE????????!!!!!!!?????!!!!! We want to know what she's got to tell us…!! Like, NOW!

It has been a rollarcoaster series 3 - we've said goodbye and then hello again, seen friendships blossoming and falling apart, met a new McKinnon and seen how difficult it can be to start a new life, seen a fair amount of snogging, copped a full-frontal of Elliott's chest and watched Alex go on a delicate personal journey. It's been immense - and the final installment is now available on iplayer for you to watch again and again.

Throughout the series we have absolutely loved hearing exactly what you think of the episodes, the characters, the storylines and everything to do with The Cut. Your comments on the blog have been amazing and we've selected a few of our favs below as representation of Series 3.

The Cut blog will be continuing through Christmas with the advent calendar windows opening every day up to and including Xmas day itself, and also keep your eyes on the blog around New Year as there might be a little something for you to mark the start of 2011.

Until then we wish you a very Happy Christmas, and thanks again for all your support for The Cut throughout the year. Here's Series 3 according to you.

Isla and Vicki x

 

* At 5:22pm on 27 Sep 2010, pinkiecharm wrote: Aww poor toni. As soon as i saw frankie's face that set me off with loads of tears. I think the blonde girl at the top is the person who was narrating this episode. Wow what a way to start of series 3 and i wonder where Alex was.
At 6:37pm on 15 Oct 2010, meera wrote: whatttt stephen left?! NOOOOOO! :'(  Frankie and Cam.... WHAT!!! dont do it for gods sake!!!
* At 5:27pm on 26 Oct 2010, cadouxx wrote: tommy bastow!! how can the cut get any better?
At 5:50pm on 02 Nov 2010, venla wrote: Aww, Jack is such a sweet guy! I'm sure his past is pretty dark, though, but he's so nice to Alex - which makes him awesome in my book ;) I feel so sorry for Alex, he looks so tired and broken :( He's still really hot, though! I'm sorry, I just had to point that out :3 Poor Noah. He's so adorkable, but I guess Frankie doesn't notice that xD And I bet Ryan can't stay away from Taylor for too long... I smell trouble!
At 6:12pm on 03 Dec 2010, Julip wrote: OMG OmG omg omg omg omg omg , proposal!!Jack's stare kinda creeped me out... Xx

* At 5.50pm on 17 Dec 2010, CrystalJ wrote: Dayummm Stephen looks good in a suit. He still gave Marla away even though Mack was there... I think thats cute. FINALLY Cam and Frankie, you took long enough! Luke and Noah freaking out after the kiss... ADORABLE! But the end. the end... cliffhanger much?

60. There's so much to tell you...

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Isla Isla | 17:10 UK time, Friday, 17 December 2010

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Marla walks up the aisle, and Frankie, Cam and Alex have a moment at the graveside.

 

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Day 17 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Friday, 17 December 2010

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Performing exclusively for The Cut blog, here's Fox Sing Abroad with their song 'Lost In Rome' as used on The Cut.

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59. I'm your guardian angel

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Isla Isla | 17:10 UK time, Thursday, 16 December 2010

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Frankie's trapped with her brother's killer, as Andrew confronts his past.

 

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Day 16 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Thursday, 16 December 2010

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We have a Cut Christmas conundrum for you today... which Cut star (in the guise of a Christmas bear) did we catch sneaking into the back of the Loxley/ Hathaway cafe? Let us know your guesses below!

 

 

 

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58. You're hurting me

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Isla Isla | 17:10 UK time, Wednesday, 15 December 2010

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Stephen steps in to try and heal family wounds but are the McKinnon feuds irreparable?

 

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Day 15 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Wednesday, 15 December 2010

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We're nearing the end of series 3 (boooooooooooooo...) and throughout the series you guys have been emailing in asking where our wardrobe department have bought certain items of the characters' clothes. Here's the top requests:

 

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57. Maybe that's her best future

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Isla Isla | 17:10 UK time, Tuesday, 14 December 2010

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Jack's behaviour becomes even more erratic, but will Frankie realise what he's capable of?

 

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Day 14 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Tuesday, 14 December 2010

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There's a wedding ahead for Marla and Elliott and off-screen they spend most of their time pulling funny faces and sticking their fingers up each others noses. Only joking... although we did catch them here...

 

 

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56. A* In Food Technology

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Isla Isla | 17:10 UK time, Monday, 13 December 2010

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Marla gets even more demanding (if that's possible!) and is there anything Noah won't do for Rosa?

 

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Day 13 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 10:36 UK time, Monday, 13 December 2010

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From the Zig-a-Zig-ah dance in series 2 to their broadcast argument in series 3 Cam and Frankie have had their ups and downs, but behind the scenes they're crackers...! Lols.

 

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Week 39 Music List

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Fraser McAlpine | 10:06 UK time, Sunday, 12 December 2010

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Dan Black - 'U + Me ='
Nina Nastasia - 'Bird Of Cuzco'
The Pretty Reckless - 'Miss Nothing'
The Coral - 'Walking In The Winter'
The Mocks - 'Future Events' (via BBC Introducing)
Juliette and the Licks - 'Comin' Around'
Paloma Faith- 'Upside Down'
Fake Blood - 'I Think I Like It'
Poirier - 'Get Crazy (Mark Pritchard Dub)'
Isobell Campbell ft. Mark Lanegan - 'Time Of The Season'
Vampire Weekend - 'Run'
Maps - 'It Will Find You'
Two Fingers - 'Fools Rhythm'
Amon Tobin - 'Lost & Found'
Aphex Twin - '54 Cymru Beats'
The Kills - 'Cheap And Cheerful (Sebastian Remix) ( Sebastian Remix )'
Radiohead - 'Everything In Its Right Place'
Jenny and Johnny - 'Big Wave'
Alex Wilson - 'Your Eyes'
The Concretes - 'Miss You'
ESKMO - 'Cloudlight'

As this is our penultimate playlist before the end of Series 3, how about we take a look at the one song which is common to every single episode of The Cut - the mighty 'U + Me =' by Dan Black? More specifically, how about we look at the man behind the song?

Did you know, for example, that Dan Black likes nothing more after a hard day rocking a festival than to play tricks on unwary fans? What he likes to do is ask a friend to take pictures of people there, claiming it's for a special gallery of brilliant festival-goers and stuff. Then, when the unsuspecting victims are posing, all smiles and innocence, he sneaks around behind them and poses.

It's called Photobombing, in case you've not come across it before, and here is Dan, doing what this blog calls The Best Celebrity Photobomb Of All Time.

TEN photos though! That's a serious commitment to the Photobomb cause. And not one suspicious face among them.

Dan Black, ladies and gentlemen - not just a pretty noise.

Here's the Spotify playlist. It will take you to some strange places, but you will get back in time for tea, do not be afraid.

Day 12 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:00 UK time, Sunday, 12 December 2010

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Week 11 on iPlayer... get ready for the series finale!

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Vicki Vicki | 14:00 UK time, Saturday, 11 December 2010

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Helloooo Cutlets.

This week's show is on iPlayer right now for your delectable (erm..?) viewing and that means one thing and one thing only…

PARTY!!

Oh wait. That's not what it means. I've just been informed that it actually means there's only one week left (or one Saturday omnibus) of Series Three of The Cut! I'm sure, like me, you'll be feeling a mixture of emotions right now: sadness/excitement/frustration/eep-yness/a strange, overwhelming desire to dance to Slade (err, that last one may have something to do with the fact I thought we were going to party).

Luckily, Santa's elf (well, Isla) has told me that there'll still be loads going on the blog over the festive period - all the way up to New Year - to keep us entertained.

So enjoy this week's penultimate episode Cutlets and start getting excited for the series finale… the best is still to come!

OAO,

Vicki x

Day 11 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:00 UK time, Saturday, 11 December 2010

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Do you remember Stephanie's cute dog from Day 4 of the advent calender? Well Mario's got some special Cut skills...

 

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55. You are so adorkable

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Vicki Vicki | 17:10 UK time, Friday, 10 December 2010

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Alex makes an important phone call where he learns just how dangerous Andrew Cromwell really might be.

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Day 10 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:00 UK time, Friday, 10 December 2010

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Here’s some Cut-themed conundrums for you… post your answers below to let us know who you’d pick for what.

1) You’re at a Christmas party, with all the cast of The Cut (omg, I know, amazing)…. who would you most like to be ‘caught under the mistletoe’ with?

2)    You’re at a Christmas fairground about to go on a rollercoaster. Which Cut character would you hop in the seat next to, to scream and go faster with?

3)    It’s the weekend before Christmas and you’ve been asked to deliver Christmas cards your neighbours (yawn!). Which Cut character would you ask to come and help you, so you can giggle your way round your street?

4)    If you could buy a present for any Cut character for Christmas. What would you get and for who? (Btw – money is NO object!)

5) It’s Christmas Day, your family have said you can invite one member of The Cut cast over for Christmas lunch (this is unbelievable?! I know! But totes could happen… er, sort of). Who would you invite?

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54. Pigerama Dovicus

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Vicki Vicki | 17:10 UK time, Thursday, 9 December 2010

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Elliott is faced with a choice… but is he really ready to do a deal with the devil?

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Day 9 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Thursday, 9 December 2010

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It's Stephen (Matt) and Noah (Tosin), getting into the Christmas spirit!

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53. Two flipping white doves

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Vicki Vicki | 17:10 UK time, Wednesday, 8 December 2010

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Jack (or should that be 'Andrew'?) starts to show his true colours and Elliott's in for an unwanted blast from from the past.

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Vicki Vicki | 00:00 UK time, Wednesday, 8 December 2010

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Have you ever wondered what the cast get up to between takes? Well we sneekily caught the boys on camera busting some moves between takes on a night shoot...

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52. Let Mortal Kombat begin

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Vicki Vicki | 17:10 UK time, Tuesday, 7 December 2010

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Marla decides to bite the bullet and tell Mack the big news, but it doesn't go down quite as expected…

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Vicki Vicki | 00:00 UK time, Tuesday, 7 December 2010

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Luke sent us these photos of The Cut boys in a shop, trying on random clothes and glasses! Maybe it's just as well they're not in charge of what they wear in The Cut...?

 

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51. I know you. You're trouble.

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Vicki Vicki | 17:10 UK time, Monday, 6 December 2010

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As the sun rises on a new day and Frankie doesn't return home, Alex starts to panic.

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Monday, 6 December 2010

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It's Deborah! With 2 Snowman! How festive :)

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Week 38 Music List

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Fraser McAlpine | 10:12 UK time, Sunday, 5 December 2010

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Dan Black - 'U + Me ='
Katy Perry - 'Teenage Dream'
Technophobia - 'Queen K' (via BBC Introducing)
Bloc Party - 'Banquet'
Two Door Cinema Club - 'Do You Want It All'
Led Zeppelin - 'Heartbreaker'
Smashing Pumpkins - '1979'
Phoenix - 'Lisztomania'
Metallica - 'Enter Sandman'
Demi Lovato - 'La La Land'
Van Halen - 'Dance The Night Away'
Local Natives - 'Wide Eyes'
John Coltrane - 'A Love Supreme (Part One: Acknowledgement)'
Owl City - 'The Technicolor Phase'
The Clash - 'Lost In The Supermarket'
Joy Division - 'Isolation'
Beck - 'Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes'
Marilyn Manson - 'mOBSCENE'
Me and My Sister - 'Speaking on the Telephone' (via BBC Introducing)

This week, The Cut has been cowering before the titanic and threatening shadow of The Great Rock Riff. No matter what terrible dramas and wondrous events may have befallen our heroic cast, they are as naught in comparison to the bringing together of the colossally amplified electric guitar and the devastatingly applied plectrum, against a backdrop of monolithic amplification.

In this week's song list there are not one, not two, but THREE riffs of such astonishing magnitude that the world itself shakes before their majestic enormity. 'Heartbreaker' by Led Zeppelin is one such beast, stomping around the aural plains like a armour-plated brontosaur in army boots. Then there's 'mOBSCENE', a bigger, blacker, angrier kind of brontosaur, the kind who also rides a motorbike and writes disgusting graffiti on the police station walls.

Bigger, blackerer and gnarliest of all is 'Enter Sandman', a Tyrannosaurus with toothache, mirror shades and the trunk of a mighty oak tree between its teeth, the way you or I might roll a toothpick around the corner of our mouth in order to look cool.

Not that you have to be loud to be heavy. I'd argue the heaviest song of the lot - in emotional terms at least - is 'Everybody's Got To Learn Sometimes', because the one thing these colossal beasts fear above all else, is naked, vulnerable honesty. Honesty is like kryptonite to The Great Rock Riff. Remember this and you will always be safe from being trampled by brontosauruses.

Here's the Spotify playlist in all of it's hallowed and rocking glory.

Day 5 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Sunday, 5 December 2010

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Recorded exclusively for The Cut blog advent calendar, here's Hot d'jour featuring CstrikeZ with a performance of their song 'Stand Alone', as featured in The Cut.

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The Cut on iPlayer and a Britney-inspired game...

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Vicki Vicki | 14:00 UK time, Saturday, 4 December 2010

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Hellooooo Cutlets!

It's pretty sweeting cold outside, so what better excuse to grab a big jumper, make a hot chocolate and treat yourselves to the latest episode of The Cut on iPlayer? If you haven't seen it yet, this week Marla and Elliott struggle to make it on their own and Alex discovers something veeeeeeery interesting about Jack…

In other wintery news, as I'm sure most of you have seen, we've got a Cut Advent Calendar! Everyday between now and Christmas a new Cutty treat will be revealed to you right here on the blog at 3:30pm. Exciting, non? Do keep checking back.

Lastly, December not only sees the usual Christmas, snow and advent calendar goodness, but also it plays host to Britney Spears' birthday (don’t ask me how I know that)! Hooray! To celebrate I've got a little game for ya if you think you're Cut enough: quote The Cut's Britney references! There's at least three.

I think.

ANYWAY! Byyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyye.

Vicki x

Day 4 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Saturday, 4 December 2010

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It's Stephanie (aka Ruby) with her dog Mario! Altogether now, awwwww.....

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Day 3
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Day 1

50. This one's for you Frankie

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Vicki Vicki | 17:10 UK time, Friday, 3 December 2010

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Frankie opens up to Jack, but is he all he seems? Meanwhile, Elliott wants an answer...

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Day 3 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Friday, 3 December 2010

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 Say Merry Christmas to the ones you love from the ones you love (err, as in, the cast of The Cut)... it's a Cut Christmas card for you to print and give!

 

To download and print, click on the image above and allow the image to load (this takes some time on a slow connection). Then right-click and choose 'save image as'. Go to the location you've saved it to and press 'print'... And that's it, job done.

P.S. Sending The Cut a card!

If you'd like to send The Cut a christmas card, please do so! We'll post a pic of all the ones we receive and will make sure all the cast and crew see them. You can email your cards to thecut@bbc.co.uk or send them into us at Cut HQ, Grafton House, 379-381 Euston Road, NW1 3AU by Dec 16th.

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49. So in love

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Vicki Vicki | 17:10 UK time, Thursday, 2 December 2010

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Alex just can't let his suspicions about Jack lie… but was he right to trust his instinct?

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Day 2 - Advent Calendar

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Vicki Vicki | 00:01 UK time, Thursday, 2 December 2010

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It's Alex! Dressed as, err, a Christmas Crocodile... or is he a Festive Dinosaur? You decide.

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Day 1

48. You ever kissed a girl?

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Vicki Vicki | 17:10 UK time, Wednesday, 1 December 2010

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Marla puts on a brave face despite her troubles. After all, everything will be okay if her and Elliott stick together... won't it?

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Day 1 - advent calendar

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Isla Isla | 00:01 UK time, Wednesday, 1 December 2010

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Welcome to the grand opening of The Cut's advent calendar. Behind the first window you'll find some familiar faces old and new... We thought they'd be a fitting treat to kick off proceedings.

For those of you living abroad and unable to see video content, there's also a pic below especially for you, a letter from Dom to Santa asking for a few bits and pieces for Christmas. Enjoy.

 

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