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Hair (TV series)

Hair is a British reality television series to find Britain's best amateur hair stylist that was first broadcast on BBC Three on 25 February 2014. The first series was presented by Steve Jones, whilst the second series is fronted by Katherine Ryan.[1] The judges are Denise McAdam and Alain Pichon.[2][3] On 30 October 2014, it was revealed that Hair had been renewed for a second series and promoted from BBC Three to BBC Two.[4] The second and final series comprises eight half-hour episodes and began on 13 July 2015.

Hair
Hair titlecard.png
Opening title card for 2014 series
Genre
  • Entertainment
  • Factual
Directed by James Morgan
Presented by Steve Jones (2014)
Katherine Ryan (2015)
Judges
Narrated by Jason Done (2015)
Composer(s)
  • Tom Howe
  • Mike Reed
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 14 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Clare Sillery
Producer(s) Ceri Jones
Running time 60 minutes (2014)
30 minutes (2015)
Production company(s) BBC Television
Release
Original network BBC Three (2014)
BBC Two (2015)
Picture format 16:9 1080i
Audio format Stereo
Original release 25 February 2014 (2014-02-25) – 4 August 2015 (2015-08-04)
External links
Website www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b062s6zz

Contents

ProductionEdit

Hair was commissioned by Zai Bennett and Emma Willis and was produced by BBC Television.[5][6]

Episode listEdit

Series 1 (2014)Edit

# Title Original air date UK viewers[7]
1 "Episode 1" 25 February 2014 (2014-02-25) 880,000
2 "Episode 2" 4 March 2014 (2014-03-04) 910,000
3 "Episode 3" 11 March 2014 (2014-03-11) 910,000
4 "Episode 4" 18 March 2014 (2014-03-18) 965,000
5 "Episode 5" 25 March 2014 (2014-03-25) 823,000
6 "Episode 6" 1 April 2014 (2014-04-01) 1,089,000

Series 2 (2015)Edit

# Title Original air date[8] UK viewers[9]
1 "Episode 1" 13 July 2015 (2015-07-13) N/A
2 "Episode 2" 14 July 2015 (2015-07-14) N/A
3 "Episode 3" 21 July 2015 (2015-07-21) 1,030,000
4 "Episode 4" 22 July 2015 (2015-07-22) 890,000
5 "Episode 5" 27 July 2015 (2015-07-27) < 870,000
6 "Episode 6" 28 July 2015 (2015-07-28) 870,000
7 "Episode 7" 3 August 2015 (2015-08-03) < 930,000
8 "Episode 8" 4 August 2015 (2015-08-04) 1,110,000

SeriesEdit

Series 1 (2014)Edit

Eight contestants participated in the first series of Hair.[10]

 
Contestants of the first series Hair
Contestant Age Outcome
Amy Tombling 22 Eliminated 1st
Ebuni Ajiduah 24 Eliminated 2nd
Laura Hollowell 25 Eliminated 3rd
Annie Davies 24 Eliminated 4th
Kobi Kirby 16 Eliminated 5th
Katie Crompton 30 Runner-up
Dominika Kasperowicz 29 Runner-up
Marvin Francis 25 Winner

Series 2 (2015)Edit

Ten contestants participated in the second and final series of Hair.

Contestant Age Outcome
Daniel Cryne 31 Eliminated 1st
Jaime Cura 38 Eliminated 2nd
Lesley White 58 Eliminated 3rd
Sarah Bloor 42 Eliminated 4th
Rebecca Uzzaman 30 Eliminated 5th
Meggan George 21 Eliminated 6th
Kellie Henry 28 Eliminated 7th
Marlene Abuah 30 Runner-up
Maryia Yasianetskaya 29 Runner-up
Philip Hunt 33 Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fletcher, Alex (15 November 2013). "Steve Jones to host BBC Three hairdressing reality show". Digital Spy. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Westbrook, Caroline (15 November 2013). "New BBC Three show Hair aims to do for hairdressing what Bake Off has done for cakes". Metro. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Middleton, Richard (18 November 2013). "BBC3 makes Hair raising move". C21 Media. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Hair: Steve Jones competition moves to BBC Two for Series 2". Digital Spy. 30 October 2014. Retrieved 30 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Steve Jones to present brand new BBC Three series Hair". BBC. 15 November 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Considine, Pippa (15 November 2013). "Hairdressing is the next BBC competition format". Televisual. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "BARB Top 30s". 
  8. ^ "BBC Two - Hair - Episode guide". BBC. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "BARB Top 30s". 
  10. ^ "Meet the contestants of brand-new BBC Three contest, Hair". BBC. 30 January 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 

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