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Episode 2

Episode 2 of 4

The UK's leading inventors build life-changing solutions for people in desperate need. The team attempt to build a BMX bicycle for a young boy who was born with no hands or feet.

The Big Fix team use cutting-edge science and technology to find solutions for problems that have so far gone unsolved.

They attempt to tackle one of the biggest rural crimes in the UK and work to find a way to build a BMX bicycle for a young boy who was born with no hands or feet.

Meanwhile, in Peterborough, 56-year-old Graham is suffering from locked-in syndrome, meaning he is almost completely paralysed and unable to speak. Can the team come up with a way for him to have conversations with the medical team around him and, most importantly, his family and friends?

59 minutes

Last on

Wed 1 Feb 2017 03:05

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Simon Reeve
Participant Haiyan Zhang
Participant Jude Pullen
Participant Ross Atkin
Participant Yusuf Muhammad
Participant Zoe Laughlin
Participant Ruby Steel
Participant Ryan White
Executive Producer Tim Harcourt
Executive Producer Ros Ponder
Series Producer Tom Watt-Smith
Director Tom Watt-Smith
Production Company Studio Lambert

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Print your own big life fixes

Print your own big life fixes

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Meet the Fixers

Meet the Fixers

Learn more about the inventors coming up with ingenious solutions for complex problems.

Engineers have been improving lives since ancient times - explore further with The Open University

Engineers have been improving lives since ancient times - explore further with The Open University

Visit OpenLearn, the OU’s home of free learning, to learn more about engineering.

Charities and Organisations

Charities and Organisations

A list of charities and organisations that supported production.