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Fix Or Fail | Preview (5Select)

Fix or Fail is the final ever programme to be made by the iconic, one-off maverick that was VICTOR LEWIS-SMITH.



The infamous writer, producer, broadcaster, satirist and virtuosic hoaxer, managed to finish the edit of Fix or Fail during his short illness before his untimely death last month. And only Lewis-Smith would dare to create, produce, direct and edit a radical new reality business programme by using the fundamental question: Do you learn more from failure than success?



By the end of the show the question is answered, as Lewis-Smith catches on camera one of the most gobsmacking reality moments seen on TV. Business guru Ryan Howsam, a good friend of Lewis-Smith, agreed to make FIX OR FAIL with Lewis-Smith – and also agreed with him that the winner would secure Ryan‘s investment of One Million Pounds….


FIX OR FAIL is a fast-paced reality business doc where the highs and lows two start-up businesses and their products (a flat-pack wine bottle and a low-tech safety device for gap year travellers) are on full show in all their gory glory. Lewis-Smith’s expertise is on show with his tough uneasy edits alongside his sharp eye for humour throughout. FIX OR FAIL is live wired with fast fun descriptive animation.



Tough but fair Ryan Howsam swears that with guidance anyone can be a successful entrepreneur. FIX OR FAIL sees Ryan – UK businessman, investor, mentor, and self-made multi-millionaire – invest in and support two ambitious start-ups. But which will ultimately secure his £1million?


Fix Or Fail airs on 5Select and is available on My5.



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