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DIY SOS

  • Season 24
  • 5 episodes
  • Lifestyle
  • Property

Summary

Nick Knowles and his DIY SOS team travel the country, bringing communities together and transforming people's lives by giving them the homes they need.

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Episode 5: DIY SOS: The Big Build: Bury

Summary

Two years ago, Michelle and Rod Malone set about adapting their home after daughter Maddie contracted a rare brain disease that left her struggling to walk and talk. However, unforeseen problems with the project left them living in just a couple of rooms in an unsafe house. Enter Nick Knowles and the DIY SOS builders, bolstered by an army of local tradespeople, to complete what the Malones started and give it a few finishing touches, courtesy of flamboyant designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen.
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Review

Rating: 4 out of 5.

In a poignant edition of this can-do series, Nick Knowles and the team – including special guest Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen – race to the assistance of a family struggling with a desperate situation.

Rod and Michelle Malone are from Bury, near Manchester. A few years ago their youngest daughter, Maddie, was diagnosed with a rare, debilitating brain disease. Determined to prepare for her future, they began renovating a house complete with wheelchair-friendly two-storey extension. Unfortunately, despite their very best efforts, the costs eventually spiralled out of control.

They’re now living in an unfinished house with no kitchen or family space, where everyone is forced to live in their bedrooms. Rod and Michelle are desperate to spend more time with Maddie, but the interminable building process is a frustrating barrier to their happiness.

 

With a deadline of just nine days, Knowles and co set about transforming their lives. The results are rather uplifting.

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Credits

Cast

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PresenterNick Knowles
ContributorLaurence Llewelyn-Bowen

Crew

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DirectorMichelle Bullen
Executive producerRobi Dutta
Series producerPaolo Proto

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  • Episode 5

    DIY SOS: The Big Build: Bury

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    Summary

    Two years ago, Michelle and Rod Malone set about adapting their home after daughter Maddie contracted a rare brain disease that left her struggling to walk and talk. However, unforeseen problems with the project left them living in just a couple of rooms in an unsafe house. Enter Nick Knowles and the DIY SOS builders, bolstered by an army of local tradespeople, to complete what the Malones started and give it a few finishing touches, courtesy of flamboyant designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen.
    Recommended

    Review

    Rating: 4 out of 5.

    In a poignant edition of this can-do series, Nick Knowles and the team – including special guest Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen – race to the assistance of a family struggling with a desperate situation.

    Rod and Michelle Malone are from Bury, near Manchester. A few years ago their youngest daughter, Maddie, was diagnosed with a rare, debilitating brain disease. Determined to prepare for her future, they began renovating a house complete with wheelchair-friendly two-storey extension. Unfortunately, despite their very best efforts, the costs eventually spiralled out of control.

    They’re now living in an unfinished house with no kitchen or family space, where everyone is forced to live in their bedrooms. Rod and Michelle are desperate to spend more time with Maddie, but the interminable building process is a frustrating barrier to their happiness.

     

    With a deadline of just nine days, Knowles and co set about transforming their lives. The results are rather uplifting.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Details

    Formats
    Colour | HD | SUB | WIDE | AD

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    PresenterNick Knowles
    ContributorLaurence Llewelyn-Bowen

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorMichelle Bullen
    Executive producerRobi Dutta
    Series producerPaolo Proto

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