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The Apprentice UK 

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20 young entrepreneurs compete in several business tasks, and must survive the weekly firings in order to become the business partner of one of the most successful businessmen.
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Series cast summary:
Alan Sugar ...  Himself - The Boss 179 episodes, 2005-2018
Mark Halliley Mark Halliley ...  Himself - Narrator 172 episodes, 2005-2018
Nick Hewer ...  Himself - Sir Alan's aide / ... 122 episodes, 2005-2016
Karren Brady Karren Brady ...  Herself - Lord Sugar's aide / ... 111 episodes, 2008-2018
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Sir Alan Sugar - the £700m owner of AMSTRAD, is presented with 14 candidates, he must split the candidates up into two teams each week, and set them a business task. At the end of the each task, Sir Alan will fire one member of the losing team. Until Week 12 when one of the candidates will get a £100,000 with Sir Alan and become 'The Apprentice.' Written by Tim Reynard

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16 February 2005 (UK) See more »

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(12 episodes)

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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Your Fired!! What . A . Line
14 April 2005 | by BrookeRulesSee all my reviews

From the outset, this show has always been interesting. Tempers fraying, tense boardroom meetings and the on-going quarrels of Saira and Paul all mix together to make one hell of a good show.

I, myself, am rooting for Saira to win, but that is irrelevant at the moment. For anyone who hasn't watched it as of yet, do so. Yeah, Alan Sugar is a rude and ignorant jerk - but it just makes it more compelling to watch! As to who I think will win...well Miriam and James are good contenders, Paul is hope goes next because I find him repulsive, but he has a good chance. Saira also has a good chance.

Plus, Alan, I praise you for kicking Raj out - totally inadiquate.


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