Tag Lord Sugar

Notreallywatching: The Apprentice 2012

It’s a blogging dilemma: the return of a show you no longer like but just can’t stop writing about. So I’ve decided to go cold turkey and avoid The Apprentice 2012 when it returns to BBC1 tonight. This won’t please… Continue Reading →

Are You Sitting Comfortably?

Finally, on The Apprentice: business plans, elevator pitches, and one long seduction lesson. Week Twelve of The Apprentice found the “entrepreneurial elite” whittled down to the Not So Fantastic Four. Brainy Tom would be a shoo-in for the role of… Continue Reading →

Food for Thought

This week on The Apprentice: hot pies, cold nachos and a lukewarm reception. “Melody was lost for words,” shrieked recapper Mark Halliley at the beginning of Week Eleven of The Apprentice. Just moments after we relived Ms Hossaini’s crushing disappointment,… Continue Reading →

Frozen Assets

This week on The Apprentice: blarney in the market, a coup in the kitchen and bluster in the boardroom. Pay attention, because Week Ten of The Apprentice was a bit difficult to understand. According to Lord Sugar it was all… Continue Reading →

A Recipe for Disaster

This week on The Apprentice: snapping from Zoe, sharing with Jim and “innovating” from Melody Week Nine of The Apprentice looked as though it might be a new spin on the (Not-So-) Great British Bake-Off. Instead of the perky Sue… Continue Reading →

French Rejection

This week on The Apprentice: Susan is immature, Melody is intractable and Leon is impressed. In last year’s series of The Apprentice Stella English showed us that “taking one for the team” can involve donning a bikini and turning a… Continue Reading →

24 Carat Sold

This week on The Apprentice: Jim passes the buck, Susan sits on the fence and Natasha avoids the booby prize. It’s Week Seven of The Apprentice and I’m still pining for Stuart Baggs and his much-vaunted “field of ponies”. But… Continue Reading →

An Offer You Can't Refuse

This week on The Apprentice: steel toe-caps, a copper mountain, and turning garbage into gold. “What is wrong with the name Logic? It’s just doomed.” Melody Hossaini summed up the frustration of being part of the The Apprentice’s equivalent of… Continue Reading →

Barking Up the Wrong Tree

This week on The Apprentice: lucky fish, fat cats and a nasty sting in the tale. Fur-arri, Pet-Eat, Fur-Play, Cat-Size. Week Five of BBC1’s The Apprentice was so chock full of puns and (would-be) double entendres that this blog practically… Continue Reading →

Three-Minute Blunder

This week on The Apprentice: Leon comes out of his shell, Tom does the sums and Natasha talks strategy. Did The Apprentice producers have a shopping list when they hired their latest batch of recruits from Central Casting? A couple… Continue Reading →

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