Entries by Hilary Wardle from 04/2012

The Apprentice Series 8, Episode 3: Outsauced

| Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Where would we be without table sauce? We've been using it for thousands of years: the Romans even made one from pickled, rotten fish guts that makes Marmite look positively palatable in comparison.

The Apprentice Series 8, Episode 4: Only Fools and Gift Horses

| Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

What have Del Boy and the Apprentice candidates got in common? Well, nothing, as it happens: because whereas Del Boy could have made a fortune selling broken tat to idiots, his Apprentice counterparts couldn't sell half price cracked ice and miles and miles of carpet tiles if their lives (or rather careers) depended on it.

The Apprentice Series 8, Episode 5: Unfit for Purpose

| Posted 04.19.2012 | UK Entertainment

As tasks go, forcing this group of self-styled 'business brains' to come up with gym session ideas was a bit unfair. After all, these are people who can barely cope with flogging ironic vintage tat to hipsters, which as challenges go is approximately 110% easier than convincing a dog to eat a Winalot sandwich.

The Apprentice Series 8, Episode 6: Great Balls of Ire

| Posted 04.27.2012 | UK Entertainment

In previous series of the Apprentice at least one of the weekly tasks was carried out in a foreign country. However, with the recession biting - and the Eurostar costing marginally more than East Coast Trains - the Beeb decided to move the potential for an international incident closer to home this time around. To Edinburgh, in fact.