The Apprentice in numbers

From fires to hires, winning orders to the number of times we've heard that theme tune, here's how ten series of The Apprentice add up...

Lord Sugar is back in the boardroom for the eleventh series of The Apprentice, which means more tasks, more sweating candidates, more rows and – of course – more firings.


But just how many candidates have there been? Who bagged the best deal? How often have we heard those dum de dums? And how many have faced the firing finger?

As the latest batch of eager entrepreneurs prepare for boardroom battle, here’s how the numbers add up over the past ten series:

Image designed by Julia Noakes


The Apprentice returns Wednesday and Thursday at 9:00pm on BBC1