Who left The Apprentice? Full list of fired candidates

9 February 2024, 08:55

The Apprentice candidates on the show alongside Lord Alan Sugar
The Apprentice has seen some candidates fired. Picture: Fremantlemedia Limited/BBC/Naked/Ray Burmiston

By Hope Wilson

Who left The Apprentice? Here are the candidates who have been fired from the show.

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The Apprentice is back with a bang, as 18 brand new candidates battle to gain Lord Alan Sugar's £250,000 investment.

Over the years we've seen Karren Brady, 54, Claude Littner, 74, and Tim Campbell, 46, offer advice to Lord Sugar, while the contestants take part in hospitality tasks, shopping missions and of course, the iconic final interviews. Plus who can forget the gorgeous house the cast reside in?

The first episode of series 18 saw disastrous results for both the boys and girls teams, with the boys team making a loss of £506.40. This meant someone had to be fired, and as the season continues, the candidates will be whittled down to one who will be 'hired' and become Lord Sugar's new business partner.

With the fired contestants being driven home in a black cab, who has left The Apprentice so far? Here is everything you need to know.

The Apprentice 2024 has seen some candidates leave already
The Apprentice 2024 has seen some candidates leave already. Picture: BBC/Naked/Ray Burmiston

Who left The Apprentice?

Week Two- Paul Bowen

Paul Bowen was fired on The Apprentice
Paul Bowen was fired on The Apprentice. Picture: Freemantle Media Ltd

After failing to win the task, Lord Sugar told Paul: "Paul, I admire you for admitting your mistakes but there were simply too many mistakes and so it is with regret, Paul, you're fired.'"

Week One- Ollie Medforth

Ollie Medforth on The Apprentice
Ollie Medforth was the first contestant to be fired from The Apprentice. Picture: BBC/Naked/Ray Burmiston

Ollie Medforth was the first contestant to leave The Apprentice. He was fired by Lord Sugar after he forgot to add flour to a batch of brownies and was accused of not participating in the task.

Upon leaving, Ollie said: "A little disappointed to go out first but it's been a fantastic experience in this process and I wish every candidate the very best of luck."

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