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After 11 weeks, the final two candidates, Leah and Luisa, battle for a partnership with Lord Sugar. With help from their fired colleagues, they must launch their chosen businesses, devising brands and advertising campaigns, before pitching them to an audience of industry experts.
Once the winner has been announced, Dara O Briain, is joined by Lorraine Kelly, Hugh Dennis and online entrepreneur Michael Acton Smith talk to Lord Sugar, the runner up and the 2012 winner.moreless
Lord Sugar takes a look back at this series and explains how the budding entrepreneurs performed and what prompted him to remove each failed candidate.
Francesca, Jordan, Leah, Luisa and Neil must endure an interrogation and scrutiny of their business plans by four of Lord Sugar's associates. Margaret Mountford, Claude Littner, Mike Soutar and Claudine Collins then provide their opinions in the boardroom, helping Lord Sugar decide which two candidates will go through to the final.moreless
The final five contestants have been chosen: Francesca Macduff-Varney, Jordan Poulton, Leah Totton, Luisa Zissman and Neil Clough.
This special show profiles each remaining candidate through the eyes for their family, friends and former employers, along with Nick, Karren and Lord Sugar.
An early morning appearance at the house sees Lord Sugar informing the remaining candidates that they have 2 days and £150 to grow a business from scratch. First, they must stock a market stall and raise the capital in order to afford enough products to sell in their trendy shop in Shoreditch, the next day. At stake is the chance to be in the final five.moreless
When the seven remaining contestants gather in the restaurant at the top of the Gherkin, Lord Sugar informs them that this week's task is to create and brand their own ready meals. The resulting gastronomic delights must go before focus groups before being pitched to Britain's supermarket giants.
The teams are challenged to devise a new online dating concept and film an advertisement for their site.
The location for this week's task instructions is the Tower of London. The candidates learn they must sell products at the Motorhome & Caravan Show, being held at the Birmingham NEC.
The teams are given a £5,000 budget to to devise and organise a corporate team-building away day for two major clients.
The candidates board an early morning flight to Dubai, where they must locate and purchase items for a new multimillion-pound hotel.
The candidates don their wellies this week, when they are tasked with searching for fresh produce to sell in their new Farm Shop.
At the end of their day off, they are summoned them to the home of the Design Council. Lord Sugar informs them that their next task is to design a unique piece of flat-pack furniture. They must produce prototypes and then pitch to retailers.
For this week's task, the teams must come up with a new flavoured beer. There are two candidates who have an interest in the drinks business, so they are given the opportunity to project manage each team and compete head-to-head.
A new set of 16 contenders compete to have Alan Sugar as their business partner and a £250,000 investment. After Lord Sugar's introduction at midnight, the boys must compete against the girls to sort out the contents of a shipping container and have everything sold by 4pm.