Tonight’s the final of Junior Apprentice, coming hard on the heels of the record-breaking sales episode. I almost wish they’d have left it until next week to stretch it out a little bit more.
But hey, we’ve got about an hour to speculate on who’ll win the series. We’re down to four hopeful young entrepreneurs: Arjun Rajyagor, Kirsty Cleaver, Tim Ankers (we’ll never forget that surname) and Zoe Plummer.
Zoe’s been an opinionated pain in the ass for five weeks, but tempered with the ability to sell virtually anything. Arjun has been smart and capable, but sometimes lacking in forcefullness and determination. Wee Scottish Kirsty has won me over with her plucky can-do attitude, but she sometimes suffers from being bad at dealing with people. And Tim – well, Tim was a total slacker until yesterday’s episode. And then he totally raised his game and worked his ass off.
The teenagers won’t end up working in Lord Sugar’s sprawling organisation – as the usual Apprentice winner will – but the winner will walk away with a sweet £25,000 payoff.
So, who should win tonight? Or has your favourite been fired already?