THE APPRENTICE: Hucknall man makes it through first task

David Stevenson from Hucknall is a candidate on The ApprenticeDavid Stevenson from Hucknall is a candidate on The Apprentice
David Stevenson from Hucknall is a candidate on The Apprentice
A Hucknall businessman is off to a seemingly decent start in trying to prove himself to Sir Alan Sugar as a contestant on The Apprentice.

David Stevenson, 25, appeared on the BBC One show last night and was in the team which won the first task.

The show, which has returned for its eleventh series, will give 18 entrepreneurs the chance to secure a £250,000 investment and become business partners with tycoon, Lord Sugar.

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David owns a sports marketing company which specialises in increasing crowds at sporting events.

He is confident about appearing on the show and says his greatest achievement was promoting a high-profile women’s football match which sold-out at Wembley Stadium.

He said: “Me and Lord Sugar will work together because you’ve got age and beauty and those two go hand in hand all the time.

“Sugar’s got the age and I certainly am beautiful.”

David is against contestants from a mixture of backgrounds - from hairdressers to builders.

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Talking about the new series, Lord Sugar said: “This is an incredible opportunity. A new company will be formed and 250,000 thousand pounds will be injected in there, no strings attached.

“The bottom line is, this process works. I’ve invested one million pounds in all four winners and all four of those people are doing fantastically well and I’m expecting the winner of this particular process to carry on that trend.”

The next episode will be aired tonight (October 15) on BBC One at 9pm.