Claude Littner replaces Nick Hewer on The Apprentice
27 April 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Claude Littner is a familiar face on the show, and is famous for his tough comments during the interview rounds
Lord Sugar has announced his replacement for advisor Nick Hewer on BBC One’s The Apprentice – Claude Littner, who has grilled candidates during the interview rounds.
Littner, 65, will join Baroness Karren Brady in following the candidates as they vie for the the chance to win a £250,000 investment from Lord Sugar.
Littner chairs a number of Lord Sugar’s companies and has been part of the interview episode for 10 years.
Hewer left after a decade on the show.
Baroness Brady appeared as Hewer’s fellow advisor on the programme in 2009
Baroness Brady and Littner will report back each week to Lord Sugar on how the contestants performed during their tasks.
At the end of the show they sit alongside him in a boardroom, giving him feedback before he makes his final decision as to who is going to be fired.
Littner is famous for his straight-talking approach, including telling Solomon Akhtar in series 10 that his business proposal was “a disgrace”.
He said: “You can leave. Goodbye… There’s nothing to argue, you’ve given me pictures of sailboats… What is that? What is that? Please leave… That’s not the way out.”
Littner, who has previously served as a director of Amstrad …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment