Doncaster Apprentice star set for brutal interview showdown tonight as she bids for place in final

Doncaster Apprentice star Frances Bishop.
Doncaster Apprentice star Frances Bishop.

Doncaster Apprentice star Frances Bishop is set to undergo the brutal inteview process tonight as she bids for a place in the final of the hit BBC show.

The businesswoman, who runs a children's clothing shop in Doncaster town centre, has made it to the final five of the annual contest to become Lord Sugar's sidekick.

But tonight she will undergo the toughest part of the process - the brutal interview process by Lord Sugar's aides - in a bid to squeeze through to Sunday's final.

Frances, who runs the Pud children's clothing shop in King's Arcade, St Sepulchre Gate has been on the losing side eight times since the show began.

But Frances, 25, who began the process as one of the 18 hopefuls hoping to land a £250,000 investment from business mogul Lord Sugar, has managed to avoid the axe and is one of four women and one man hoping to win the contest.

The wife of Scunthorpe United midfielder Neal Bishop, Frances describes herself as " feisty pocket rocket" and has previously confessed she is hoping to impress Lord Sugar with her positive business outlook.

Tonight's episode will be shown at 9pm on BBC1 with the final on Sunday also being screened at 9pm.