The UK Apprentice, class warfare, editing and hidden messages.

Sir Alan

For the past 2 weeks, like many other viewers, I’ve been watching the new series of the UK apprentice with Sir Alan Sugar, and up to now its been okay – but there are several themes that are running throughout this series which I find slightly disturbing.

Up to now, this series has been pitched as “cool kids vs. toff kids”, with a majority of the entrants being University graduates with 1st class degrees, or master degree owners, or they’ve ran a business; or are running a business.

That’s fine. But the hidden message of a “class warfare” only narrowly disguises what I see as a thinly-vielled attempt to make you, the viewer, hate certain people because of their background or accent. Continue reading