Paolo Roberto Torrisi
25 April 1970
Paolo "Paul" Roberto Torrisi (born 25 April 1970) Paul is known as one of the final four contestants on the first UK series (2005) of reality TV show The Apprentice, in which contestants compete for a £100,000-a-year job working for British business magnate Sir Alan Sugar.
On The Apprentice, Sir Alan Sugar praised Torrisi's tenacity, remarking that Torrisi was a "renegade" and saying that he reminded him of his younger self. Torrisi attributed his short temper to his Italian background, to which Sugar's assistant Margaret Mountford said: "That's no excuse for having a temper." After his appearance on The Apprentice, Torrisi has gone on to make appearances on Grandstand, BBC Breakfast, Bargain Hunt, ITV1's Confessions Of An Estate Agent, T4 and Look North. He returned to The Apprentice in 2006 as a guest on the spin-off show The Apprentice: You're Fired! Torrisi presented Property Prophets on UKTV Style and UKTV Bright Ideas.[when?] He writes regularly for Start Your Business magazine[when?] and has made many appearances on BBC Radio discussing business and current events.[when?]
- BBC2, The Apprentice (16 February 2005 – 4 May 2005)
- BBC2, The Apprentice: You're Hired! (4 May 2005)
- BBC2, The Apprentice: You're Fired! (19 April 2006)
- UKTV Style, Property Prophets (15–26 May 2006)
- ITV1, Confessions Of An Estate Agent (20 February 2007)
- BBC1, Homes Live[when?]
- Yorkshire Post, 20 February 2006.
- "Out of the Firing Line and in Demand". Yorkshire Post. 20 February 2006. Retrieved 10 March 2007.