Spotted: Lord Sugar and "familiar people carriers" head to Greenwich University to film the new Apprentice series

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Conservation Work Begins At The Old Royal Naval College's Painted Hall
How will Greenwich University's Painted Hall come into play? (Source: Getty)

Lord Alan Sugar has had a busy morning.

Shortly after the enterprise tsar released a video calling brexiters "mugs" ahead of the EU referendum next month, Lord Sugar and his film crew were spotted shooting the next series of The Apprentice at Greenwich University.

An anonymous fan of the show at the south London university noticed Lord Sugar's car and a film crew parked outside the Old Royal Naval College.

Will Greenwich University the scene for one of the episodes in the new series? A spokesperson told The Capitalist that, on further inspection, the staff saw some "familiar people carriers" carrying this years' contestants alongside Lord Sugar's car, as well as filming taking place in the naval college's Painted Hall.

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What clues does this give us? As regular watchers of the show will know, tasks begin when the contestants are whizzed off to a seemingly arbitrary location in the early hours of the morning.

The Old Naval College is the historical heart of maritime in the Docklands. Dubbed "the most popular filming location in the world" by Empire magazine, the college's Painted Hall has hosted film crews from Four Weddings and a Funeral, Octopussy, Skyfall and The Iron Lady.

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Where else will the crew be filming the next series, due to air later this year? The BBC has been contacted for comment.

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