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Frances Bishop

Frances Bishop was a 25 year old owner of a children's clothing company, The Pud Store, living in Doncaster, when she entered The Apprentice series 12.

Frances became the sole owner of The Pud Store after being gifted shares by co-founder Rachel Mawby.

As well as stocking last-season designer kidswear from Harrods, Selfridges and French Connection, it has an own-label range Pocco & Me.

Frances and her husband, Neal Bishop, who plays football for Scunthorpe United, had a three year old son at the time she auditioned for The Apprentice.

She was born Frances McVeigh and went to Keyworth Primary School.

Frances dropped out of Durham University where she was studying philosophy and politics.

She has entered various beauty pageants including Miss Nottingham 2011 and Miss Great Britain 2013.

Frances got very close to being in the final, coming third in The Apprentice in 2016.

In her audition for The Apprentice she said: "I am the most unorganised person in the world.”

Frances's Apprentice Audition Video

Her height is 5 feet 4 inches.

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