A flea market is one of several independent shops to feature on TV.

Snoopers Paradise in Brighton’s Kensington Gardens is amongst a number of businesses in the city which were visited by the candidates of BBC1’s hit show The Apprentice when they filmed in Brighton last May.

The task set in Thrsday's episode sees the candidates searching for specific and obscure items relevant to Brighton and Hove.

In the teaser for this week’s episode Lord Alan Sugar announced: “For your next task I’m sending you to Brighton and Hove.

“It’s one of the fastest growing cities in the UK. And it’s a thriving hub for independent businesses. I want you to source nine items associated with Brighton and Hove.

“You need to locate the items and buy them for the best possible price.”

The Argus:

Shop bosses said at least one team visited Snoopers Paradise and a member of staff was filmed in the making of the show.

Staff and stallholders are “excited” to see whether the shop makes the final edit.

The Apprentice airs on BBC1 on Thursday at 9pm.