Banged Up Abroad

July 2017

Season 8, Episode 9 (Busted In Bangkok)

4.0 9 x
Thrown into a notorious Bangkok prison for attempting to smuggle heroin, Angela Carnegie has an epiphany while nursing a fellow inmate with a drug addiction.

Season 8, Episode 8 (Nigel Brennan: Nightmare In Somalia)

3.0 1 x
In 2008, Australian photojournalist Nigel Brennan travels with Canadian reporter Amanda Lindhout to report on the war in Somalia. Little did he know that the price of telling the story would be more than a year in captivity.

Season 8, Episode 7 (Venezuela Hustle)

3.0 2 x
Desperate to keep his family afloat, Paul Keany agrees to smuggle 6 kilos of cocaine from Venezuela back to Dublin but it turns out to be the worst decision of his life.

Season 8, Episode 6 (Orchid Hunters)

3.0 7 x
The shocking story of Tom Hart Dyke and Paul Winder, two British backpackers who were ambushed and held to ransom by a guerilla group while crossing the notoriously dangerous Darien Gap.
June 2017

Season 8, Episode 5 (Chilean Prison Break)

3.0 5 x
The gripping story of Tom Hanway who fled a Chilean jail with a fellow prisoner, taking a dangerous and fatal escape route across the desert.
May 2017

Season 8, Episode 2 (My Dad The Smuggler)

3.0 10 x
Scott can't wait to go travelling in China with his estranged father Lockie, and then he finds out his dad is secretly planning to smuggle 20 kilos of cannabis.

Season 10, Episode 6 (Qaddafis American Prisoner)

2.0 25 x
Captured by Qaddafi's men while fighting with rebels in Libya, Baltimore-born Matthew VanDyke spent nearly six months in solitary confinement.

Season 10, Episode 5 (Jungle Terror)

4.0 37 x
The traumatic story of an American schoolboy and his mother, who were kidnapped by terrorists in the Philippines and held to ransom in the jungle.

Season 10, Episode 4 (Somali Pirate Hostage Hell)

3.0 20 x
The shocking story of Debbie Calitz and Bruno Pelizzari, who were kidnapped by Somali pirates and held captive for 10 terrifying months.
April 2017

Season 10, Episode 3 (Bogota Belly Bust)

3.0 39 x
The story of 28-year-old Canadian Tabitha Ritchie, whose life took a terrifying turn when she was caught smuggling drugs out of Colombia.