Locked Up Abroad


Season 9 Episode 1 - Vietnam Pows: McCain And Brace

4.0 11 x
This episode tells the story of two pilots imprisoned during the Vietnam War, who ended up depending on each other for survival but never met face-to-face during the war. One of them, Sen. John McCain, was a U.S. Navy pilot who was forced to eject during a strike over Hanoi only to be caught after landing in a lake. The ot...
Episodes 2016

Thu 29 Sep, season 7 episode 2

3.0 50 x
Student nurse Lucy Wright had a promising career before she succumbed to a crack cocaine addiction. She ended up a wanted fugitive on the run in Argentina. This is her story.

Thu 22 Sep, season 7 episode 1

3.0 35 x
American mother Ruthie Lambert turns to drug trafficking to help make ends meet. She makes numerous successful trips smuggling cocaine out of Peru, until she is finally caught and locked up.

Thu 25 Aug, season 7 episode 10

3.0 33 x
Jayne Blaydon thought she had landed her dream job when she accepted an offer to teach lap dancing in a Caribbean nightclub. But soon after she was forced to smuggle multiple kilos of liquid cocaine at gunpoint.

Fri 5 Aug, season 7 episode 7

3.0 51 x
Looking for adventure, Thomas Hamill takes a job as a civilian truck driver for the US military in war-torn Iraq. When his convoy is attacked and he is taken hostage by insurgents, Thomas knows he could be killed at any moment. Will he find a way to survive captivity and make it home alive?

Fri 29 Jul, season 7 episode 6

3.0 35 x
Facing torture and beatings, Hollywood actor Erik has to fight to save his life and clear his name.

Fri 22 Jul, season 7 episode 5

3.0 49 x
Iraqi soldier Latif Yahia is fighting in the Iran-Iraq War when Saddam Hussein's oldest son Uday demands Latif become his body double. He doesn't want the role, but has no choice.

Sun 10 Jul, season 7 episode 3

3.0 205 x
British gay nurse Stephen Comiskey has takes a high-paying nursing job in Saudi Arabia, where he discovers that homosexuality is punishable by death.
Episodes 2015

Tue 15 Sep, season 4 episode 12

3.0 92 x
With the UN, Phil Ashby is disarming child soldiers controlled by a rebel warlord but they go on a violent, vengeful rampage against the UN team.

Sun 13 Sep, season 4 episode 9

3.0 118 x
Young mother Zara Whittaker discovered she was pregnant again while behind bars, having been caught with cocaine. Would she get to keep the baby?