Locked Up Abroad

February 2019

Season 9 Episode 5 - The Real Argo

Expired 4.0 1 x
Retired CIA officer and master of disguise Antonio Mendez tells the story of how, at the height of the Iranian hostage crisis he came up with an audacious plan to rescue six diplomats who had escaped the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. Desperate for a cover story that would allow him to swoop into Iran and smuggle the diplomats ou...
January 2019

Season 9 Episode 4 - Buried Alive

Expired 4.0 1 x
When contractor Roy Hallums is kidnapped in Iraq, his mind quickly turns to his family. They have no idea he's there. Having taken a job providing support to the U.S. military, he's only too aware of the dangers and doesn't want them to worry. So when a masked gang storms his office, he knows his loved ones are about to di...

Season 9 Episode 3 - Raving Arizona

Expired 4.0 7 x
When Englishman Shaun turns to Ecstasy as a relief from the stresses of his new life as a stockbroker in Phoenix, Arizona, he soon finds himself seduced by the money and glamour of dealing the drug on an industrial scale. As the cash rolls in, Shaun lives the high life of parties, girls and fast cars. But when a local mafi...

Season 9 Episode 1 - Vietnam Pows: McCain And Brace

Expired 4.0 12 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...
September 2016

Thu 29 Sep, season 7 episode 2

3.0 54 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 36 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.
August 2016

Fri 5 Aug, season 7 episode 7

3.0 54 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?
July 2016

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 50 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.