Banged Up Abroad

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Banged Up AbroadSaddam's Iraq: The story of Tom Lynch and John White, who were captured by the Iraqi secret police and plunged into a world of torture and execution. (S5, ep 2) [S]Fri, Jan 24, 1:05 AMPick55 mins
Banged Up AbroadSmuggler Makeover: When fun-loving hippie Michael Morey agreed to smuggle four kilos of cocaine from Ecuador to Madrid, his life changed in ways he never could have imagined. (S5, ep 3) [S]Sat, Jan 25, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadHippy Mafia: Former drug-smuggling hippy Eddie Padilla tells the story of how he escaped from one of Peru's most notorious prisons, nicknamed the House of the Devil. (S9, ep 4) [S]Sat, Jan 25, 11:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadTokyo Takedown: Caught smuggling hashish through a Japanese airport, American Jackie Nichols suffered years of imprisonment in one of the world's strictest prison systems. (S5, ep 4) [S]Tue, Jan 28, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadThe Real Midnight Express: Billy Hayes reveals the true story behind his imprisonment in Turkey, which was the inspiration for the 1978 film Midnight Express. (S5, ep 5) [S]Wed, Jan 29, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadColombia Ambush: Bored with his predictable life, Mark Wedeven went backpacking through South America. But he got more than he bargained for when he was kidnapped by rebels. (S5, ep 6) [S]Thu, Jan 30, 1:00 AMPick60 mins

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Banged Up AbroadHooked in Havana: When Kahlilah meets big shot music producer Roy, her life is transformed. Until she is abandoned in Panama and blackmailed into smuggling 8kg of cocaine. (S4, ep 13) [S]Wed, Jan 22, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadDangerous Liaisons: British nurse Stephen Comiskey found himself facing execution in Saudi Arabia, after a string of affairs alerted authorities to his sexuality. (S7, ep 3) [S]Sat, Dec 14, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadEscape from Argentina: A look at how broke British student Lucy Wright became accused of smuggling cocaine and was forced to flee across South America to escape jail. (S7, ep 2) [S]Fri, Dec 13, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadCocaine Mule Mom: Struggling to pay her mortgage, newly single mum-of-three Ruthie Lambert agreed to smuggle cocaine. However, the much-needed cash came at a terrible price. (S7, ep 1) [S]Thu, Dec 12, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadBackstabbed in Thailand: Kim Hood thought she was helping a mate buy nail supplies in Thailand. But it turned out she would be smuggling heroin, and had no choice but to do it. (S6, ep 10) [S]Wed, Dec 11, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadTeenage Drug Smuggler: Desperate for a gastric bypass, Vivian Carrasquillo agreed to smuggle drugs for cash. But meagre meals in jail played no part in her weight-loss plan. (S6, ep 9) [S]Tue, Dec 10, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadVenezuela Hustle: Desperate to keep his family afloat, Paul agrees to smuggle cocaine from Venezuela back to Dublin. It turns out to be the worst decision of his life. (S8, ep 7) [S]Sat, Dec 7, 11:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadDrug Dealer Revenge: Dealers threatened Robert Pringle's family if he didn't smuggle cocaine out of Peru. With no choice he tried, and got seven years in a violent prison. (S6, ep 8) [S]Sat, Dec 7, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadThe Cocaine Trap: Stephen Sutton thought he was on to a winner when he was given $15,000 in Argentina to transport some 'gold' back home. He couldn't have been more wrong. (S6, ep 7) [S]Fri, Dec 6, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadDaredevil Drug Runner: The story of martial arts teacher Chris Chance, who decided to smuggle hashish when his rent doubled, only to end up in prison in Malaga, Spain. (S6, ep 6) [S]Thu, Dec 5, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadHeroin Sting: Brigene Young was offered a free trip to Mauritius provided she wore a special pair of shoes. Caught with a kilo of drugs in her heels, she faced years in prison. (S6, ep 5) [S]Wed, Dec 4, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadMexico Money Machine: Drugs runner Jeremy Khinoo was busted for handing over fake notes at a service station. This careless error cost him his life. (S6, ep 4) [S]Tue, Dec 3, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadThe Orchid Hunters: The shocking story of two British backpackers who were ambushed and held to ransom by a guerrilla group while crossing the notoriously dangerous Darien Gap. (S8, ep 6) [S]Sat, Nov 30, 11:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadPrisoner of Love: The dramatic tale of how Briton David Scott and his Filipino girlfriend Cynthia faced seven years in prison in the Philippines just for falling in love. (S6, ep 3) [S]Sat, Nov 30, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadSaudi Whisky Run: The story of Scotsman Gordon Malloch, who received hundreds of lashes and several years in prison when he was caught selling alcohol in Saudi Arabia. (S6, ep 2) [S]Fri, Nov 29, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadThe Real Goodfella: A dramatic look at how 'Goodfella' mobster Henry Hill lost it all by dealing dope, and winding up as a mafia snitch with a large price on his head. (S6, ep 1) [S]Thu, Nov 28, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadColombia Ambush: Bored with his predictable life, Mark Wedeven went backpacking through South America. But he got more than he bargained for when he was kidnapped by rebels. (S5, ep 6) [S]Wed, Nov 27, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadThe Real Midnight Express: Billy Hayes reveals the true story behind his imprisonment in Turkey, which was the inspiration for the 1978 film Midnight Express. (S5, ep 5) [S]Tue, Nov 26, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadChilean Prison Break: 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. (S8, ep 5) [S]Sat, Nov 23, 11:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadTokyo Takedown: Caught smuggling hashish through a Japanese airport, American Jackie Nichols suffered years of imprisonment in one of the world's strictest prison systems. (S5, ep 4) [S]Sat, Nov 23, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadSmuggler Makeover: When fun-loving hippie Michael Morey agreed to smuggle four kilos of cocaine from Ecuador to Madrid, his life changed in ways he never could have imagined. (S5, ep 3) [S]Fri, Nov 22, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadSaddam's Iraq: The story of Tom Lynch and John White, who were captured by the Iraqi secret police and plunged into a world of torture and execution. (S5, ep 2) [S]Thu, Nov 21, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadBangkok Underworld: Caught smuggling 10.5kg of heroin, Tim Schrader was sentenced to life in a notorious Thai prison where he became hooked on drugs and infected with HIV. (S5, ep 1) [S]Wed, Nov 20, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadHooked in Havana: When Kahlilah meets big shot music producer Roy, her life is transformed. Until she is abandoned in Panama and blackmailed into smuggling 8kg of cocaine. (S4, ep 13) [S]Tue, Nov 19, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadHasidic King of Coke: The tale of Samuel Leibowitz, who grew up in a Jewish community in London, but left for Brazil to make a fortune in the drugs trade. (S8, ep 4) [S]Sat, Nov 16, 11:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadDelhi: Short on cash and lost in India's party scene, Clare Matthews tried her hand at drug smuggling, landing herself in one of India's largest jails for five long years. (S4, ep 12) [S]Sat, Nov 16, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadJamaican Getaway: The true story of a couple who ended up in jail in Kingston, Jamaica, after being arrested for smuggling marijuana. (S4, ep 11) [S]Fri, Nov 15, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadThe story of Major Phil Ashby, who risked his life to evade capture in 2000 after coming under attack by rebel fighters in Sierra Leone, West Africa. [S]Thu, Nov 14, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadKidnapped in Iraq: Stories of travellers imprisoned overseas. Here, two journalists, Scott Taylor and Zeynep Tugrul, are kidnapped by insurgents in Iraq in September 2004. (S4, ep 8) [S]Wed, Nov 13, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadBusted and Pregnant: A pregnant single mother is apprehended attempting to bring drugs back from Barbados and sentenced to five years in prison. (S4, ep 7) [S]Tue, Nov 12, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadI am not a Terrorist: Believed to be a terrorist, Duane Wollum was stopped in Nicaragua by armed guards. But rather than a bomb, he was found carrying a huge pack of cocaine. (S8, ep 3) [S]Sat, Nov 9, 11:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadTeen Smuggler: The story of teenager Alex Silva, who was arrested in Mexico for smuggling drugs across the border from Juarez to El Paso in 1989. (S4, ep 6) [S]Sat, Nov 9, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadBusted in Bali: The story of Chris Parnell, who spent 11 years in a prison nightmare when he was locked up in Indonesia after being wrongly convicted of smuggling hashish. (S4, ep 5) [S]Fri, Nov 8, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadSao Paulo Death Trap: In 1993 Brendan Cosso was arrested trying to smuggle cocaine out of Brazil. Follow his story and how he ended up in South America's most notorious prison. (S4, ep 4) [S]Thu, Nov 7, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadMexico or Bust: The extraordinary story of Jake Stamford wrongly arrested for the shooting of two policemen during a drugs bust in Mexico. (S4, ep 3) [S]Wed, Nov 6, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadPhilippine Terror: Greg Williams travelled to the Philippines as a church volunteer. But within days he was kidnapped by a brutal Islamic terrorist group linked to Al-Qaeda. (S4, ep 2) [S]Tue, Nov 5, 1:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadMy Dad The Smuggler: After his father is jailed in China for smuggling cannabis, Scott Campbell risks continuing his dad's unfinished mission in order to pay for his lawyer. (S8, ep 2) [S]Sat, Nov 2, 11:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadVenezuela Blues. Series following cases of people who've found themselves banged up abroad. Musician David Adams tried to solve his financial problems by smuggling cocaine from Venezuela. [S]Sat, Nov 2, 12:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadNew. Not Without My Baby: The story of Susan Haglof, who after adopting an Egyptian baby found herself facing years in an Egyptian prison. (S8, ep 1) [S]Sat, Oct 26, 11:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadGaddafi's American Prisoner: When an American travels to Libya to help the rebels fight Gaddafi and his forces, he is captured and sent to the notorious Maktab Al Nasser Prison. (S10, ep 6)Fri, Oct 25, 1:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadSomali Pirate Hostage Hell: Debbie Calitz and Bruno Pelizzari recount their story of being kidnapped by Somali pirates and held captive for 10 months. (S10, ep 4)Thu, Oct 24, 1:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadPlane Crash Marijuana: The story of two brothers-in-law who tried to smuggle marijuana into the US from Mexico only to end up stranded miles from the border. (S10, ep 1)Wed, Oct 23, 1:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadThe Real Argo: Discover the true story behind the Oscar-winning film Argo, and Tony Mendez's daring plan to rescue six diplomats during the Iranian hostage crisis. (S9, ep 10) [S]Tue, Oct 22, 1:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadHunting Mr Nice: When British schoolteacher Howard Marks agrees to help an old friend finish off a drug deal, he has no idea that it will be the start of a new career. (S9, ep 9)Mon, Oct 21, 1:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadCaribbean Nightmare: After being forced at gunpoint to smuggle drugs, Brits David and Jayne Bladen faced a violent 20 months banged up in Guadeloupe. (S7, ep 10) [S]Sat, Oct 19, 11:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadFast, Furious and Busted: Rick Cedar begins stealing radios to support his family, but finds his life and freedom hanging on the line. (S9, ep 8) [S]Fri, Oct 18, 1:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadVegas Mobster: Chicago Outfit enforcer Frank Cullotta speaks out about the notorious deeds of boss Tony Spilotro, his life in the mob and the burglary that led to his capture. (S9, ep 6)Thu, Oct 17, 1:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadVietnam POWs: McCain and Brace: Senator John McCain and Ernest Brace recount the story of their imprisonment during the Vietnam War where they formed a lasting friendship. (S9, ep 5) [S]Wed, Oct 16, 1:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadRaving Arizona: English stockbroker Shaun Attwood's decision to quit his job and deal ecstasy riled the mafia in Arizona and landed him in the infamous Maricopa County jail. (S9, ep 2) [S]Tue, Oct 15, 1:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadEscape From the Gulag: Caught trying to smuggle heroin, Jerry Amster found himself facing a lengthy spell in one of Russia's toughest labour camps. (S8, ep 10) [S]Mon, Oct 14, 1:00 PMPick60 mins