Banged Up Abroad

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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]Wed, Jul 17, 12:00 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]Thu, Jul 18, 12:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadConned in Quito: The story of Zoe McGarry, an Irish woman whose holiday friendship led to her imprisonment in Ecuador. (S4, ep 9)Fri, Jul 19, 12:00 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]Sat, Jul 20, 12:00 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]Sat, Jul 20, 11:00 PMPick60 mins

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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]Fri, Jul 12, 12:00 AMPick60 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]Fri, Jun 14, 3:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadBusted In Bangkok: 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. (S8, ep 9) [S]Thu, Jun 13, 3:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadNightmare In Somalia: The terrifying story of photojournalist Nigel Brennan and reporter Amanda Lindhout who were held hostage for 15 months by a criminal gang in Somalia. (S8, ep 8) [S]Wed, Jun 12, 3:00 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]Tue, Jun 11, 3:00 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]Sat, Jun 8, 11:00 PMPick60 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, Jun 8, 3:00 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]Fri, Jun 7, 3:00 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]Thu, Jun 6, 3:00 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]Wed, Jun 5, 3:00 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]Tue, Jun 4, 3:00 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)Sat, Jun 1, 11:00 PMPick60 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, Jun 1, 3:00 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)Fri, May 31, 7:00 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]Fri, May 31, 3:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadColombian Kidnap: Held hostage in Colombia, backpackers Erez Eltawil and Reini Weigel formed a controversial relationship with their kidnappers. Did it help them to survive? (S7, ep 9) [S]Thu, May 30, 3:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadBlack Palace of Horrors: Busted for drug smuggling, life in a Mexico jail becomes a living hell for Dwight Worker, who dressed as a woman in an audacious bid for freedom. (S7, ep 8) [S]Wed, May 29, 3:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadFrom Hollywood to Hell: The shocking story of actor Erik Aude, who was tricked into smuggling opium. Arrested in Pakistan, many believed he would not survive his sentence. (S7, ep 6) [S]Sat, May 25, 3:00 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]Thu, May 16, 3:00 AMPick60 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]Wed, May 15, 3:00 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]Tue, May 14, 3:00 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]Sat, May 11, 11:00 PMPick60 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]Sat, May 11, 3:00 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]Fri, May 10, 3:00 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]Thu, May 9, 3:00 AMPick60 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]Wed, May 8, 3:00 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, May 7, 3:00 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]Sat, May 4, 11:00 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]Fri, May 3, 3:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadColombian Kidnap: Held hostage in Colombia, backpackers Erez Eltawil and Reini Weigel formed a controversial relationship with their kidnappers. Did it help them to survive? (S7, ep 9) [S]Thu, May 2, 3:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadBlack Palace of Horrors: Busted for drug smuggling, life in a Mexico jail becomes a living hell for Dwight Worker, who dressed as a woman in an audacious bid for freedom. (S7, ep 8) [S]Wed, May 1, 3:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadHighway To Hell: The shocking story of civilian truck driver Thomas Hamill who was taken hostage by insurgents in Iraq. Despite the huge risks, he attempted to make his escape. (S7, ep 7) [S]Tue, Apr 30, 3:00 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)Sat, Apr 27, 11:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadFrom Hollywood to Hell: The shocking story of actor Erik Aude, who was tricked into smuggling opium. Arrested in Pakistan, many believed he would not survive his sentence. (S7, ep 6) [S]Sat, Apr 27, 3:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadSon Of Saddam: The shocking story of Iraqi soldier Latif Yahia, who witnessed terrible atrocities after he was forced to become a body double for Saddam Hussein's son. (S7, ep 5) [S]Fri, Apr 26, 3:00 AMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadThe Juggler Smuggler: Down on his luck magician Mark Greening resorts to bringing illegal drugs into Japan. But what looks like easy money turns into five years of forced labour. (S7, ep 4) [S]Thu, Apr 25, 3:00 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]Wed, Apr 24, 3:00 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)Fri, Apr 19, 3:00 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)Thu, Apr 18, 3:00 AMPick60 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)Wed, Apr 17, 3:00 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)Tue, Apr 16, 3:00 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]Sat, Apr 13, 11:00 PMPick60 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)Sat, Apr 13, 3:00 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]Thu, Apr 11, 3:00 AMPick60 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]Wed, Apr 10, 3:00 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]Tue, Apr 9, 3:00 AMPick60 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, Apr 6, 11:00 PMPick60 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]Sat, Apr 6, 3:00 AMPick60 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]Fri, Apr 5, 3:00 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]Thu, Apr 4, 3:00 AMPick60 mins