Banged Up Abroad

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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, Sep 21, 11:00 PMPick60 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]Mon, Sep 23, 1:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadBuried Alive: Former American contractor Roy Hallums describes the terrifying 311 days he spent held hostage in Iraq, as well as his dramatic rescue by the US Army's Delta Force. (S9, ep 7) [S]Tue, Sep 24, 12:00 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]Tue, Sep 24, 1:00 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]Wed, Sep 25, 12:00 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]Wed, Sep 25, 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) [S]Thu, Sep 26, 12:00 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]Thu, Sep 26, 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]Fri, Sep 27, 12:00 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]Fri, Sep 27, 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) [S]Sat, Sep 28, 12:00 AMPick60 mins

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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) [S]Sat, Sep 21, 12:00 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]Fri, Sep 20, 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]Fri, Sep 20, 12:00 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)Thu, Sep 19, 1:00 PMPick60 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]Thu, Sep 19, 12:00 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, Sep 18, 1:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadSnakes On A Plane: As investigators closed in, reptile smuggler Tom Crutchfield fled to Belize. However, he soon found himself in a jungle prison renowned for its brutality. (S9, ep 3) [S]Wed, Sep 18, 12:00 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) [S]Tue, Sep 17, 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, Sep 17, 12:00 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]Mon, Sep 16, 1:00 PMPick60 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]Sat, Sep 14, 11:00 PMPick60 mins
Banged Up AbroadMexican Prison Escape: After months of torturous tunnelling, two surfers caught up in cannabis smuggling escaped their Mexican jail. Could they make it back to the US? (S9, ep 1) [S]Sat, Sep 14, 12:00 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)Fri, Sep 13, 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]Fri, Sep 13, 12:00 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)Thu, Sep 12, 1:00 PMPick60 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, Sep 12, 12:00 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)Wed, Sep 11, 1:00 PMPick60 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, Sep 11, 12:00 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)Tue, Sep 10, 1:00 PMPick60 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, Sep 10, 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.Mon, Sep 9, 1:00 PMPick60 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]Sat, Sep 7, 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, Sep 7, 12:00 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)Fri, Sep 6, 1:00 PMPick60 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, Sep 6, 12:00 AMPick60 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]Thu, Sep 5, 1:00 PMPick60 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, Sep 5, 12:05 AMPick55 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)Wed, Sep 4, 1:00 PMPick60 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, Sep 4, 12:00 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)Tue, Sep 3, 1:00 PMPick60 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, Sep 3, 12:00 AMPick60 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]Mon, Sep 2, 1:00 PMPick60 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, Aug 31, 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, Aug 31, 12:00 AMPick60 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, Aug 30, 12:00 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, Aug 29, 12:00 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, Aug 28, 12:00 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, Aug 27, 12:00 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, Aug 24, 12:00 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, Aug 23, 12:00 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, Aug 22, 12:00 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, Aug 21, 12:00 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]Tue, Aug 20, 12:00 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]Sat, Aug 17, 11:00 PMPick60 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]Sat, Aug 17, 12:00 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]Fri, Aug 16, 12:00 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, Aug 15, 12:00 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, Aug 14, 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]Tue, Aug 13, 12:00 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]Sat, Aug 10, 11:00 PMPick60 mins