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Locked Up Abroad

Travelers share stories of being arrested in foreign countries. 

8/29/15
03:00 AM
"Sydney"  In order to start a new life in Taiwan, a couple agree to pick up 200 grams of cocaine in Australia and smuggle it into Hong Kong.  (Repeat) NGC
8/29/15
04:00 AM
"The Juggler Smuggler"  Mark Greening, a magician in Bali, turns to hash smuggling when he learns he's going to be a father.  (Repeat) NGC
8/29/15
05:00 AM
"Busted in Mexico"  A teenager caught attempting to smuggle 33 pounds of marijuana out of Mexico spends years struggling to survive in prison.  (Repeat) NGC
9/5/15
03:00 AM
"My Dad the Smuggler"  Scott Campbell continues the smuggling mission his estranged father started and was arrested for, to Tokyo to raise money to pay for his father's lawyer.  (Repeat) NGC
9/5/15
04:00 AM
"Drug Dealer Revenge"  Addicted to cocaine, incapable of holding a job and desperate for money, Robert Pringle agrees to smuggle cocaine out of Peru.  (Repeat) NGC
9/5/15
05:00 AM
"Caracas"  Blues musician David Evans attempts to make some money by smuggling cocaine out of Venezuela.  (Repeat) NGC
Locked Up Abroad

Premise
Dream adventures turn into hellish nightmares for the travelers featured in this series, which recounts through first-hand interviews and re-enactments their experiences of being arrested in a foreign country for drug smuggling, and how they coped with the resulting lengthy prison terms.

Current cast
Dominic Colenso as Paul
Jack Merivale as Piers Hernu
Sophie Morton as Krista Barnes
Madeleine Bowyer as Gracia Burnham

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.