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Locked Up Abroad

Travelers share stories of being arrested in foreign countries. 

5/23/15
08:00 PM
"From Hollywood to Hell"  A Hollywood actor, Erik Aude, finds himself locked up in Pakistan for opium smuggling.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/23/15
09:00 PM
"High Heels and Heroin"  A family vacation on the island of Mauritius becomes a nightmare for a young woman, Brigene Young, who is busted for smuggling drugs in her shoes.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/24/15
09:00 PM
"Dangerous Liaisons"  British gay nurse Stephen Comiskey is arrested in Saudi Arabia where homosexuality is punishable by execution.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/24/15
10:00 PM
"Wine, Whiskey and Waylaid"  Scottish chef Gordon Malloch embarks on a lucrative sideline as a bootlegger in Saudi Arabia.  (Repeat) MSNBC
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.

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.