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The smash hit series Locked Up Abroad returns, with more incredible stories of kidnap, contraband and incarceration. The new season kicks off with a special premiere revealing the true story behind the movie 'The Devil's Double'.  Latif Yahia was an ordinary Iraqi citizen until he was forced to become the body double for Saddam Hussein's eldest son.  He survived forcible plastic surgery, imprisonment and numerous assassination attempts, before finally escaping the country.  Later mind blowing episodes include Erik Aude, a Hollywood actor who was banged up in Pakistan for opium smuggling; Stephen Comiskey, arrested in Saudi Arabia for being gay; truck driver Thomas Hamil who was kidnapped by Islamist insurgents; and Lucy Wright, a British nurse who went on the run after being busted in Argentina.


  • Banged Up Abroad 7: Cocaine Mule Mom
    American mother Ruthie Lambert turns to drug trafficking to help make ends meet. She makes numerous successful trips smuggling cocaine out of Peru, until she is finally caught and locked up in a tough South American prison.
  • Banged Up Abroad 7: Escape From Argentina
    Student nurse Lucy Wright had a wonderful boyfriend and a promising career before she succumbed to a crack cocaine addiction. In a desperate attempt to clear her debts and get her life back on course, she agrees to smuggle two suitcases of cocaine out of Argentina.
  • Banged Up Abroad 7: The Juggler Smuggler
    Party loving magician Mark Greening decides to become an independent mule, running hash from Nepal to Japan. But after a couple of easy runs his luck turns sour, leaving him with a five year sentence in one of the world's strictest prisons.
  • Banged Up Abroad 7: From Hollywood To Hell
    Actor Erik Aude is on top of the world with a promising career in Hollywood until his friend persuades him to go to Pakistan to pick up some leather goods. When he's arrested at the airport Erik discovers he has unknowingly been used by his friend to smuggle opium. Facing torture and beatings Erik has to fight to save his life and clear his name.
  • Banged Up Abroad 7: Highway To Hell
    Looking for adventure, Thomas Hamill takes a job as a civilian truck driver for the U.S. military in war-torn Iraq. When his convoy is attacked and he is taken hostage by insurgents, Thomas knows he could be killed at any moment. Will he find a way to survive captivity and make it home alive?