September 25, 2006 12:00 am
Documenting the stories of Britons who have been incarcerated abroad. In the first programme, a couple explain how, eager to make enough money to see them through the Ibiza winter, they ended up getting involved in smuggling marijuana from Costa Rica to Amsterdam - before being imprisoned in Mexico.
October 2, 2006 12:00 am
The story of Sandra Gregory, who had to give up her job teaching English as a foreign language in Thailand due to ill health. As a way of prolonging her stay, she attempted to smuggle 90 grams of heroin into Japan in exchange for £1,000 - but was arrested at Bangkok airport and sentenced to life in the city's notoriously tough Lard Yao prison
October 9, 2006 12:00 am
The story of traveller Mark, who got caught up in drug trafficking when he tried to put his life back on track. Agreeing to smuggle a kilo of cocaine from San Francisco to Australia in exchange for $100,000, he was caught moments during the attempt - little realising the narcotics he had swallowed to transport were slowly killing him
October 16, 2006 12:00 am
The cautionary tale of freelance yachtsman Donald MacNeil who flew out to the Mediterranean under the belief that he was being hired by acquaintances to teach them to sail a boat back to England. Instead he was drawn into a cocaine-smuggling operation which ended in almost seven years spent in a Venezuelan prison.