Judith Tebbutt on the day of her release, March 21, 2012
In September 2011, Judith and David Tebbutt set off on holiday. They were kidnapped by armed pirates and Judith was separated from her husband and taken to Somalia. Held hostage in what she described as a “horrible house” for a large ransom, she learned that responsibility for securing her release rested with her son, Ollie. She tells her story to Dan Damon.
This program aired on KCPW August 2, 2013 at 9am and 8pm. For more information you can visit the BBC’s website