The tourist police struggle with the growing trend of individuals who use a hard drug known to locals as Yaa Baa that naive tourists often take in a bid to have a good time. This documentary follows a 19-year-old Cumbrian girl whose two week dream holiday with her boyfriend turned into a two and a half month nightmare after being caught in possession of cannabis at one of the infamous Full Moon parties in Koh Phangan.
The cameras revisit the Full Moon Party on the island of Koh Phangan where thousands of gap year students and travellers are partying hard on cheap alcohol. A young British traveller has his head smashed with a brick after a local man tries to steal his friend's passports and more.
This episode introduces notorious drug smuggler Marcus Hilton (aka Marcus James) in Pattaya Prison. He is facing a potential death penalty or life imprisonment for drug dealing. He has already served two years in remand and is locked in his cell 24 hours day as he is classified as a high security prisoner. The program hears from his daughter and former wife.
This week captures the chaotic aftermath of the Koh Samui air crash. Bangkok Airways' flight ATR72 slipped off the runway and crashed into a disused air traffic control tower, damaging the front of the aircraft, injuring four British passengers and killing the pilot.
This episode goes inside Bang Kwang one of Thailand's most notorious jails which handles death row and long-sentence prisoners. All prisoners are required to wear leg irons for the first three months of their sentence. A British prisoner who is serving 26 years for possession with intent to sell drugs talks about life inside this high security prison.