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0120130708

Penny Downie reads the remarkable story of Judith Tebbutt's 192 days in captivity at the hands of Somali pirates.

In September 2011, Judith Tebbutt and her husband David embarked on a dream holiday on an idyllic beach resort in Kenya. On the first night, their worst nightmares became reality, when they are awoken by violent intruders, and Judith is dragged away towards a waiting motor-boat. And so begins the story of Judith's near 7-month ordeal at the hands of ruthless Somali pirates, and so ends the life she knew and loved.

Today: Judith and her husband embark on a dream holiday in Kenya, when her worst nightmare becomes reality.

Writer: Judith Tebbutt

Abridger: Miranda Davies

Producer: Justine Willett

Reader: Penny Downie.

Judith embarks on a dream holiday in Kenya, when nightmare becomes reality.

0220130709

As her ordeal begins, Judith clings on to her hope that her husband is safe.

Penny Downie reads the remarkable story of Judith Tebbutt's 192 days in captivity at the hands of Somali pirates.

In September 2011, Judith Tebbutt and her husband David embarked on a dream holiday on an idyllic beach resort in Kenya. On the first night, their worst nightmares become reality, when they are awoken by violent intruders, and Judith is dragged away towards a waiting motor-boat. And so begins the story of Judith's more than 6-month ordeal at the hands of ruthless Somali pirates, and so ends the life she knew and loved.

Today: as Judith speeds through the waves, away from tourist-friendly Kenya towards the lawless state of Somalia, she clings on to the hope that her husband is free - and will somehow save her.

Writer: Judith Tebbutt

Abridger: Miranda Davies

Producer: Justine Willett

Reader: Penny Downie.

0320130710

Judith gets a phone call - but worryingly it's from her son, rather than her husband.

Penny Downie reads the remarkable story of Judith Tebbutt's 192 days in captivity at the hands of Somali pirates.

In September 2011, Judith Tebbutt and her husband David embarked on a dream holiday on an idyllic beach resort in Kenya. On the first night, their worst nightmares become reality, when they are awoken by violent intruders, and Judith is dragged away towards a waiting motor-boat. And so begins the story of Judith's more than 6-month ordeal at the hands of ruthless Somali pirates, and so ends the life she knew and loved.

Today: after nearly a month of captivity, Judith finally gets a phone call - but worryingly it's from her son, rather than from her husband...

Writer: Judith Tebbutt

Abridger: Miranda Davies

Producer: Justine Willett

Reader: Penny Downie.

0420130711

As Judith's ordeal stretches into months, she begins to fear for her sanity.

Penny Downie reads the remarkable story of Judith Tebbutt's 192 days in captivity at the hands of Somali pirates.

In September 2011, Judith Tebbutt and her husband David embarked on a dream holiday on an idyllic beach resort in Kenya. On the first night, their worst nightmares become reality, when they are awoken by violent intruders in their beach-house...

Today: as Judith's ordeal stretches into months, she begins to fear for her sanity...

Writer: Judith Tebbutt

Abridger: Miranda Davies

Producer: Justine Willett

Reader: Penny Downie.

05 LAST20130712

Judith finally lets herself believe that her ordeal could soon be over.

Penny Downie reads the remarkable true story of Judith Tebbutt's 192 days in captivity at the hands of Somali pirates.

In September 2011, Judith Tebbutt and her husband David embarked on a dream holiday on an idyllic beach resort in Kenya. On the first night, their worst nightmares become reality, when they are awoken by violent intruders, and Judith is dragged away towards a waiting motor-boat.

Today: After nearly seven months in captivity, Judith finally allows herself to believe that her ordeal could soon be over...

Writer: Judith Tebbutt

Abridger: Miranda Davies

Producer: Justine Willett

Reader: Penny Downie