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Colin Freeman

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 14 April 2009

John Humphrys talks to successful people who have weathered storms in their careers.

Colin Freeman, chief foreign correspondent of the Sunday Telegraph, was kidnapped in Somalia and held hostage for 40 days in remote caves in the north of the country. It is no longer as rare as it once was to hear of journalists being kidnapped, but Colin's story shows how distorted and unpredictable the rules of engagement for foreign correspondents have become.

  • John Humphrys talks to Colin Freeman

    John Humphrys talks to Colin Freeman

    John Humphrys talks to Colin Freeman about his ordeal at the hands of Somali kidnappers.


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