Prince Harry ‘to be taken hostage’ in TV show

A “DRAMATISED documentary” based on what would happen if Prince Harry were taken prisoner serving in Afghanistan is to be shown on TV.

The 90-minute Channel 4 film, called The Taking of Prince Harry, features contributions from former hostages and intelligence experts.

It includes scenes showing the prince, played by actor Sebastian Reid, being held behind enemy lines while negotiations are carried out to free him.

Harry served in Afghanistan’s Helmand province for ten weeks before he was flown home in February 2008 after news that he was in the country was leaked and it was feared he would be a Taliban target.

- The film will be shown on Channel 4 at 9pm on Thursday, October 21.

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