Kidnap & Ransom Series I

Trevor Eve is international hostage negotiator Dominic King in this 3 x 60 ITV thriller, alongside John Hannah, Helen Baxendale, Natasha Little and Emma Fielding.  

When a businesswoman is kidnapped in South Africa, Dominic flies to Cape Town to negotiate her release. But when the handover goes wrong and the kidnappers strike again in the UK, King must draw on all his reserves to bring the hostage home alive.  

Filmed largely in Cape Town, Kidnap and Ransom was created by Patrick Harbinson, directed by Andy Wilson and aired in 2011. It generated consolidated ratings of 6.7 million and a 24% audience share for episode one and an average of 6.0m and a 22% share across the three episodes.