On 1 September 2004, a group of terrorists disguised as repairmen infiltrated a school in Beslan, Russia. Using concealed weapons they took 1100 children and adults hostage. The world looked on aghast as the siege played out on live TV. Hostages tells the incredible and often harrowing stories surrounding real-life events such as the Munich massacre of 1972, the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979 and the bloody siege of the Davidian Ranch, Waco, Texas in 1993. Packed full of drama, action and heartbreak Hostages promises to be utterly captivating.