Fire in the Night

Fire in the Night
  • 2013
  • UK
  • 1h 33min
  • Directed by: Anthony Wonke
  • Written by: Stephen McGinty
  • UK release: 21 June 2013

Documentary about the Piper Alpha oil rig disaster, combining archive footage and interviews.

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Fire in the Night

The world’s worst offshore disaster remembered.

In tense detail, this riveting new documentary explores the 6th July, 1988, disaster at the North Sea oil rig Piper Alpha. The film skillfully combines archival footage and audio recordings with present-day filmed interviews to recreate the suspense and horror of the disaster and to unfold the complex emotions of those who survived.

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