Fire in the Night

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Fire in the Night
Fire in the Night.jpg
Film poster
Directed byAnthony Wonke
Written byStephen McGinty
Release date
  • 20 June 2013 (2013-06-20)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Fire in the Night is a 2013 British documentary film about the Piper Alpha disaster directed by Anthony Wonke.[1] It won the Audience Award at the 2013 Edinburgh International Film Festival.[2][3] It was first shown on television on 9 July 2013 on BBC Two, three days after the 25th anniversary of the disaster.[4]


  1. ^ "Edinburgh Film Festival rewards Piper Alpha documentary". BBC News. 28 June 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Festival film award goes to trawler movie". Scotsman. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  3. ^ Pulver, Andrew (28 June 2013). "Edinburgh gives top award to experimental documentary Leviathan". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Piper Alpha: Fire In The Night". BBC Media Centre. Retrieved 9 July 2013.

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