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Piper Alpha

By Stephen Phelps. A play based on Lord Cullen's Public Enquiry, chronicling the events of the Piper Alpha oil rig disaster, which, in July 1988, claimed the lives of 167 men.

By Stephen Phelps.

On 6 July 1988, a North Sea oil rig was destroyed by a series of explosions and a massive fire, resulting in the death of 167 men. Based on Lord Cullen's Public Inquiry, the play chronicles the disaster minute-by-minute as it happened.

Performed by Ewan Bailey, Nigel Betts, Kenny Blyth, Mark Bonnar, Liam Brennan, Stephen Critchlow, Ben Crowe, Nyasha Hatendi, Chris Pavlo, Roshan R Rohatgi, John Rowe, Dan Starkey, John Kay Steel and Joan Walker.

Produced and directed by Toby Swift.

1 hour, 35 minutes

Last on

Sun 6 Jul 2008 21:55


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