The Hungerford Massacre




A shocking documentary recalling eyewitness accounts about one of the worst crimes ever commited in British history.

The event that has come to be known as the “Hungerford Massacre” took place in Hungerford, Berkshire, England, on one August afternoon in 1987. The killer, 27-year-old Michael Robert Ryan, armed with two semi-automatic rifles and a handgun, shot and killed sixteen people – including his mother – before turning a gun on himself. It remains one of the worst shooting atrocities in British history.