Northern Big Board

A play by Emma Adams. Commissioned by Chol

Performed in November 2012 in Shipley Swimming Pool to a sell-out audience.

A play about courage, the benefits of socialised fitness and culture, and water demons.

Performed by 

Joe Bone, Sarah Louise Davies, Tom Gordon Gill, Nickie Goldie, Lucy Hind, Daniel Mallaghan, Fred Pearson and Bradford Esprite Diving Club

Made by 

Matt Angove, Laura Clark, Heather Fenoughty, Joanna Resnick, Alex Johnston, Alan Lane, Doug Nicholson, Peter Reed, Dan Rollings, Will Simpson


Ruby Bower, Ryan Coones, Matthew Cowen, Hannah Flowers, William Hallam, Paul Harrison, Stacey Johnstone, Sian Jones, Peter Maggs, Lucy Meredith, Liz Porter, Max Roper , Scarlett Tomlinson, Evie Webb

The original project website is at

The Northern Big Board theme music can be downloaded for free, or you can pay what you want with donations supporting the Marine Conservation Society by visiting here

This project was supported by City of Bradford MDC and Kirklees Council and was funded by a Grant for the Arts Award from the Arts Council


Production images by Tony Bartholomew

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