I HAVE MET THE ENEMY (and the enemy is us)


I HAVE MET THE ENEMY (and the enemy is us)

What if we said that Britain (this tiny island) is the second biggest arms dealer in the world? 

I Have Met the Enemy (and the enemy is us) is a political techno show that asks us to take a close look at the UK arms trade and its consequences around the world.

Acclaimed site-specific theatre company Common Wealth will transform spaces at the heart of communities into worlds for the audience to explore, charged with light, sound and robotic sculpture.

Palestinian actor Mo’min Swaitat who grew up under military occupation and former soldier Alex Eley who served two tours in Afghanistan, both techno dj’s, will take us on a searching & at times absurd journey into one of the darkest parts of what makes Britain tick.

I Have Met the Enemy is part techno party, part investigation and above all else a call to action.






Tour Dates

TFD Youth Centre in Holmewood, Bradford from 27th September – 5th October 2019

TFD Youth Centre, Broadstone Way, Bradford BD4 9DY

Show starts at 7.30pm, matinees at 2pm on Wednesday 2nd and Saturday 5th October

BSL interpretation on Wednesday 2nd at 2pm and Friday 4th at 7.30pm

Venue is wheelchair accessible

Tickets, £10 full price, £2 for anyone on any benefits

Book tickets here


Byker Community Centre, Newcastle from 16th October – 26th October 2019

Full price £10, £2 for Byker Residents

For more information on performance times, accessibility and to book tickets please visit Northern Stage website here 


90 minutes running time 

Recommended age – 12+


A co-production with Northern Stage, in association with Chapter Arts and Southbank Centre. Funded by Arts Council England, Bradford Council and Paul Hamlyn Foundation.