Performers from the site-specific theatre piece No Guts No Heart No Glory, about female muslim boxers, in boxing gear lying on the floor.

“Common Wealth will be changing the way we look at the world for years to come”

John McGrath, Manchester International Festival
A photogaph of Radical Acts, an interactive political theatre piece about the dramatic life changes made by women.

“Common Wealth will be changing the way we look at the world for years to come”

John McGrath, National Theatre Wales
A photograph of We're Still Here, a site-responsive, political promenade theatre piece about the Welsh Steel Industry.

"The kind of ground-breaking company that takes theatre out of its comfort zones"

Joyce McMillan, Scotsman
Pictured: Re: Dress rehearsal of "We'Re Still Here", a play created by Rachel Trezise, Common Wealth and the National Theatre Wales about steelworkers, which will be performed in Byass Works, a disused industrial unit, in Port Talbot, south Wales, UK.
A photograph of Our Glass House, an immersive theatre piece about domestic violence.

“The company who burst open our consciousness”

Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
A celebratory photograph of colourful brides from the Wedding Of The Year, a socially engaged piece where women married themselves.

Common Wealth

Common Wealth are based in Bradford and Cardiff and work around the world. We make site-specific theatre events that encompass electronic sound, new writing, visual design and verbatim. Our work is political and contemporary – based in the present day – the here and now. We make work that is relevant and addresses concerns of our times.

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Photo of the main cast of Peacophobia, an immersive theatre piece about Islamophobia and modified cars.

What we're up to

In Bradford we are currently working on our new production Peaceophobia, to find out more click here

In Cardiff we are working on our headline show Rent Party and a Radical Grime Summer school for young people.