Girls in boxing gear lying on floor

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

John McGrath, Manchester International Festival

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

John McGrath, National Theatre Wales

"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.

“The company who burst open our consciousness”

Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

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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What we're up to

In Bradford we are currently in research and development for our new production Peaceophobia to find out more click here

In Cardiff we are working on Us Here Now a socially distanced photography exhibition with artist Jon Pountney to find out more click here

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