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The Watermill Theatre

Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AE, England
+44 1635 45834
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Under Milkwood

Wow - the Watermill does it again! Great production of Dylan Thomas Under Milkwood. Half a dozens... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Marlborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
A True Joy

Beautiful setting in a converted mill. Charming river and garden setting. Great bar facilities... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Newbury, United Kingdom
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Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AE, England
+44 1635 45834
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Wow - the Watermill does it again! Great production of Dylan Thomas Under Milkwood. Half a dozens actors and very few props but we were totally mesmerised for both acts. Alistair McGowan was fantastic as the narrator. Thoroughly recommend

1  Thank Wandering-old-ladies
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Beautiful setting in a converted mill. Charming river and garden setting. Great bar facilities. Early booking for tickets imperative and as a treat, book the restaurant for a pre-performance meal. Seating on the ground floor has better visibility.

Thank CarenJH
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I have spent too many nights at this idyllic theatre to list them all but the last show "A little night music" like many I watched more than once. Set in Bangor in the heart of the Berkshire countryside it is a truly magical place....More

1  Thank Jason P
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Idyllic setting just outside Newbury, with the River Lambourn flowing through and around this converted mill house. The welcome from the parking attendant through to the front of house, box office ...well ,all the staff was superb. We had driven here ( 1 and half...More

Thank miken2011
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Watermill theatre is set in idyllic hamlet of Bagnor just a few miles outside of Newbury. It's a delightful setting with the river Lambourn flowing by and ducks and geese in residence on the lawn. Of course the theatre is the main reason for...More

Thank robinstrapp
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We actually came to the Watermill Theatre to see a production of A Little Night Music. The performance was absolutely great, but we also loved the theatre venue. Next time we will be sure to also book for a meal before the show to make...More

Thank Francis V
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The Watermill Theatre is a gem. Although just five minutes' drive from the centre of Newbury it feels in the middle of nowhere. It has beautiful buildings, a delightful restaurant, has friendly, knowledgeable and helpful staff and volunteers and, most importantly, its productions are varied...More

Thank Arts and Sports C
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Our friends recommended "A little light music" as being "delightful". We thought it was wonderful and amazed at the talent of the actor/musicians who could play so many instruments, dance, sing and move the stage sets around all at the same time! Everything was so...More

Thank BobH764
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

What a lovely theatre- wonderful intimate theatre space- brilliant food served by cheerful ladies and all at a fair price with a super bar A wholly satisfying evening

Thank Silver Dove C
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We have been to this delightful theatre several times but our visit this week was especially enjoyable. The performance of A Little Night Music was brilliant and I left feeling exhilarated. How the cast can manage to play instruments one moment and then jump into...More

Thank Hazelnut38
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Leslie P
21 October 2017|
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Response from 21stCPragmatist | Reviewed this property |
There is ample parking for the Theatre. For disabled drivers, book a space immediately to the front of the car park. There is an overspill car park used which is less than 100 metres from the theatre. If you have a disabled... More