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The Watermill Theatre

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Address: Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AE, England
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Wonderful facility near Newbury

We have seen many productions at this little theatre over the years. The stage has seats around three sides and shows are usually presented to take full advantage of this layout... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
POOKIE18
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have seen many productions at this little theatre over the years. The stage has seats around three sides and shows are usually presented to take full advantage of this layout, and often use ladders for actors to climb up to the balcony. Some people may find it difficult to watch from the sides where you may have to keep... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Murder for two. Wonderful entertainment. We are always delighted with the productions from this small theatre which has lots of atmosphere. You can also dine before the show if you book ahead and the food is good.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Always a delight to come to the Watermill. A theatre created in an old mill in the idyllic viallge of Baydon just outside Newbury. The seating is around the stage and you feel part of the action wherever you sit. A triumph!

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Unique Theatre is situated in an old Water Mill two miles from Newbury, you will often see Andrew Lloyds Webber in the audience.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with family and friends watching this panto. It was an exceedingly fun and well produced production. The actors are very talented and versatile, each playing different roles and musical instruments. This tiny theatre is in such a wonderful setting and a wonderful old building it really adds to the enjoyment of whatever show is on.... More 

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Newbury
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We went to the Watermill to see the Christmas production of Sleeping Beauty. Our party consisted of 3 adults and 2 lively children of 7 & 5. The small company (7 actors) all played multiple parts and instruments!! The production was a professional as ever and thoroughly enjoyed by all. If you have not been to this venue then you... More 

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Titusville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is an altogether unique small theater with seating for about 200 people. We saw a splendid production of the Broadway show "Crazy for You." If all their productions are of this or similar quality and you enjoy the theater, then this is a MUST DO experience. All the seats give you a reasonably good view of the stage, but... More 

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I went in the summer and the surroundings were beautiful. It was lovely to be able to enjoy a drink outside before watching the play. The theatre itself is very unique: small and intimate.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Watermill is noted for excellent productions, set in a charming old watermill. It is a small space that allows the audience to be pulled into the theatrical action. We have attended many productions and the standard of acting and, particularly, the imaginative use of the small physical space has invariably provided excellent and memorable theatre. In summer, some productions... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Really cute theatre with a lovely atmosphere. Lovely layout and features from being a watermill. Good parking lots of different events.

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