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The Watermill Theatre

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Address: Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AE, England
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Really good food, excellent real ale, and a acting that is extremely well performed.

On our various trips to the Watermill Theatre we have enjoyed a really well presented and excellent meal, helped down with very good real ale. The actual theatre has always... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
bgs72
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small theatre which is cheap....except at weekends....can't be bothered to pay for a drinks licence so you have to use the Fullers vehicle attached to the side which is a kind of faux-olde worlde usual chain nonsense- the staff didn't even know how to open a bottle of ale- bizarre....bring an umbrella- if its raining then you get a soaking... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our various trips to the Watermill Theatre we have enjoyed a really well presented and excellent meal, helped down with very good real ale. The actual theatre has always provided a variety of different entertainment and plays from leading performers, always well rehearsed and presented.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although seated upstairs overlooking the stage, we still enjoyed every moment! I have eaten here on a previous visit and the choices were interesting and delicious, but sadly we didn't have time on this occasion, and had to make do with drinks in the bar. We all thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

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 30 January 2017

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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Thank Ann F
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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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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