The Watermill Theatre

Location:The Watermill Theatre Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AE
Phone: Please contact the venue or organiser for bookings, cancellations or further information on 01635 46044

The Watermill Theatre

Their  purpose is to create great shows that audiences love. From their home in a converted Watermill in rural West Berkshire, which seats just 220 people, they  have produced award-winning work that has been recognised throughout the UK and abroad.

Upcoming events

  • 16/09/2022 All day

    Othello

    FRI 16 SEP 2022 - SAT 15 OCT 2022

    ‘For she had eyes, and chose me’

    A life torn apart by prejudice; Othello is a tender love story shattered by one man’s obsessive hate of another.

    An ambitious and respected military man, Othello is deployed to lead his unit against an impending invasion.

    But when Cassio is promoted over Iago, deep-rooted tensions are ignited and a jealous plot is set in motion which will change everything for Othello and his new wife, Desdemona.

    Shot through with the pain of betrayal and the fury of deceit, The Watermill Ensemble weave live music into this powerful and bold new adaptation of Othello.

    Please note, weekday matinées are on Tuesday and Thursday at 1pm or 2.30pm for this production.

     

    Tickets from £15

    First Week Special: £5 off tickets 16 to 19 September

  • 16/09/2022 All day

    Othello

    ‘For she had eyes, and chose me’

    A life torn apart by prejudice; Othello is a tender love story shattered by one man’s obsessive hate of another.

    An ambitious and respected military man, Othello is deployed to lead his unit against an impending invasion.

    But when Cassio is promoted over Iago, deep-rooted tensions are ignited and a jealous plot.

    This bis set in motion which will change everything for Othello and his new wife, Desdemona.

    Shot through with the pain of betrayal and the fury of deceit, The Watermill Ensemble weave live music into this powerful and bold new adaptation of Othello.

    Please note, weekday matinées are on Tuesday and Thursday at 1pm or 2.30pm for this production.

     

    Tickets from £15

    First Week Special: £5 off tickets 16 to 19 September

     

    Performance Information

    Running time: TBC
    Age guidance: 12+
    Guidance on Content: TBC

     

    Accessible Performances

    Relaxed performance: Saturday 1 October at 2.30pm

    British Sign Integrated performance: Saturday 8 October at 2.30pm and Monday 10 October at 7.30pm

    Audio Described performance: Saturday 15 October at 2.30pm

    Principal Sponsor

     

    FRIENDS PRIORITY BOOKING OPENS FRIDAY 1 APRIL AT 12PM

    Click here to become a Friend of The Watermill and access priority booking.

    GENERAL ON SALE WEDNESDAY 6 APRIL AT 12PM

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  • 02/10/2022 All day

    Flanders & Swann

    Having delighted audiences across the globe for the past decade, the Rolls Royce of Flanders and Swann shows returns!

    Join multi-award winning comedian Tim FitzHigham and BBC Radio 4 musical maestro Duncan Walsh Atkins as they starch their beards and trim their dinner jackets.

    Ready to bring you the wit and wordplay of those ingenious comedy songsmiths, Michael Flanders and Donald Swann.

    Lifelong fans and the uninitiated alike will delight to see the boys breath new life into the much-loved words and music of Flanders and Swann, including all the classics. The Hippopotamus (Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud), The Gnu, The Gas Man Cometh and many more - plus a few hidden gems along the way!

    So, join Duncan, Tim and the Hippo for the most sublime Flanders and Swann show since... well, since Flanders and Swann themeselves!

    By arrangement with the estates of Michael Flanders and Donald Swann.

     

    Tickets from £18

    FRIENDS PRIORITY BOOKING OPENS FRIDAY 1 APRIL AT 12PM
    Click here to become a Friend of The Watermill and access priority booking.
    GENERAL ON SALE WEDNESDAY 6 APRIL AT 12PM

    Other Events...

  • 22/10/2022 All day

    The Sleeping Sword

    THU 27 OCT 2022 - SAT 05 NOV 2022

    I’m not a king or a Wizard… but I do have a story to tell’

    Meet Ben Bundle. He likes fishing and snorkelling, jumping off rocks and exploring the magical island of Bryher with his friends.

    But after an accident leaves Bun blind, he fears his days if adventure are over. Until one day he is swept into the realm of his favourite story, the ancient legend of King Arthur, and Bun’s world changes forever.

    Get ready for a gripping adventure where a broken promise, a magic sword and a ghostly king reveal to Bun a life-changing quest of his own.

    A tale about magic, mystery, hope, love, triumph and disaster, The Sleeping Sword weaves a contemporary tale of self-discovery with Arthurian legend in a way that is utterly spellbinding.

     

    Tickets from £10

    FRIENDS PRIORITY BOOKING OPENS FRIDAY 1 APRIL AT 12PM
    Click here to become a Friend of The Watermill and access priority booking.
    GENERAL ON SALE WEDNESDAY 6 APRIL AT 12PM

     

     

  • 27/10/2022 All day

    The Sleeping Sword

    'I’m not a king or a Wizard… but I do have a story to tell’

    Meet Ben Bundle. He likes fishing and snorkelling, jumping off rocks and exploring the magical island of Bryher with his friends.

    But after an accident leaves Bun blind.

    He fears his days if adventure are over. Until one day he is swept into the realm of his favourite story, the ancient legend of King Arthur, and Bun’s world changes forever.

    Get ready for a gripping adventure where a broken promise, a magic sword and a ghostly king reveal to Bun a life-changing quest of his own.

    A tale about magic, mystery, hope, love, triumph and disaster, The Sleeping Sword weaves a contemporary tale of self-discovery with Arthurian legend in a way that is utterly spellbinding.

     

    Tickets from £10

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