REVIEW: Whistle Down the Wind at the Watermill Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1996 musical Whistle Down the Wind represents an ambitious production to mount in the intimate space at the Watermill in Newbury but Director Tom Jackson Greaves has assembled an adult and junior cast that rises magnificently to the task. The first half is stupendous as they create believable well-defined characters, move with … Read more

REVIEW: Camp Albion at the Watermill Theatre

As theaters around the country wait to hear whether the Arts Council will include them as a National Portfolio Organization in support of the new ACE 10-year strategy to “recognise and champion the creative activities and cultural experiences of every person in every town, village and city ​​in this country, and to ensure that more … Read more

REVIEW: Bleak Expectations at The Watermill Theatre

The Watermill in Newbury has its own style of production that now seems to dominate each season’s programming. On the one hand, they present actor-musicians musicals like Our Man in Havana, Wicker Husband & Assassins, on the other hand, they stage new wordy comedy shows like Wipers Times, Trial by Laughter, and Spike. They set … Read more

Full casting announced for the return of THE WICKER HUSBAND at Newbury’s The Watermill Theatre

Full casting has been announced for the highly anticipated return of critically acclaimed musical THE WICKER HUSBAND. Following the show’s premature closure on its original press night on 16 March 2020, Artistic Director Paul Hart, Executive Director Claire Murray and the team at Newbury’s The Watermill Theater are thrilled to welcome the creative team and … Read more