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"…another great success for the Watermill team and their clever policy of bringing entertainment that is just a bit different and special to their audiences." WOW Magazine

"Whoops, they've done it again. The estimable 200-seat Watermill Theatre proves once more… that size doesn't matter but it's what you do with it that counts." Evening Standard

The Watermill Theatre operates throughout the year and has developed a reputation as one of Britain's most exciting regional theatres. Our productions last year were seen by 73,000 audience members and our extensive outreach and education programme involved 19,000 people.


Current Vacancies

Theatre Technician

We are looking for a technician to be part of our in-house team that includes a production department and stage management department. The candidate will be responsible for technical aspects of the theatre and on occasion performing the role of duty technician. We are looking for a candidate that has a strong knowledge of sound.  

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Equal opportunities form

To apply
Please send an up to date CV and a cover letter explaining why you believe you should be considered for the position together with a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Applications should be sent to admin@watermill.org.uk for the attention of Kerrie Driscoll, Company Manager. Please include THEATRE TECHNICIAN in the subject line. 

Closing date: Friday 22 February at 5pm
Interviews will be held during week commencing 4 March. 


Car Parking Assistants

Over 73,000 people attend shows or one-off events at The Watermill Theatre each year, where some 12 new productions are staged annually, ranging from Shakespeare and musicals to classics, new plays and youth theatre productions.

We are looking for Car Parking Assistants to join our team who are available to work on Thursday matinées between 12 noon – 2.30pm. All applications are welcome but it’s the perfect job for someone who has maybe reached retirement age but still wants to keep busy and meet people. Minimum wage paid.

For further details please contact Julie Pearson on 01635 45834 or admin@watermill.org.uk



Kitchen Porter

We are looking for a hard-working and reliable Kitchen Porter to join our team. The ideal candidate will be used to a busy kitchen environment, will work collaboratively with our small friendly team and will have their own transport. Working hours will be 40 hours per week on a flexible rota basis but mainly afternoon and evening work. An evening meal is provided when on duty.

For further information and to apply, please call Sharon Shanehchi or Paul Davies on 01635 570920 or send a copy of your up to date CV to admin@watermill.org.uk, The Watermill Theatre and Restaurant, Bagnor, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 8AE


We are committed to equality of opportunity and access for all irrespective of their age, gender, class, marital status, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, religious belief or sexual orientation. We aim to create a working environment which values and respects the variety of life styles and cultures found within theatre and within our local community.

We are dedicated to ensuring that no employee, audience member, or any other person connected to the work of The Watermill Theatre, experiences unlawful or unfair discrimination or harassment. We are committed to equality of opportunity in which individuals are selected for employment and treated on the basis of their relevant merits.