Set majestically on the banks of the River Thames, the Mill at Sonning Theatre now celebrates more than 30 years of entertainment.  Uniquely, as the only dinner theatre in the United Kingdom, it has gained unrivalled praise both nationally and internationally.

Dead Of Night

Produced by Hotspur Theatre Company


11 April - 2 May

Tickets £20 EACH (show only)

Tuesday - Thursday & Sunday Evenings at 8pm
Friday - Saturday Evenings at 7pm & 9pm



A Thriller

By Douglas McFerran


7 May - 6 June

SUNDAY MATINEES 10, 17 & 31 May


Boeing Boeing

By Marc Camoletti

Translated by Beverly Cross & Francis Evans
Directed by Keith Myers

11 June - 1 Aug



Love, Loss, and
What I Wore

by Nora Ephron
Delia Ephron


by Sarah Berger

6 August - 26 September


SPECIAL OFFER! 4 tickets for 3 on weekday evenings

Winner: 2010 Drama Desk Award

Round & Round The Garden

by Alan Ayckbourn

Winner! 2009 Tony Award
for Best Revival of a Play


1 October - 21 November

Saturday matinees every week
Sunday matinees 11,18, 25 October and 1, 8, 15 November

Music at The Mill

Magic - A Kind of Queen

Sunday 31 May

Magic have performed all over the world from Gorky Park Moscow to London Palladium & at over 1000 UK theatre gigs. So if you are a Queen Fan, or you simply want to know what a Queen concert was like Live then you must see WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS-MAGIC A KIND OF QUEEN.




Music at The Mill

The Three Degrees

Sunday 7 June


The group has remained a trio with 2 original members since Sheila Ferguson left many moons ago. The Three Degrees well known for their soulful voices, beautiful gowns, and fabulous stage shows. They are known all around the world for songs like When will I see you again, Dirty Ol’ Man, Take Good Care Of Yourself. They have been continuously touring for more than 40 years and still touring to this day.



Give someone a night to remember!


Vouchers are available in denominations from £25 to £100


Comedy Nights at The Mill

Our very popular stand up comedy evenings continue:

Monday 22nd June

Join us for an evening of comedy. Acts to be confirmed but we’ve enjoyed stand-up from the likes of Stephen K Amos, Russell Kane and Al Murray in the past. Whatever your tastes our comedy nights promise to have you rolling in the aisles with laughter!

Bar open from 6pm, dinner from 6.15 pm, show starts at 8.15 pm.


Stepping Out

by Richard Harris

Voted as Comedy of the Year
by Evening Standard Drama Awards

26 November - 16 January 2016

Saturday mats every week except 26 Dec
Sunday matinees from 6 Dec

Christmas Menu until 23 December

Special New Year's Eve Performance

11 Apr - 2 May

Dead Of Night

7 May - 6 June


11 June - 1 Aug

Boeing Boeing

6 Aug - 26 Sept

Love, Loss....

1 Oct - 21 Nov

Round The Garden

31st May

Magic - A Kind of Queen

7th June

The Three Degrees

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22 June

Comedy at the Mill

26 Nov - 16 Jan

Stepping Out


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Opening on 11th April

Our Bar is open from 6pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday nights.
On Fridays and Saturdays it is open at 5pm for the 7pm show and again from 7.40pm for the 9pm show.
See below for our new Bar Menu.

  • Bar Menu

  • Nibbles
  • Crisps - £2.00
  • Olives - £3.00
  • Spiced Mixed Nuts - £3.00
  • Pork scratchings - £3.00

  • Delicious Charcuterie & Cheese Boards
  • with Pate, Serrano Ham and Pickle - £9.50
  • or Local Waterloo Cheese with Pear, Walnuts
    and Honey - £8.50

  • Homemade Soup served
    with Artisan Bread - £5.50
  • Vegetable Samosas and Spinach Bites - £5.00
  • Handmade Pork, Prune & Chestnut
    Sausage Rolls - £5.50

  • Toasted Sandwiches

  • Tuna Melt
    Manchego Cheese, Tuna, Piquillo Peppers & Capers - £6.50
  • Caprese
    Mozarella, Sun Blushed Tomato & Basil - £6.50
  • Cheese and Ham
    Waterloo Cheese, Serrano Ham & Gherkins - £7.00

  • Sweets
  • Biscotti - £2.00
  • Vontage Bon Bons - £3.00
  • Rachael Richards Cup Cakes - £2.00

  • Cappucino - £2.80
  • Latte - £2.80
  • Expresson - £2.40
  • Americano - £2.40
  • A Variety of Classic and Herbal Teas - £1.50

Don't forget! The Mill specialises in catering for wakes. We are also an excellent venue for corporate entertainment or parties of any kind and can help you celebrate in a wondrous location.


Dead of Night will open on 11th April.


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday Night Performances

Our new bar menu is available from 6pm and the evening performances start at 8pm.


Friday and Saturday Night Performances

Our new bar menu is available from 5pm for the 7pm show and from 7.40pm for the 9pm performance.



Click here to read more about the play Click here to view the restaurant menu


The menu for the current production is shown on the details page - Click Here to see Menu. A vegetarian selection is always on the menu and gluten free and other dietrary options are available on request.





The Mill may be hired for private parties, receptions following funerals and also for conferences and training days. Whatever your party requirements, our staff will be happy to help make your event helpful and meaningful.

For information on hiring the bar, restaurant or theatre space please contact the General Manager, David Vass, on 01189 696 039.

The Mill offers a wide range of VIP and corporate packages. Providing promotional and hospitality benefits.

With excellent opportunity to promote good will among your employees. Enhance the image of your company as a good corporate citizen. Generate increased awareness of your business among the general public.

The Mill offers packages from £500 including

  • Tickets to Opening nights
  • Invitations to First night parties with champagne
  • Recognition and adverts in the theatre, the programme and on The Mill website and social media.

PLUS some packages offer exclusive advertising space in The Mill's quarterly mailing-shots reaching 32,000 patrons.

Training & Conferences

Set on the banks of the river Thames the Mill offers an ideal location for training days and conferences. Our 215 seat auditorium offers a model space for larger presentations or the boardroom can comfortably fit 30 for formal or informal presentations or training. Evening events can be accommodated on days when a production is playing with the in-house production being the entertainment.

Sponsor a Seat

Name a seat for your family, a friend or even for you! The Mill has 215 seats. An engraved plaque with the selected name will be proudly placed on your seat. The cost is only £150 for three years. What a gift! Call us on 0118 969 7082 for more information.

Give a Gift Voucher

Want to give someone a night to remember? Vouchers are available in denominations from £25 to £100:

Click to purchase a GIFT VOUCHER


"The perfect setting........ a magical place"
"A delightful theatre, an absolute little gem set on the river"

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